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Muñoz Arribas Abogados S.L.P.
28020, MADRID

MUÑOZ ARRIBAS ABOGADOS S.L.P. is a law firm founded more than forty years ago, being currently a firm specialized in covering the legal needs of the insurance sector, which following the needs of his clients has become one of the best law firms into the insurance sector, has five partners, seventeen lawyers and four administrative staff.

Muñoz Arribas Abogados, S.L.P. has lengthy experience in assisting clients (mainly insurance companies, mutual and underwriting agencies) in their day to day issues. Recently the firm has repeatedly been involved, among others, in the following issues: impact of new regulations, litigation, advice, etc.

The firm’s core areas are: civil liability, construction liability and technical professions, medical malpractice, professional liability, liability of products, D&O and budget lines, public authorities, financial liability, environment, advisors liability, arbitration and mediation, occupational accident, services at employment setting, prevention of labour risks and social security for subscriptions agency and insurance companies either national or international, cyber risks and data protection, personal damages, state liability, advisory in the draft of policies, reinsurance, run off, legal reports, arbitration and mediation, recover actions, training, outsource services for insurance operators; thus, as an example, the firm handles losses which do not surpass a certain sum. Muñoz Arribas Abogados, S.L.P. has a structured and well sized insured team who address each issue from a holistic approach and lawyers highly experienced in insurance cases. The firm aims to have tangible knowledge of the insurance sector (its depth, its application and unlocking its future potential) so it can offer services and products developed around the real needs of clients.

HARMONIE GROUP is an important worldwide group of associated law firms based in the USA, and a single representative in each European country, all of them dedicated to Insurance and referenced by Chambers & Partners, being our firm the representative of this group in Spain.Through this alliance Muñoz Arribas Abogados, S.L.P., offers its clients its services in the USA, Canada, Latin America and Europe.

The firm’s lawyers actively participate in associations and institutions, thus, among our lawyers there are advisors of the Civil Liability and Insurance Section, as well as of the Construction and Engineering Law Section of the Madrid Bar Association, members of the Cyber Risks Commission of the Spanish Association of Risk Management and Insurance, members of the Association of Lawyers Specialized in Civil Liability and Insurance, etc.

Since its foundation, the firm has had a training area for its clients, offering presentations and courses tailored to their needs. In addition, our lawyers conduct the Diploma of High Specialization in Insurance and Civil Liability of the School of Legal Practice of the Complutense University of Madrid, and are Professors at Inese, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, ICADE, Universidad Carlos 3 de Madrid, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and other academic institutions.

We are also very active in the informative field and belong to the Editorial Board of the Inese’s Civil Liability and Insurance Bulletin, we have directed and coordinated several books, we write regularly in legal magazines and we are also active in the legal field, directed and coordinated several books, we write regularly in legal magazines.

Muñoz Arribas Abogados, S.L.P., is honored to have among its clients the following:Adaptation to the regulatory framework of foreign policies. Claims audit. Bidding documentation for public tenders. Claims management/TPA . Advice on insurance product configuration. Run-off. Drafting of terms and conditions. Integral advice to the operators intervening in the insurance sector (insurance companies, underwriting agencies, insurance intermediaries, brokers, brokers, etc.) in relation to their incorporation, operation and contracting. Audit of the Underwriting Agency and the Branch in Spain from a regulatory point of view, in order to verify compliance with the regulations in force regarding the Regulation and Supervision of private insurance. Review of terms and conditions and updating due to regulatory and/or jurisprudential changes. Advice on Brexit. Drafting of mandate contract and operational contract with Underwriting Agency-Insurer. Criminal, Regulatory Compliance, etc. Ex profeso creation of policies. Remuneration audit and salary register. Employment advice (e.g. Novabrook). Advice on the application of the “Convenio Colectivo” of the insurance sector.

Department Name Email Telephone
Civil liability Francisco Javier Muñoz +34915569108
Construction liability and technical professions Francisco Javier Muñoz +34915569108
Medical malpractice, Data Prote Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
D&O and budget lines, Cyber, Alberto Muñoz +34915569108
Work Place accidents Jose Antonio Muñoz +34915569108
Prevention of labour risks and social security Jose Antonio Muñoz +34915569108
Professional liabilities Alberto Muñoz +34915569108
Liability of products Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
Personal damage Jose Antonio Muñoz +34915569108
Cyber risks and data protection Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
Environment liabilities Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
Recovery actions Francisco Javier Muñoz +34915569108
Legal reports Alberto Muñoz +34915569108
Arbitration and mediation Francisco Javier Muñoz +34915569108
Outsourced services for insurance operators Alberto Muñoz +34915569108
Advice in the draft of policies Alberto Muñoz +34915569108
Reinsurance Jose Antonio Muñoz +34915569108
Run off Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
Regulatory Bernardo Ybarra +34915569108
Photo Name Position Profile
Ana Candelaria Baragaño Alvarez photo Ms Ana Candelaria Baragaño Alvarez Senior Lawyer
Ismael Valera Bonet photo Mr Ismael Valera Bonet Senior Lawyer
Francisco Javier Muñoz Villarreal photo Mr Francisco Javier Muñoz Villarreal Partner. Director of the Professional Liability Department
Jose Antonio Muñoz Villarreal photo Mr Jose Antonio Muñoz Villarreal Managing Partner
Bernardo Ybarra Malo de Molina photo Mr Bernardo Ybarra Malo de Molina Partner.  Director of the Medmal Department
Partners : 5
Number of lawyers : 16
Administrative staff : 5
Harmonie group

CLIENT: Gonzalo Mateos Fernández- Maquieira, Financial Lines & Claims Manager.
COMPANY/FIRM: Iberian Insurance Group.
TESTIMONIAL: Muñoz Arribas Attorneys advised us in the coverage decision of a complex PI claim. The complexity of the claim lead us to be highly unsure about the right decision to make. Through their advise we acquired a clear vision on the scope of cover of the Policy to be considered. We are completely satisfied with the output and consistently happy to have such a trusted partner.

For years the firm has been an SME friend of Unicef, a collaborating company in the Pymes Amigas programme for its support of UNICEF’s work in defence of children’s rights.
Every year, the firm also sponsors the basketball tournament organised by the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Foundation.
For a couple of years now, in addition to our corporate social responsibility and pro bono activities, we have been providing free legal advice to Amref Salud Africa España. Amref received the 2018 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, has been granted to Amref Health Africa (Global) and Amref Salud Africa (Spain), “for the sustained effort to respond to the needs of millions of people on the African continent, complementing the action of local health systems”.