Firm Profile > Aiyon Abogados SLP > Bilbao, Spain

Aiyon Abogados SLP
PLAZA DE VENEZUELA NO 1
PPAL DCHA DCHA
BILBAO 48001
Spain

Transport: Other transport Tier 3

With broad geographic coverage in Spain thanks to its multiple offices, Aiyon Abogados SLP has ‘experience in all kinds of issues that arise in the ground transportation sector’. Among its areas of expertise are freight and cargo claims, sanctioning proceedings, cargo handling contracts, insurance contracts and air accidents, as well as the sale, purchase, leasing and financing of aircraft. The team is led by Enrique Ortiz, Zuberoa Elorriaga, Veronica Meana, Mikel Garteiz-Goxeaskoa and Jose Dominguez.

Practice head(s):

Enrique Ortiz; Zuberoa Elorriaga; Veronica Meana; Mikel Garteiz-Goxeaskoa; Jose Dominguez

Testimonials

The AIYON team is available 24/7. The AIYON team have extensive experience in all kinds of issues that arise in the ground transportation sector. The proximity of the AIYON lawyer in his permanent communications with his clients (managers, carriers, drivers, consignees, insurance, lawyers, etc.), makes the matter work much better, obtaining all the information of interest quickly and therefore obtaining better results.’

‘Quick response (24/7 availability) focused on solving the problem thanks to extensive legal training and deep technical knowledge of the land transport sector. The firm involves, in the specific case that is the object of work and at no extra cost to the client, the AIYON lawyer with the most experience in these types of matters, which gives quick responses and great results in land transportation disputes. AIYON’s lawyers know and are up to date with the most recent jurisprudence of the Spanish courts on land transport issues. Easy communication with AIYON attorneys and their honesty. Enrique Ortiz Bastos (partner) Zubero Elorriaga Gisbert (partner).’

‘Great availability, closeness in the deal.’

Transport: Shipping Tier 3

Top-level boutiqueAiyon Abogados SLP provides experience in ‘all types of matters that arise in the shipping sector: administrative, civil, commercial, wet and dry’. From offices in Madrid, Cádiz, Bilbao and Algeciras, the firm advises international institutions, insurance companies and P&I clubs. Other clients include shipping companies, shipping agents, freight forwarders, logistic companies and trading companies. The team has expertise in contentious and non-contentious maritime matters and is jointly led by Veronica Meana, Mikel Garteiz-Goxeaskoa, Zuberoa Elorriaga, Enrique Ortiz and Jose Dominguez.

Practice head(s):

Veronica Meana; Mikel Garteiz-Goxeaskoa; Zuberoa Elorriaga; Enrique Ortiz; Jose Dominguez

Testimonials

The AIYON team is available 24/7. The AIYON team have extensive experience in all types of matters that arise in the Shipping sector (administrative, civil, commercial, wet / dry). The proximity of the AIYON lawyer in his permanent communications with his clients (shipowners / charterers, captains, crew, consignees, insurance, etc.), makes the matter work much better, obtaining all the information of interest quickly and therefore obtaining better results.’

‘AIYON is a top-level boutique office comparable in its specialty of Shipping with any top-level specialist office that may exist in Spain. They work regularly with law firms from other countries.’

‘Quick response (24/7 availability) focused on solving the problem thanks to extensive legal training and deep technical knowledge of the shipping sector. The firm involves, in the specific case and at no extra cost to the client, the AIYON lawyer with the most experience in this type of matter, which gives quick answers and great results.’

‘AIYON is a solid firm that, from its offices in Bilbao, Madrid, Cádiz and Algeciras, gives you face-to-face service throughout the Spanish territory. The great legal and technical training of AIYON lawyers in the shipping sector, who deeply know the business, the operation and its material execution. They know and are up to date with the most recent jurisprudence of the Spanish courts on shipping issues. Easy communication with AIYON attorneys and their honesty. Enrique Ortiz Bastos (partner) Jose Dominguez Castro (partner) Mikel Garteiz-goxeascoa (partner) Verónica Meana Larrucea (partner).’

The firm: The firm was established in 2015. Aiyon Abogados was initially formed by six first-class lawyers highly experienced in negotiation, arbitration, litigation and contract drafting.

Aiyon Abogados’ lawyers have intervened in most of the major shipping, trade, insurance and transport matters in Spain with excellent results.

Aiyon Abogados’ added value lies in the extensive experience of its individual members (an average of 17 years), their professionalism and a long-standing culture of successful team work. The firm’s lawyers have been working together as a team for most of their careers. This enables the firm to select the best team for each particular matter and client with a clear goal in mind: to protect and promote clients’ businesses. Clients can rely on Aiyon Abogados for the best and most cost-effective solutions in various matters.

The firm also relies on the close collaboration of six other lawyers that are experts in corporate, tax, civil, labour and criminal law and collaborates with an extensive network of experts and surveyors.

The firm offers assistance in any port and venue in Spain through its four offices in Bilbao, Madrid, Algeciras and Cadiz.

Areas of practice: The firm’s main areas of practice are shipping, transport, trade and insurance law. In these areas the firm’s lawyers are proficient litigators and negotiators. The firm is also expert in contract drafting.

Shipping: Aiyon Abogados has advised on marine casualties such as collisions, strikings, salvage or wreck removal matters. Aiyon Abogados has also acted in major pollution matters. Other areas of expertise in this field are: marine insurance (for example, P&I, H&M, and cargo and passenger cover), cargo claims, passenger and baggage claims, freight claims (cargo liens and public sale), stowaways, Paris MoU and sanctioning proceedings, stevedoring contracts, ship arrest and maritime liens, piracy, labour matters, ship registration, drafting of charter party contracts, shipbuilding and ship repair contracts. The firm’s lawyers have also provided advice in agency and freight forwarding matters. Aiyon Abogados also has an experienced yachting department that has advised on matters of Spanish regulations and taxes, casualties, contract disputes, arrest and other issues.

Land transportation: Aiyon Abogados has advised in national and international (CMR) carriage matters, cargo claims, theft of cargoes, contracts of bailment, and in matters of logistic and multimodal transportation contracts.

Aviation: the firm’s lawyers are experienced in aircraft registry, cargo, passenger and baggage claims, casualties, sale and purchase, chartering and leasing contracts, and aircraft arrests.

Insurance matters: Aiyon Abogados has handled different kinds of insurance claims, including claims by the assured against the insurance company. It has also provided advice on claims handling and policy drafting.

International trade: the firm has handled and given advice in sale and purchase contracts, Incoterms, letters of credit (UCP), contracts of bailment, custom procedures, insurance, etc.

The firm has also intervened in corporate, tax, civil, labour and criminal matters with the assistance of its collaborators.

Department Name Email Telephone
Shipping
Land transportation
Aviation
International trade
Insurance
Arbitration
Yachting
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards
Litigation and ADR
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr JOSE ANTONIO DOMINGUEZ  photo Mr JOSE ANTONIO DOMINGUEZ PARTNER
Ms ZUBEROA ELORRIAGA  photo Ms ZUBEROA ELORRIAGA PARTNER
Ms JULIA GARCIA  photo Ms JULIA GARCIA PARTNER
Mr MIKEL GARTEIZ-GOXEASKOA  photo Mr MIKEL GARTEIZ-GOXEASKOA PARTNER
Ms VERONICA MEANA  photo Ms VERONICA MEANA PARTNER
Mr ENRIQUE ORTIZ  photo Mr ENRIQUE ORTIZ PARTNER
Number of lawyers : 12
at this office : 3
:
Basque
English
French
German
Spanish
The Propeller Club
WISTA
EALA
Spanish Bar Association
Comport Bahia de Algeciras
AEDM
National Yachting Industry Association
ANEN
Contacts : Veronica Meana
Contacts : Mikel Garteiz-Goxeaskoa
Contacts : Zuberoa Elorriaga (Bilbao office)
Contacts : Enrique Ortiz (Cadiz office)
Contacts : Jose Dominguez (Algeciras office)
Other offices : Cadiz
Other offices : Madrid
Other offices : Algeciras