Fernando Goni - Maritime Law specialist
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Fernando Goñi Etchevers

Counsel at SOV Consultores – Maritime Specialist

A Maritime and Commercial Law Specialist, Fernando Goni has worked since 1980 in the maritime business. By representing and counseling Spanish and international companies on litigation and arbitration matters, Mr. Goni has earned a very reputable professional position in the sector. He has also contributed with the most important international law firms in Europe, USA and Latin America,

Professional experience

He has been partners with some of the most accredited maritime law firms in Spain, where many of the most prestigious Spanish maritime lawyers have been formed.

Fernando has practised before the Supreme Court, National Audience, Superior Courts of Justice, Provincial Hearings and Courts throughout Spain. He has also been in charge of national and international arbitration proceedings on behalf of a range of clients as insurance companies, P&I Clubs, shipping and container companies, maritime agents, oil companies, shipyards, among others.

Academic background

He holds a law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1977) and a Master in Maritime law from Complutense University in 1980. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

Contributions to the sector

Additionally, Fernando is a member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Maritime Law Association; Founding Member and Organizing Committee of the Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law and member of the IBA (International Bar Association).