AACNI in Spain sponsors the “Congreso Nacional de Derecho Marítimo”, which will take place in Madrid on 12-13 June 2013. The event is organised and chaired by the Asociación Española de Derecho Marítimo (“AEDM”). It will gather practitioners, underwriters, professors, adjusters, surveyors, ship-owners and traders around a number of hot topics related to shipping law and practice. For more information, go to the AEDM´s website.
This year Chambers and Partners ranks us in Band 5 for Dispute Resolution in Spain. Of our Spanish team, they say: “Managing partner Albert Badia is lauded for his pragmatism, precise drafting and “extremely commercial” outlook. He has recently been active in shipping and commercial disputes. In Shipping, we have been praised with these words: “Albert Badia is fast, incisive and realistic. He always explains all your options and gives clear guidelines”, say clients. Mónica Comas, head of the shipping division, is “persevering, and a pleasure to work with,” remark interviewees.
The Arbitration Watch has just reached the landmark of 500 subscribers. After 4 years and 16 issues published, the journal has secured a place in the world of international arbitration. On a quarterly basis, the Arbitration Watch broadcasts news, reports cases and reviews laws related to arbitration, with a special emphasis on shipping, commercial and investment law. We take pride on supporting and sponsoring the Arbitration Watch since its launch in January 2009.
Albert Badia, Partner and Director of AACNI, has been upgraded as Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in London, United Kingdom. This high-level Diploma qualification is designed for experienced dispute resolution practitioners looking for international recognition for their skills. Congratulations Albert!