Virginia Martínez

Virginia Martínez


Email virginia.martinez@​

Phone +34 91 349 82 00

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"She knew how to take the customer's side and helped us to get a legal opinion with a highly commercial vision".

Chambers Europe 2017

Virginia is well-versed in regulatory matters, and clients benefit from her answering queries regarding the interpretation of the Spanish Insurance Mediation regulation, drafting and negotiating agency agreements, applying for the registration of insurance intermediaries and answering requests from the Spanish Insurance Authorities (DGSFP). In addition, she has experience in drafting, amending and adapting insurance policies to be distributed in the Spanish market.

Virginia also has broad experience in reinsurance transactions (in particular, VIF transactions) and is a regular contributor of articles and newsflashes concerning civil liability and insurance mediation. Virginia has a wide experience in litigation related to insurance: professional liability claims (doctors, lawyers and architects' liability), industrial risks, products liability, construction damages and resolution of coverage disputes. She has also participated in insolvency proceedings.

Awards and recognitions

2015-2017 and 2020

Associate to watch in Insurance
Chambers Europe


Legal 500 EMEA


Expansión - Ránking grandes promesas de la abogacía

2018 and 2020

Insurance & Reinsurance
Who's Who Legal


Future Leaders-Non partners
Who's Who Legal


Insurance and Reinsurance
Expert Guides


Rising Star: Spain
Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe


Insurance Lawyer
Iberian Lawyer Forty under 40

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Université Paris X Nanterre / Universität Potsdam, 2007

Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

Related industries

Consumer Insurance

Related areas of focus

Product Litigation Sanctions

Representative experience

Advising major Spanish insurers on several professional liability matters.

Advising large insurers on several insurance bonds disputes.

Giving advice to major agents, bank-assurance operators and brokers on the interpretation of the Spanish Insurance Mediation Act.

Representing major reinsurers in the negotiation and execution of Reinsurance Agreements with life insurers.

Representing large insurers on several industrial risks contentious matters.

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