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Hannah de Bustos



M. (+34) 680 440 963
T. (+34) 917 430 950
e.  hbl@avantelegal.com
in. Hannah de Bustos

Madrid office

Law Degree. 
Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, 2010.

Commercial law.
London School of Economics, Londres, 2010.

Hannah de Bustos is an associate at Avante since January 2016. Prior to joining Avante, Hannah was a senior associate at Uría Menéndez in Madrid in the shipping and litigation team.

She has acted on behalf of a broad range of domestic and international clients of the maritime, transport, ports and insurance industries. She has experience in advising and representing parties in court and arbitration proceedings. Her practise spans legal advice in contractual and non- contractual matters.

Hannah has recently been ranked as Next Generation Lawyer in Shipping by The Legal 500 (Spain, 2019 edition).


  • El contrato de pasaje: Los contratos sobre el buque en Derecho español. Análisis práctico. Editorial Dykinson (2018). Co-authors Julio López Quiroga and Antonio Quirós.
  • The Supreme Court judgment on the Prestige Casualty: Expert Guide: Shipping & Maritime 2016 (Corporate LiveWire). Co-author Julio López Quiroga.
  • La nueva Ley de Navegación Marítima: Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez, núm. 38 (2014). Co-authors Julio López Quiroga and Tomás Fernández-Quirós Tuñón.

  • Madrid Chamber of Commerce: she participates regularly in conferences and seminars on matters related to shipping and transport.

  • Universidad de Navarra: she lectures on litigation in the Master’s Degree in Business Law and Access to the Bar Association (MUDE + MAAB) at the Universidad de Navarra.
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid: she lectures on ship arrest under Spanish Shipping Law in the Law Degree.


The Legal 500 (Spain, Shipping)

  • Hannah de Bustos: Next generation lawyer


The Legal 500 (Spain, Shipping)

  • Hannah de Bustos: Recommended lawyer