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Band 1
What the team is known for

The leading law firm Albors Galiano & Portales enjoys a formidable reputation across the Spanish shipping market. The team is particularly renowned for its expertise in complex maritime insurance claims. Furthermore, clients benefit from the firm's strength in shipping finance and accidents, in addition to regulatory matters, cargo claims and salvage cases. A further area of expertise lies in marine pollution mandates, while the firm also offers capabilities in matters relating to yachts, motorboats and ports. Albors Galiano & Portales rounds off its excellent offering with its prowess in handling shipping litigation as well as arbitration. Its broad client base includes insurance groups and shipping companies. With its offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Palma de Mallorca, the law firm is in a strong position to offer comprehensive nationwide coverage.

Strengths

Highlighting the firm's high level of market activity, one interviewee further describes Albors Galiano & Portales as "very well known."

Notable practitioners

Interviewees describe Javier Portales as a "very bright lawyer." He is widely considered to be one of Spain's top shipping experts, handling a broad array of mandates often in connection to marine insurance and admiralty law. He is also experienced in complex arbitration proceedings.

Barcelona-based practitioner Alfonso de Ochoa Martínez advises on contentious and non-contentious shipping mandates with expertise in international trade and insurance law.

Excellent practitioner Eduardo Albors is held in high esteem for his longstanding expertise in the Spanish shipping world, handling contentious and non-contentious mandates including charter party and bill of lading disputes, marine insurance and admiralty. Interviewees describe Eduardo Albors as a "very good shipping lawyer."

Ranked Lawyers at
Albors Galiano & Portales

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Eduardo Albors
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Javier Portales
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Alfonso de Ochoa Martínez
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