Twenty first century is the era of high technologies where increasing dataflow requires speedy communications and transfer of information over large distances in a limited period of time. All communications facilities including high-speed internet, calls, and emails are nowadays carried by modern fiber-optic telecommunications cables laid on the bottom of the oceans. Apart from technical and engineering challenges arising in connection with cable installation, maintaining and reparation there are also legal aspects of interest to be mentioned. Summarizing cable industry experience, this article is devoted to legal regime of submarine cables under typical cable installation contracts. more…
THE NEW LAW OF MARITIME NAVIGATION
Abogado and Solicitor.
Managing Partner at Blas de Lezo
On Friday July 25, 2014 the text of the new Law of Maritime Navigation, number 14/2014 of 24 July, was published in the Spanish Gazette. 524 articles that bring a legal revolution of those that happen in any country every hundred years.
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Our Managing Partner, Mr. Miquel Roca, has been included in the US list “Best Lawyers”.
This list is drafted on a confidential basis in the United States of America, after a research between lawyers, judges and academics. Is completely free, which grants the Independence of its endorsments.
Miquel Roca is recommended in the áreas of Transport Law and Trade Law.
Our Daniel Peña choosen to represent Spain at the Economic Young Fórum Leaders ¡Congratulations!
The Corporate International Magazine: Blas de Lezo has been recognised by the leading international corporate law guide as the 2013 Shipping Law Firm of the Year in Spain.
Chambers & Partners’ 2013 Europe Guide endorses our Managing Partner, Mr. Miquel Roca, as a notable practiconer in the area of Shipping Law.
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.
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.
Blas de Lezo sponsors the Barcelona Summer School in Maritime Law 2013, taught by the London City Law School and the Abat Oliba Barcelona University. Apply now!
Blas de Lezo has received 7 international recognitions.
All of them come from independent international publications, after a market research, which allocate Blas de Lezo as the most laureate transport and maritime law firm in Spain.
You can check them all in our “endorsements” section in our website.