Testimonials in 2013
Chambers & Partners: Its 2013 Europe Guide endorses our Managing Partner, Mr. Miquel Roca, as a notable practiconer in the area of Shipping Law. It says: “Well-known market player Miquel Roca of Blas de Lezo Abogados is valued for his "excellent approach to work," combining quick reaction times and agility in managing matters”.
Corporate International: Blas de Lezo has been recognised by the leading international corporate law guide as the 2013 Shipping Law Firm of the Year in Spain.
The Legal 500 2013: The Legal 500 EMEA 2013 Edition has endorsed Blas de Lezo as a second tier firm. It also endorses our Managing Partner, Mr. Miquel Roca, as a “leading individual” within the 5 best transport lawyers in Spain.
Spanish Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2013: The English magazine Finance Monthly has awarded Blas de Lezo with the highest recognition possible in its field of expertise.
The Award is given a the most voted law firm after seeking the feedback from clients, competitors, judges and other players in the legal sector in general and in the maritime transport sector in particular.
GLE Practice Awards 2013: This English magazine has chosen Blas de Lezo as the best Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2013 in Spain.
Testimonials in 2012
Spain Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2012: The English magazine ACQ Law has chosen Blas de Lezo as the best Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2012 in Spain, between all our competitors in our country.
Spain Niche Lawyer of the Year: The English magazine ACQ Law has chosen our Managing Partner, Miquel Roca, as the best niche lawyer of the year 2012 in Spain. Several prominent lawyers in other fields, such as tax, finance, employment or litigation run for the Award, which was awarded to Miquel Roca as the best niche lawyer in our country.
Spain Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year: The UK legal magazine Finance Law has given this Award to our firm for its expertise in advising clients on financial maritime and transport transactions.
Corporate Livewire 2012: Blas de Lezo has received the Global Award 2012 as the "Spanish Shipping and Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2012".
Chambers and Partners 2012: "Miquel Roca of Blas de Lezo Abogados enters the rankings on the back of enthusiastic client feedback: He's extremely direct and his recommendations are based on solid knowledge of Spanish and English law. He uses plain language even when he's dealing with highly complex issues."
The Legal 500 2012: Blas de Lezo improves for the third year in a row its position, being the top Maritime Law Firm recommended in the city of Barcelona: "Blas de Lezo has 'first-class knowledge of the transport industry', and 'all of the team shows a strong commitment to the disputes they manage'. Recent highlights include advising industrial machinery manufacturer Gresin on UN sanctions against Iran, and advising the government of the Balearic Islands on legislation to regulate the carriage of passengers and goods between the islands. Managing partner Miquel Roca 'can be credited for most of the firm's success either directly or through his management skills'; he is 'simply superb' and 'shines over most of the main players in Spain'."
The Legal Experts Guide 2012: Special endorsement to our Managing Partner, Miquel Roca.
Testimonials in 2011
The Global Law Experts: Blas de Lezo is the only transport, maritime and international commerce law firm in Spain recommended by "The Global Law Experts".
Spanish Shipping and Maritime Law Firm of the Year, awarded by The Legal Acquisition International Magazine to Blas de Lezo as the Best Shipping and Transport Law Firm of our country.
The 50 Best Lawyers in Spain, awarded by The Corporate International Magazine to our Managing Partner, Mr. Miquel Roca for his expertise in Shipping Law endorsing him as one of the best 50 lawyers in Spain (90.000 lawyers are estimated to be in private practice in Spain).
The Legal 500 2011: Blas de Lezo supera y mejora su recomendación del año 2010, apareciendo como el 4º mejor despacho de España en su especialidad: "Blas de Lezo has a 'high level of technical knowledge' regarding shipping law. 'Fantastic' managing partner Miquel Roca was recently appointed Official Representative of the Kingdom of Spain to sign the Rotterdam Rules for the country."
The Legal Experts Guide 2011: Recomendación especial para nuestro Socio Director Miquel Roca.
Testimonials in 2010
The Legal 500 2010: Blas de Lezo ha sido galardonada con una recomendación en la última edición de la prestigiosa guía The Legal 500.
The Legal 500 es la Guía Michelín de los despachos de abogados, y sus recomendaciones son fruto de un estudio de mercando independiente, en el que se consulta a clientes, empresas y competidores para determinar si un despacho merece una recomendación.
Blas de Lezo es el único despacho de Galicia y de todo el noroeste español que aparece recomendado en The Legal 500.
The Legal 500 también incluye una recomendación personal hacia nuestro socio director: "Miquel Roca is dual qualified in the UK and Spain and receives very high praise from clients".