José Sánchez-Fayos

Managing associate ––– Madrid
Member no. 111600 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English



José Sánchez-Fayos joined Uría Menéndez in 2014. In 2018 he was seconded to the legal department of Repsol for six months. In October 2020 José moved to the London office of Uría Menéndez, where he was based for one year.

His professional practice is focused on maritime and transport law, and he regularly advise shipowners, port terminals, collaborative and urban mobility platforms, transport and logistic companies and other operators with international reach, including their financiers, on a wide range of commercial and financing matters.

He has experience in structured finance transactions for the construction of vessels (tax lease), asset finance, financing of port terminals and M&A transactions mainly within the shipping, port and transport sectors. He also advises in matters relating to shipbuilding, ship repair, and sale and purchase of yachts, vessels, aircrafts and other transport assets.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense, 2013
  • Masters Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, 2014

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • SpanishMaritime Law Association (AEDM)
  • International Ports Law Association (AIDP)

Teaching activity

He is also a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars, conferences, and masters degrees on transport and international trade.

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