CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS, una de las publicaciones internacionales de referencia en el ámbito del Derecho, selecciona, un año más, al Despacho como líder en Derecho marítimo (Shipping. Band 1). En el año 2017, ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES vuelve a encabezar el prestigioso Top ranked Chambers Europe, que distingue la excelencia en la profesión jurídica, el crecimiento estratégico de las Firmas y su extraordinario servicio al cliente, en esta especialidad (Band 1). Sus Socios Eduardo Albors (Band 1), Javier Portales (Band 1) y Alfonso de Ochoa (Band 4) ocupan las primeras posiciones del ranking.
What the team is known for Long-standing presence at the top of the Spanish shipping market, with an enviable client list consisting of major P&I clubs, multinational insurance companies and key domestic shipping clients. Regularly handles wet shipping mandates, including diverse casualty claims and salvage cases. Assists shipyards and their insurers with damages claims. Benefits from an experienced team that can also cover contractual disputes and non-contentious matters, including regulatory advice.
Strengths Clients highlight the team’s “deep knowledge of national and international shipping law and extensive experience of its application in court.”
Interviewees add: “They are real gentlemen, very flexible, and adapt to the customer’s needs.”
Eduardo Albors is recognised by clients and peers as an “outstanding lawyer in the shipping field.” He has long-standing experience in shipping and insurance law, with additional expertise in marine pollution and international commerce.
Described by one peer as “the best in the market,” Javier Portales focuses on wet shipping and insurance litigation. Clients appreciate that “he has great experience and knows how to handle highly complex matters. He gives concrete responses and is always available.”
Alfonso de Ochoa Martínez has 25 years’ experience in the field and handles shipping, insurance and port matters from the Barcelona office of the firm. Peers agree that he is a good lawyer.