“The personalised service that we get from a small firm like Avante, made out of individuals with the training and experience of a big firm, is unbeatable”Chambers Europe (Shipping)
“Despite being a young firm, Avante Legal can draw on the vast experience of its lawyers and is quickly positioning as one of the more visible firms in this sector”The Legal 500 (Shipping)
Avante Legal
Awards & Rankings

2020


The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Top Tier (Band 1):

‘It is a team with a very high level of technical preparation and specialisation, a lot of experience in both legal advice and litigation, and a very practical approach.’

‘In my opinion, Avante Legal is the best office in maritime-mercantile matters.’

‘They are very good lawyers first and foremost, which is crucially important.’

Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Band 2: “Strong boutique well positioned to handle a range of mandates in shipping. Assists with salvage proceedings, collision claims and recovery proceedings. Also well suited to advise on vessel acquisitions and to negotiate port towage licences. Client roster includes Spanish shipping and insurance companies as well as international P&I clubs. Also has expertise in yacht matters“. Strengths Sources laud the team’s very high level of commitment”.

2019


Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Band 2: “Solid shipping boutique regularly sought after to provide counsel on matters relating to casualty, including cargo claims and collisions. Assists Spanish shipping and insurance companies and international P&I clubs with wet shipping matters”. Clients further highlight the firm’s “reactive, client-oriented and dynamic service.”
  • Julio López Quiroga. Band 2.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Band 2.

 

The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Leading firm (Band 2):

“Boutique firm Avante Legal provides ‘personal attention‘ to P&I clubs, insurance companies and shipowners”.

The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
The Legal 500: Spain (Other Transport).
2018


Premios Expansión Jurídico: best boutique law firm

Finalist in the III Expansión Legal Awards in the category the best boutique law firm in Spain for our work in Shipping law in 2017.

Link here.

Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Band 3: “The team is fully committed to the interests of its clients and always available. Avante provides a highly personalised service which is precise and business-minded.”
  • Julio López Quiroga. Band 2.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Band 2.
The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Leading firm (Band 2) Compact but versatile boutique firm’ Avante Legal impresses with its ‘outstanding quality of service’ and ‘personal attention to clients and knowledge of the sector’”.
The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping and Other Transport).
The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
2017


Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Band 3:

“The personalised service that we get from a small firm like Avante, made out of individuals with the training and experience of a big firm, is unbeatable”.

  • Julio López Quiroga. Band 2.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Band 2.
The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Leading firm:

“Despite being a young firm, Avante Legal can draw on the vast experience of its lawyers and is quickly positioning as one of the more visible firms in this sector”.

The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping and Transport).
  • Julio López Quiroga. Leading individual.
The Legal 500: Spain (Shipping).
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Recommended lawyer.
  • Jacobo Tojeiro. Recommended lawyer.
2016


Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Avante Legal. Band 4:

“It is a fantastic team that gives rapid and accurate responses to all of my queries”.

  • Julio López Quiroga. Band 2.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Band 3.
The Legal 500: Spain (Transport).
  • Avante Legal. Leading firm.
  • Julio López Quiroga. Leading individual.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Recommended lawyer.
  • Jacobo Tojeiro. Recommended lawyer.
2015


Chambers Europe: Spain (Shipping).
  • Julio López Quiroga. Band 2.
  • Antonio Quirós de Sas. Band 3.