Avante Legal
Insurance and reinsurance

Avante has a team of professionals with extensive experience in this sector. Avante’s insurance and reinsurance practise offers comprehensive legal services, both on litigation and transactional matters, in the different branch of insurance as marine, damages, civil liability (general, professional and product liability), transport (aviation, rail and road), credit insurance as well as for the reinsurance of those risks.


  • Insurance contracts
  • Major risks and liability claims
  • Reinsurance
  • Private insurance and reinsurance brokerage
  • Litigation and arbitration

We are highly specialised in:

  • Marine insurance (marine liability, hull & machinery and charterer’s liability)
  • Protection & Indemnity (P&I cover)
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Carriage by road and rail (carrier’s liability and cargo insurance)
  • Professional indemnity
  • Civil liability
  • Aviation insurance
  • Credit insurance

  • Marine insurance: Comments on the Maritime Act. Alberto Emparanza Sobejano (Director), José Manuel Martín Osante (Director). Madrid: Marcial Pons (2015), by Julio López Quiroga.
  • Rotterdam Rules in the frame of the cargo insurance (Institute Cargo Clauses): The Rotterdam Rules from the perspective of the insurance contract. Madrid: Cuadernos SEAIDA (2010), by Julio López Quiroga.
  • Marine insurance on the draft version of the Navigation Act: Studies on Law and Transport Economics: Reform and Liberalization, by Julio López Quiroga, Antonio Quirós and Tomás Fernández-Quirós.
  • Marine insurance in the proposed draft version of the Navigation Act: Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez, tribute to Professor Mr. Rodrigo Uría González (2006), by Julio López Quiroga and Tomás Fernández-Quirós Tuñón.
  • Will the New Act Allow Direct Actions against P&I Clubs? International Law Office (21 marzo 2007), by Antonio Quirós.

  • Universidad de Vigo: sobre el seguro de protección e indemnización (Vigo, abril 2016): Antonio Quirós.
  • IX Seminario internacional de la Asociación Española de Liquidadores de Averías (AELA): Contratación internacional y crisis mundial. Venta y postventa. Seguro de transportes (Madrid, abril 2016): Julio López Quiroga.
  • Cámara de Comercio de Madrid: contratación comercial internacional: marco para la prevención y cobertura del riesgo (Madrid, julio 2014), by Julio López Quiroga and Hannah de Bustos.
  • Asociación Internacional de Derecho de Seguros (SEAIDA): el seguro marítimo de mercancías en las Reglas de Rotterdam: Julio López Quiroga.
  • Universidad del País Vasco: aseguramiento en las actividades marítimas auxiliares: Julio López Quiroga.