Bernardo Ruiz Lima

Partner

Emergency Response

Expertise

Bernardo deals regularly with insurance claims, logistics and transport issues, P&I and salvage proceedings. In addition, he is highly experienced in arbitration, ADR, in contractual law, normally involved with Trade, Transport, Commercial and Commodities disputes (GNL, Oil, Bulkers, Steel, etc.).

Bernardo read law at the University Complutense de Madrid and obtained a LLM in Shipping, Transport and International Trade at the University of Cardiff-Wales (UK). He is doing his PHd in Commercial Law preparing his thesis in Insurance.

Bernardo is a member of the Bar Association, Spanish Arbitration Club and the Spanish Maritime Law Association.   He is also listed arbitrator by several Chambers of Commerce.

He has lectured in Business Schools such as ICADE/IME and in the Spanish Chambers of Commerce. Bernardo qualified in 2014 as a Spanish Average Adjuster to increase his expertise in claims.

His professional experience includes claims handling as P&I Correspondent and law firms such as Garrigues and KPMG Abogados in the Commercial and Litigation departments.

Career

Bernardo read law at the University Complutense de Madrid and obtained a LLM in Shipping, Transport and International Trade at the University of Cardiff-Wales (UK). He is currently doing his PHd in Commercial Law preparing his thesis in Insurance.


Sources praise Bernardo Ruiz Lima’s "knowledge of the shipping world, quick responses and precision.    
2016 Chambers Europe
Bernardo Ruiz Lima shows a great deal of concern for his clients' interests, cost efficiency and reporting..." and is also praised for his "industry expertise"
Chambers Europe