ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES is a leading Firm in the Spanish Shipping, Transportation, Insurance and Reinsurance and Yachting practice areas. This status has been confirmed over recent years by the most prominent international publications. ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES was established in Madrid in the 1990’s and has achieved recognition in niche practice areas traditionally dominated by foreign law firms. We have offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Palma de Mallorca and correspondents in the main capitals. With the support of the insurance sector, both in Spain and abroad, shipowners, international operators and carriers; agents and marine terminals; shipyards; banks and financial institutions the Firm focuses its practice as leading Firm in this areas of law.

The Firm offers swift and quality services, always looking for the best result bearing in mind the cost and benefit of the legal action. Working closely with Universities offering courses in Maritime Law such as the Spanish Maritime Institute; and Fundacion Valenciaport, or the Nautical Faculty of Barcelona we are constantly lecturing in various masters in Maritme Law. The Partners of the Firm are Members of the Spanish Shipping Law Association, International Maritime CommitteeInternational Insurance Law Association, and the Spanish Arbitration Club among others.

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES advised Spanish Shipowners Association and the International Group of P&I Clubs in the process of enacting of the new Spanish Shipping Act.


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Latest news

Albors Galiano Portales will take part in the 6th Annual Opportunities in Superyachts Conference

On 22 March the 6th Annual Opportunities in Superyachts Conference will take place in Malta. Our partner Miguel Angel Serra [...]

Experts of the Firm took part in the regulatory debate held at ANEN’s VI Nautical Congress

Two panel discussions took place on the second day of the VI Nautical Congress. Javier Portales -partner representing the Firm-, [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES formally inaugurates its office in Palma

On 7th  of March, at 8 p.m., at the same time as the Nautical Congress of ANEN is taking place, [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES leads for another year the Chambers Europe 2018 ranking for Shipping law in Spain and is amongst the leading Insurance law firms in Spain

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS has published its 2018 ranking with ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES leading in its own (BAND 1) for another [...]

Back to the future: TA process in Spain clarified

The Temporary Admission (TA) Customs regime (also known as temporary importation or TI) has long been taken advantage of by [...]


The dispute in the main proceeding and the question referred for a preliminary ruling Asociación Profesional Elite Taxi (“Elite Taxi”), [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES wishes you merry Christmas and a happy new year

Please click on the image to see the Christmas we have prepared for you

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES named Spain’s Law Firm of the Year in Transportation Law at the Best Lawyers Awards 2018

In its 10th edition, the prestigious American publication The Best Lawyers in Spain named ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES “Spain Law Firm of [...]

Christmas cocktail of ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES

The traditional Christmas cocktail held by ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES will take place at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid on 14th December at 8 pm. [...]

World Maritime Day: “Connecting ports, vessels and people”

The SMC (Spanish Maritime Cluster) celebrated yesterday, 28th of September, a Seminar under the title “Connecting ports, vessels and people” [...]

Construcciones Navales Paulino Freire delivers training ship “Bima Suci” to the Indonesian Navy

Vigo held this Tuesday, 12th of September, the delivery of the training ship “Bima Suci” to the Indonesian Navy, build [...]

Annual Conference of the International Maritime Committee in Genoa

The International Maritime Committee took place on the 7th and 8th of September in Genoa together with the Conference jointly [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES participates in the second edition of the Course in nautical charter organised by the SMI

The second edition of the course in nautical charter organised by the Spanish Maritime Institute (SMI) will take place in [...]

ECJ declares the unenforceability of jurisdiction agreements between insurers and policy holders against third parties exercising a direct action in the marine insurance environment

The Judgment published the 13th of July (it can be accessed in this link), the Eighth Chamber of the ECJ, [...]

Conference in the Bar Association of Valencia about the Brexit and its influence in the Spanish Advocates’ performance

The Valencia´s Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation held the last Tuesday, 27th June, in the Bar Association of Valencia, [...]

Seminar of Maritime Arbitration organized by the Union Internationale des Avocats, with the participation of Jaime Albors

Last 23th June a seminar took place in Bilbao, held at the the Basque Bar Association, named “International Arbitration, Actual [...]

The Spanish Maritime Law Association´s National Congress 2017 came to a successful end

The Spanish Maritime Law Association (AEDM in Spanish) celebrated its National Congress last 15th and 16th June with a successful [...]

The Spanish Maritime Law Association´s National Congress 2017

Under the motto Actual problems in the legislation and maritime litigation the National Congress of the Spanish Maritime Law Association [...]

Miguel Angel Serra takes part in the “East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum”

Our partner, Miguel Angel Serra, was speaker on the East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum, which took place in Athens on 1 [...]

Carlos Sanlorenzo, appointed as Maritime Ambassador for IMO in Spain

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has appointed our Senior Associate, Carlos Sanlorenzo, as “IMO Maritime Ambassador” from Spain, as a [...]