aiyon abogados mikel Garteiz-goxeazkoa


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Mikel Garteiz-goxeaskoa

Mikel holds a Law Degree from the University of the Basque Country (1999) and a Masters Degree (LLM) in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton (2000, UK). He participated in the Port Companies Management Course at the University of Deusto (2001).

Mikel started his professional career in 2000 working in the law firm Bufete Berenguer Comas Abogados. Later, in 2001, Mikel joined the law firm Fernando Meana Green & Co. where he had worked for 14 years until he became a partner of AIYON Abogados in 2015.

Over almost two decades of professional career, Mikel has acquired great court and out of court experience advising national and international clients on a wide number of cases within the Maritime and Transport Law, Insurance and International Trade Law, in particular, dealing with cargo claims (B/L, CMR, etc.), charteparty claims, marine insurance, collective insurance and civil liability claims, salvage and collisions, piracy, ship arrest and cargo seizure, marine pollution, sanctioning proceedings, stevedores damages, marine labour disputes, drafting and revising contracts (marine services contracts, agency contracts, shipbuilding contracts, general conditions, international sale contracts, letter of credit). He also advises clients on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments or arbitration awards.

Mikel is also the Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic covering the area of the Basque Country and Navarre from AIYON Abogados office in Bilbao.

Member of the Bar Association of Biscay.

Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in the Basque Country and Navarre (since February 2013).

Lates News:
  • Irantzu Sedano Speaker at the National Maritime Law Congress29 November, 2022 - 9:47 am

    Once again, this year on 17 and 18 November 2022, the National Maritime Law Congress organised by the Spanish Maritime Law Association was held in Madrid. AIYON Abogados, in addition to sponsoring the event, has collaborated closely in it, as our colleague Irantzu Sedano had the opportunity to be a speaker at the event with her presentation […]

  • On Ports of Refuge28 November, 2022 - 1:29 pm

    Vessels in an emergency or dangerous situation while underway, whether due to fire, capsize, explosion, collision, etc., require urgent assistance. This assistance may come from vessels close to the incident, as well as from the rescue teams and coastal state authorities in charge of the area of responsibility for maritime search and rescue (SAR area) […]

  • AIYON Abogados collaborates with ISDE21 November, 2022 - 10:32 am

    The ISDE Law Business School has been collaborating this year with AIYON Abogados in teaching the classes on Land Transport and Maritime Transport included in its postgraduate course offered under the title “Master in Business Law, Arbitration and ADR”. Our partner in Madrid, Verónica Meana, was in charge of the asynchronous classes on Land and Maritime […]


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