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Verónica Meana

Verónica holds a Law Degree from the C.E.U. San Pablo University of Madrid (1994) and a Masters Degree (LL.M) in U.S. Las for Foreign Lawyers from the University of Texas (USA, 2000).

After a year of Maritime Law internship in Holman, Fenwick & Willan in London (1995), Verónica joined Fernando Meana Green y Asociados law firm in 1996. From 1998, Verónica studied at the School of Law of the University of Texas and rejoined Meana Green Maura & Co. in January 2001, until she became a partner of AIYON Abogados in September 2015.

Verónica has broad experience in all areas of maritime law including cases related to arbitration and mediation, and also in contractual disputes, passenger claims especially those related to cruise ships, claims under charterparties and / or bills of lading, collisions and maritime accidents; cases related to recreational yacht incidents and recovery claims, land transport law and CMR, mercantile and civil law as well as in other areas of law such as administrative maritime law. Verónica provides advice to insurance companies, import and export companies, ship agents and freight forwarders, shipowners and other maritime operators.

Verónica is ranked among the best Maritime Law specialists in Chambers and Partners.

Member of the Bar Association of Madrid.

Publications

Contribution to the publication on “Limitation of Liability for Marine Claims” (4th edition) in Spanish law, published by the international law firm, INCE & CO (2004).

Leading author of the Spanish chapter “Shipping and International Guide”, publication edited by David Lucas of Hill Dickinson (2011).

Author of the chapter regarding wreck removal contracts in the book “Los contratos sobre el buque en Derecho español. Análisis práctico” published by the Spanish MLA (AEDM)/ Dykinson (2018).

Lates News:
  • A competitive but also a secure road transportation10 July, 2019 - 12:08 pm

    We received a new case in our law firm. Our good clients request that we protect their interests in a case of cargo that was stolen during a road transportation between Spain and Italy, a contract that was agreed under the terms of the CMR Convention (Convention relative au contrat de transport international de Marchandise […]

  • PIRACY, A REALITY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY28 June, 2019 - 9:03 am

    Piracy in the maritime world is a reality with a history of hundreds of years, being sometimes prosecuted and other times protected by the institutions of the countries present in the different maritime areas around the world. We have been currently witnessing the fact that this phenomenon is still alive and that it is a […]

  • Judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the “SPANAIR crash case”5 June, 2019 - 3:11 pm

    The recent Judgement of the Supreme Court (The Civil Chamber) nº 1513/2019, of 17th of May 2019, brings to a close the issue on the assessment of personal injuries in aviation accidents as it states that, in the absence of assessment standards for personal injuries caused in aircraft accidents a compensation based on the existing […]

  • THE NEW CODE OF ETHICS20 May, 2019 - 3:57 pm

    On March 6th 2019, the General Council of the Spanish Bar approved the new Code of Ethics which came into force on May 9th 2019. This Code encompasses a set of principles of conduct that should govern the professional activities of lawyers and derogates the Code which was in force since 2002. These norms amend […]

  • WISTA Spain Annual Meeting – 2019 – “Bilbao in Evolution”30 April, 2019 - 3:29 pm

    On 26th and 27th of April, WISTA Spain annual meeting was held in the Maritime Museum (Museo Marítimo) in Bilbao and was cosponsored by our firm. The event was organized by the WISTA associates in Bilbao, Marta Prado, the chair of the panel discussion on 26th; Itsaso Ibáñez, Carolina Ibáñez and the partner of our […]

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