José Luis Goñi Etchevers

José Luis Goñi Etchevers
Practicing lawyer in Madrid exclusively dedicated to Maritime and Transport Law since 1959.

In 1964 he founded his current law firm, Goñi & Co Abogados, in Madrid.

Also president of Goñi & Cajigas Abogados, a firm specializing in Corporate Law.

Invited Professor at the Private International Law Department, Complutense University of Madrid.

Professor at Autónoma University of Madrid.

Past President of the Spanish Maritime Law Association.

Founding Member of the Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute.

Member of the Board of SASEMAR (Association for Studies of the Sea) Member of the Board of Asociación de Amigos de la Residencia de Estudiantes.

Advisor of the Delegation of the Spanish Government at the United Nations conferences on Maritime, Transport, Arbitration and Jurisdiction. (IMO, UNCTAD, UNCITRAL).

Member of the Spanish Court of Arbitration of the Official Council of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Spain.

Spanish member of the Jurisdiction Academy of Buenos Aires.

Professor at the Maritime Law LLM, Spanish Maritime Institute (IME).

Professor at the Maritime Law LLM, Spanish Institute for Maritime Studies.

Member of the Sea Royal Academy.

Arbitrator at Madrid Chamber of Commerce, Spanish Court of Arbitration and Madrid Chamber of Commerce Arbitrator Court.

Lawyer and expert on Spanish Law regarding various international Arbitrations ("Agean Sea", "Marqués de Bolarque", "Barcelona"...)

Member of the Board of the Spanish Court of Arbitration Journal.

Lectures about Arbitration in the Chambers of Commerce of Tudela, Tenerife, Pamplona, Valencia and Santander.

Advisor of the European Transport Law Journal.

He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and has delivered many lectures in Spain and abroad.

Publications: European Transport Law, Droit Maritime Français, Il Diritto Maritimo, Spanish Court of Arbitration Journal, Spanish Maritime Law Journal, Commerce Law Journal, Legal Studies in Honour of Aurelio Menendez Professor and ADEM Bulletin.

Lectures and Presentations:
Arbitration: International Bar Association, London 1995
Internacional Menendez Pelayo University, 1996
Madrid Bar Association, 2000

Other topics: Underwater Cultural Heritage and Maritime Transportation, Internacional Menendez Pelayo University 2003 and 2008
Enforcement of the International Maritime Conventions, Comite Maritime International 2001
Lectures in the School of Diplomacy, 2007 and 2008, Judicial School
Seminars in Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Belgium, London, Madrid
He has acted as lawyer on issues such as "URQUIOLA", "AGEAN SEA", "YAK-42", and "ODYSSEY"...

Languages: Spanish, English and French

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