Carlos Salinas Adelantado > MA Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

MA Abogados
28001, MADRID

Work Department

Transport Shipping. Arbitration.


Founding partner


He founded the law firm Salinas Legal y Tributario S.L.P,, whose fundamental philosophy is to furnish global legal advice of maximum quality.
In 2011, as a founding partner, he embarked upon the project to create the new firm MA Abogados, made up of a group of practices desirous of creating a firm specialised in legal consultancy for medium and large companies, of national scope and international vocation.
He has extensive experience in litigation and consultancy in Mercantile, Maritime and Economic Crime Law, having directed legal and arbitration issues at Spanish and international forums.
Full Professor in Mercantile Law at the University of Valencia. Insolvency Practitioner, Consultancy Lawyer and Non-Director Secretary. Adviser to several stakeholder groups during the legislative process for the General Maritime Navigation Act Project and the Securities Market Act Reform Project.
He has seen the adviser on Spanish and Italian Law in relation to bank guarantees for the German Association of Savings Banks. Member of the Spanish Maritime Law Association. Course director for the Master’s on Maritime Law. He has given conferences and courses at different universities, bar associations, colleges of notaries and registrars, as well as different banking entities.


Spanish; English; Italian; Deutch; French


Member of the Bar Association of Valencia.Member of the Spanish Maritime Law Association


Degree in Law summa cum laude from the University of Valencia (1987-1992).
Doctorate in Law. Università degli Studi di Bologna (Italy). 1995.
He has carried out postgraduate studies at the University of Bologna, the International Court of Justice at The Hague, the Max Planck Institute of Private International Law and Comparative Law at Hamburg, the University of Mainz, and the Institute of Banking Law of the German Association of Savings Banks.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Transport: Shipping

MA Abogados advises across a range of shipping matters, including ports terminals, offshore contracts, insurance, bulk trades and shipyards, as well as assisting in shipbuilding contracts and finance. The firm is also experienced in contentious matters, notably arbitration, ICC and LMAA issues. Carlos Salinas Adelantado specialises in transport law, arbitration, insurance and international trade. He co-leads the team with Sara Recatalá Chordá, who focuses on commercial, arbitration and transport law matters.