Since 2005, Ramiro Besil Eguia has provided legal advice to companies in the maritime and offshore industries in issues involving contracts, pollution, regulations, liability, bankruptcy procedures and in administrative procedures before different Mexican authorities. He has also worked for owners, charterers, insurers, reinsurers and brokers providing both advice and legal defence regarding liability, coverage and regulatory issues.
Before founding AGB, Ramiro worked for more than 12 years for a major Mexican law firm specialising in marine, insurance/reinsurance law, oil and gas, and transportation, where he gained expertise in contentious matters providing legal advice and assistance to shipowners, charterers, P&I clubs and hull underwriters in casualties within Mexican waters, legal advice and assistance to shipowners, charterers, P&I clubs and cargo interests in respect of cargo issues and disputes.
Additionally, Ramiro provides legal advice and assistance in transactional matters, including aircraft and ship finance, building contracts, securities, registration of titles, mortgages and other guarantees.
Ramiro obtained his law degree from Universidad Veracruzana in 2005. He attended the Maritime Law Short Course at the University of Southampton in 2008 and worked on a secondment in a major London city firm between 2013 and 2014.
Ramiro is also a member of the Mexican Association of Insurance and Sureties Law (AMEDESEF) and the Mexican chapter of the International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA).