Miquel is qualified both in Spain and England, having been awarded an LL.B (law degree) from the University of Barcelona, an LL.M (Masters in law degree – with Distinction) in Shipping Law from the Barcelona Law Society and an LL.M in Shipping Law from the University of Cardiff.
He is a member of the Spanish Maritime Law Association (former Member of its Managing Board), the International Bar Association Maritime and Transport Law Committee, and the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Marítimo.
He is a visiting lecturer at: City Law School, City University, London; Vigo University in Spain; the University of Piraeus in Greece; the University of Mexico (UNAM); Riga Law School, Latvia; and Lund University in Sweden.
After working for the Legal Office of the Barcelona Port Authority, Miquel joined P&O Nedlloyd where he worked as an account manager. He was then retained by the United Nations in Vienna within the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law’s (UNCITRAL) Transportation Law Working Group, Maritime Law Branch. Miquel also lectured in Maritime Law at the Webster University of Vienna.