Verónica holds a law degree from the C.E.U. San Pablo University of Madrid (1994) and a Masters degree (LLM) in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers from the University of Texas in Austin (1998-2000). Member of the L.M.A.A.
Verónica specialized in Maritime law at Holman, Fenwick & Willan in 1995. She joined the Bar Association in 1996 and worked between 1996 and 1998 in Fernando Green Maura & Co before going to America to complete her Masters degree. She re-joined this firm in 2001.
Verónica has substantial experience in all areas of shipping law, including maritime administrative law, and provides advice to the yacht industry on Spanish legal matters. Her clients include financial institutions, multinational companies, international law firms, ship agents and freight forwarders. Her other areas of expertise are transportation law, and commercial and civil law.
Languages: Spanish - English - French
"The Validity of Jurisdiction Clauses in Bills of Lading" (June 2002), "The Arrest of a Vessel for Maritime Claims" (July 2002), "Stowaway Penalty no longer applied for Negligence" (October 2002) and "Supreme Court takes a major step back" (May 2003), all published in the Transport section of the INTERNATIONAL LAW OFFICE magazine.
"Stowaways" (April 2002) and "'Pay First' Rule" (February 2004), published in THE MARITIME ADVOCATE.
"New Resolution of The Harbour Master of Las Palmas, Spain: Resolution 17/2003 Regarding The Means To Preserve Marine Environment And Maritime Safety" (August 2004) contributed to the internal newsletter published by INCE & CO.
Co-author with colleague Julia Garcia of the Spanish contribution to the fourth edition of INCE & Co's publication on "Limitation of Liability for Marine Claims" (2004).
Leading author of the Spanish chapter in the 2011 "Shipping and International Guide" publication edited by David Lucas of Hill Dickinson.Print