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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.


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:
  • RDL 10/2020, of March 29th, Suspension of Non-essential Activities2 April, 2020 - 6:57 am

    The recent Royal Decree Law nº 10/2020, of March 29th  orders the suspension of companies and non-essential works as a consequence of the declaration of the state of alarm issued on March 14th, an order that certainly affects both the economy and society in a global way.   This suspension will last 11 days, from […]

  • Extension of the State of Alarm in Spain27 March, 2020 - 12:59 pm

    The Congress of Deputies, at the plenary session on March 25, approved the extension of the State of Alarm for another 15 days, among other things.  This means that all the measures, orders and decisions that have been implemented up to now and have been extended during the period of the State of Alarm shall […]

  • The Judicial System and Administrative Procedures throughout the Spanish state16 March, 2020 - 5:53 pm

    On March 14, 2020, the President of the Spanish  Government declared the State of Alarm (by means of RD 463/2020) throughout the National Territory, due to the exceptional situation of danger to the Public Health generated by the COVID-19 outbreak. Thus, the part of the legal activity of the country has been practically suspended, with […]

  • AIYON Abogados remain operative during the state of alarm declared in Spain16 March, 2020 - 11:44 am

    During the State of Alarm declared by the Spanish Government on the last Saturday 14TH March, with an initial period of 15 days that may be further extended, all the team of AIYON Abogados remains operative to cover our clients’ needs, insofar as it is possible in this unpredictable scenario. You can contact us through […]

  • Claims Made Clauses4 February, 2020 - 7:43 am

    The “claims made” clauses in civil liability insurance contracts are regulated in article 73, paragraph 2, of the Spanish Insurance Contract Law (Law 50/1980 of October 8th). This paragraph contains two subsections that describe two types of temporary delimitation clauses, i.e., claims occurring clauses and claims made clauses. The first of these clauses circumscribes the […]


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