Jesús Barbadillo is counsel and head of Transport & Shipping in the Litigation and Arbitration Department. He has extensive experience in shipping, spanning over 30 years (as lawyer and arbitrator), in both the public and private angles of maritime law. He has an LLM in Maritime Law (European Institute of Maritime Studies) and a Degree in Law from Universidad de Cádiz. He has been singled out in Shipping by Chambers and Legal 500.
Transport of goods by sea (including cargo claims and project cargo);
Ship operating contracts (bareboat charters, leasing, travel/time charters and COAs);
Arrests and executive attachment of ships;
Maritime mortgages and liens;
Liner/Tramp Services and Short Sea Shipping;
Accidents (collisions, sinking, removal, salvage, etc.), incidents and particular and general average;
Civil liability (including ports and terminals);
Port fees and services (pilotage, towage, mooring, bunkering, etc.);
Penalty proceedings in connection with merchant and port shipping;
Manning and management of ships;
Construction, sale and purchase, registration, flagging and financing of ships (tax lease and tonnage tax);
Passenger transport (ferries and cruises) and yachting;
Aquaculture and fishing; and
Road, air and multimodal/combined transport.
LLM in Maritime Law from the European Institute of Maritime Studies in Gijón.
Law Degree, Universidad de Cádiz (Jerez).
Lecturer on the online Master’s Degree at the Spanish Maritime Institute (IME) of Universidad de Comillas (ICADE-ICAI) since 2006 (Madrid).
Lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Business and Maritime Law at IME (Madrid) since 1998.
Lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Business and Maritime Law at the Nautical Faculty of Barcelona (UPC Barcelona) since 1997.
He was an associate lecturer in Maritime Law at Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) from 2012 to 2015.
Madrid Bar Association.
Member of the Managing Board of AEDM (Spanish Maritime Law Association), the Spanish branch of the CMI (Comité Maritime International).
Member of Propeller Club (Madrid).
Recommended lawyer in Shipping & Transport by Chambers & Partners Europe since 2008.
Recommended lawyer in Shipping & Transport by Legal 500 Europe since 2008.
Co-author of the books:
“La Ley de Navegación Marítima” (Maritime Navigation Law) published by AEDM);
“Contratos sobre el Buque” (Contracts in relation to Vessels) published by AEDM); and
“Homenaje a Tomás Fernández Quirós” (A Tribute to Tomás Fernández Quirós) published by AEDM and Uría Menéndez.
Author of various articles on maritime shipping (published in ABC, Aranzadi, Revista ANAVE, Cuaderno de Derecho para Ingenieros, Transporte XXI, El Vigía, etc.).
Speaker and participant in round tables, conferences and seminars on maritime shipping (AEDM, Propeller Club, Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Marítimo, etc.).