Jose Mª Alcántara


Graduate in Law from the University of Madrid in 1968; Diploma on International Law of the Sea, University of Madrid, 1965; Social Sciences at the Leon XIII Institute, Madrid 1963-1966; Political Sciences at the Madrid University, 1966-1968; Fellowship course in Shipping & Shipbroking, City of London College, London, 1969-1970; Diploma in Shipping Law, University College, London, 1970-1971.


Founder and Senior Partner in the firm “Abogados Marítimos y Asociados”, (AMYA Abogados), Madrid, Of Counsel de DIKEOS Abogados; Ex-President of theIberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM); Ex-Vicepresident for Spain of the IIDM; Ex-President of the Asociación Española de Derecho Marítimo (Spanish MLA); Ex-President of the Spanish Association of Average Adjusters (AELA); Founder and President of the Maritime Arbitration and Mediation Institute (IMARCO); Ex-Executive Councillor of the Comité Maritime International (CMI); Founder and President of the International Maritime Conciliation & Mediation Panel (IMCAM PANEL); Arbitrator at the main maritime centres of international arbitration; Professor of Maritime Law in Madrid and Barcelona; Delegate for the Spanish Government and the IIDM at IMO and UNCITRAL Maritime Conventions; Average Adjuster; Founder of MARLAW; Executive of the IMMTA; ex-member of the Executive Board of the Instituto Maritimo Español (IME); member of the Spanish Maritime Cluster (CME); Speaker at numerous Conferences; Author of numerous articles and publications; Member of Maritime, Transport, Insurance and Port Law Associations; Advisor to the General Directorate of Merchant Navy (Ministry of Transports) in Maritime Law matters.


Maritime Law, Insurance, Reinsurance and P&I Clubs; Litigation and Arbitration; Commercial and Corporate Law.



Languages: Spanish, English and French

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