On January 1st, Maider Arrieta, Jaime Albors and Carlos Sanlorenzo were appointed as partners of the Firm.

On January 1st, Maider Arrieta, Jaime Albors and Carlos Sanlorenzo were appointed as partners of the Firm. These appointments strengthen the firm in its expansion process. Maider has proven experience and special dedication to all kinds of maritime law, insurance and reinsurance matters from a procedural perspective; Jaime practices as a Spanish Lawyer and as [...]


The United Nations General Assembly adopted on 7 December 2022 the United Nations Convention on the International Effects of Judicial Sales of Ships

After four years of work by Working Group VI (taking into consideration the initial draft submitted by the CMI) at UNCITRAL, in which Eduardo Albors and Juan Pablo Rodríguez have been participated, the Instrument finally approved is expected to provide legal protection for purchasers of ships sold by judicial sale, while safeguarding the interests of shipowners and [...]


Free webinar covering Yacht Restrictions in Ports during COVID-19 with the participation of Miguel Angel Serra

Quaynote Communications are pleased to be hosting a free webinar covering Yacht Restrictions in Ports during COVID-19 which will take place at 3pm UK/4pm European Time on Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 and will last for 45 mins. Hosted by Alison Vassallo, Head of Yachting, Partner at Fenech & Fenech, the panel will include: Janet Xanthopolous, [...]


COVID’19 outbreak: prohibition on entry at all Balearic Islands ports/marinas for recreational yachts (pleasure or commercial)

As a consequence of the declaration of the state of alarm/emergency in Spain last Saturday March 14 (Royal Decree 463/2020), caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, and the inherent need to manage the health crisis situation, last Tuesday March 17 the Minister of Transport of the Spanish Government issued out an Order (TMA/247/2020) establishing the transport [...]


Recent debate: The Balearic Port Auhtority repair&refit rate. By Miguel Ángel Serra

Last November 18, 2019 the Resolution of the Balearic Port Authority (APB) was published in the Spanish Official Gazette approving the so-called ‘Tasa de actividad’, which consists of a fee on the business activity of companies and sole traders rendering repair and refit services to yachts in those Balearic Islands Ports under the jurisdiction of [...]


The 2020 Best Lawyers’ Guide further reinforces the Firm´s strong position as it continues to improve in its yearly ranking

In its 2020 edition, Eduardo Albors, Javier Portales (Insurance, Maritime and Transport Law), Javier Galiano (Maritime Law), Alfonso de Ochoa (Maritime and Transport Law), Maider Arrieta (Maritime and Transport Law), Miguel Ángel Serra (Tax Law) and Jaime Albors (Transport Law) have all been nominated by the Guide in its ranking, which has been published today [...]


Tribute for Doctor Ignacio Melo, President of the Mexican Maritime Law Association

Last Friday 28th of September, a tribute to Doctor Ignacio Merlo, President of the Mexican Maritime Law Association, was held in the city of Mexico, with the presence of the Presidents and distinguished members of the Latin-American Shipping Law Associations and the attendance the President of the Comite Maritime International, Christopher O. Davis. At the [...]

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