ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES is a leading Firm in the Spanish Shipping, Transportation and Insurance and Reinsurance 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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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 [...]

The maritime community celebrates de European Maritime Day

Under de motto “The Future of our Seas” the European maritime community celebrated during the 18th and 19th May, the [...]

“The regulation of ports of refuge and the Modern Express case”, was the tittle of the conference given by Javier Portales in the II International Maritime Congress

Under the auspices of the II International Maritime Congress that took place in Bilbao, our Partner, Javier Portales gave a [...]

Entry into force of the new Regulation of Yacht Chartering in the Balearic Islands

The local government passed last Friday 5 May new legislation that will regulate yacht chartering activities in the Balearic Islands [...]

Jaime Albors attend the Spanish Association of Breakdown Liquidators X Seminar

The Spanish Association of Average Adjusters (AELA in Spanish) X International Seminar has held in Madrid. It was divided into [...]

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS has named ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES as the leader Law Firm in Maritime law, again in 2017

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS has named, one more time, ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES as the leading Spanish Law Firm in Maritime law [...]

Conference about the Special Vessels Registry of Canary Islands organized by the Spanish Maritime Law Association

The Spanish Maritime Law Association (AEDM in Spanish) held a conference to analyse the possible measures to make The Special [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES hires partner Miguel Angel Serra to boost their yachting practice in the Balearic Islands

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES continues to strengthen its practice areas by boosting its yachting practice in response to increased demand in [...]