Zafo Law has taught at the Spanish Master’s program ‘Transporte y Maritimo’ offered by the Spanish Bar Association in Barcelona (Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona), and we have written articles on Maritime law published in The Maritime Advocate in London and New York.
In transport, maritime law and insurance, our types of clients are very different. Examples include foreign lawyers, national and foreign insurance groups, international multimodal transport, P&I Clubs, forwarders, shippers, claim brokers and banking institutions.
Our advice covers all aspects of transport including:
In relation to the law of the sea, we have experience in:
In connection with this, we advise and handle both legal proceedings and “pre-litigation contracts” such as:
Litigation about liability in transport
Litigation about liabitlity of the leisure boats
Cargo claims & insurance law
Legal opinions about contracts of vessels
Cargo claims on behalf of shipper or insurance companies and creditor’s priority right concerning maritime services
P&I Club claims
Marine & Aviation accidents
Litigation for breach of logistics contracts
Cargo claims according to CMR convention or Spanish transport legislation
Legal opinions about Spanish marine and aviation law
Execution of foreign judgements
Precautionary measures about foreign proceedings
Jurisdiction matters an commercial arbitration
Since the foundation of Zafo Law in 2004, the office has gained exceptional experience in advising Scandinavian clients on Spanish legal matters. The most of cases dealt with by Zafo Law contain an international element involving one of the Scandinavian countries.
Vicente Sebastián Ruiz
Managing Partner and Abogado (spanish attorney-at-law)