Arizon Abogados SLP is a leading maritime law firm in Spain. Chambers & Partners highlights in its 2017 rankings that, “it is a boutique that does quality work”.

Our team provides a specialized legal service to the international shipping business in Spain. We have a comprehensive understanding of the shipping market, both from the perspective of P&I clubs and insurers and that of their members; shipowners; charterers; trading houses; shippers; exporters; importers; shipyards; and financiers/banks worldwide.

We offer a full range of dispute resolution services, from litigation (with a special focus on ship arrest and injunctive relief) to other forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration. Our firm is a founding member of the international network of maritime lawyers, which greatly enhances our cooperation with other international Law firms to facilitate the arrest of ships worldwide.

Our team may assist with:

  • Charterparties and Bills of Lading Claims,
  • Ship Purchase & Sale, Ship Finance,
  • The arrest of Ships,
  • Cargo liens,
  • Salvage, and Collision claims,
  • Ship’s detention by local authorities.

Arizon is often asked to attend urgent marine matters; see pictures of high profile cases where we were instructed to act.

Cernaval ship yard workers trying to stop the fuel oil escaping from MSC SHENZHEN. In this case Arizon acted for the ship yard.
MV FEDRA 's collision in Gibraltar. Dr. Arizon acted for the Spanish yard in the draft of the contract to dismantle the ship at Algeciras.
MV NEW FLAME, Dr. Arizon acted for the cargo underwriters. The ship collided in Algeciras against another ship and sank few months later.
Carboneras' terminal where MV HAMZEH collided with a shore crane with pilot on board and assisted by two tugs. Dr. Arizon acted for the shipowners.
Construction platform AGRONAUTA ran aground on Benalmadena beach while en-route to Cádiz under tow of the tug Monte da Luz. Arizon acted for the shipowners
Oceanographic research vessel 'Endeavor' intercepted as a Treasure Hunter ship by Spanish Navy patrolmen while carrying out tasks related to the archaeological heritage in Spanish waters of the Alboran Sea off the coast of Malaga. Arizon acted for the shipowners
Freezing of the disponent owners' (in liquidation) right to freight (paid by REPSOL) under a subcharter, to secure a claim by the registered owner under the bareboat charter of MT V8 STEALTH II. Arizon acted for the registered owners
Arizon was appointed by the Charterers for the matter arising out of the detention of the ship due to ice at the loading port