Firm Profile

San Simón & Duch

Firm Details

SAN SIMÓN & DUCH is a Spanish law firm which provides since 2000  legal advice on national and international matters in all areas of maritime Law, transport Law and insurance law as well as on every aspect of international trade. Aside from our renowned international profile, we also offer our services in all the national territory in any of our areas of expertise.

What we do:

Maritime & Transportation law: We offer complete legal advice service to shipyards, shipowners, charterers, salvors, P&I Clubs, insurers, insurance brokers, banks and financial institutions, port authorities and public administrations, as well as those other parties involved in international commerce, transport and logistics that require our specialist assistance. Our team is also specialized in the yacht industry, advising to marinas, super yachts and mega yachts. Our transport law specialists deal with both passengers and carriage of goods by sea, land, air or rail. We work in all areas that affect those involved in transportation and logistics.

Insurance law: We advise all parties involved in the maritime and transportation insurance, having wide knowledge and in-depth experience in contentious and non-contentious matters on all aspects related to the maritime insurance law as well as transportation insurance law. Our work covers protection & indemnity insurance, hull and machinery, freight insurance, shipyard liability and cargo insurance; we give full advice from the very beginning of the damage throughout the handling up to its liquidation. 

Ports, Terminals & Shipyards: Ports and port terminals are fundamental for all those involved in the transport of goods. The ports, as well as the services they offer, are constantly being updated and changed, which in turn necessitates expert legal advice in order to be able to handle all the situations that may arise. We offer complete legal services to all those involved. Our team is also specialized in matters related to Shipyards, advising on ship building and ship repairs contracts.

International commerce and energy. Our team serves clients across all sectors involved in the commodities being shipped, from heavy goods such as metals to soft goods such as grains, to the energy sector transporting LNG and petrol. We also advice clients on the energy sector, advising on matters related to storage and transport to trading, as well as the purchase and sale of products such as oil and gas.


Luis de San Simón
Founding Partner
Mercedes Duch
Founding Partner
Pedro Abad
Director of Sevilla and Huelva Office
Ignacio Rodríguez
Algeciras Office Director
Carlos Cerdá
Valencia Office Director

Firm Practice Areas

  • Aviation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Transportation Law

Office Locations



Madrid, Spain

C/ Marqués del Duero, 8 2º dcha.

Madrid 28001


34 91 357 92 98

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Sevilla, Spain

Avda. República Argentina 11, 8º D

Sevilla 41011


34 95 428 64 12

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