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A Premier Toronto Law Firm serving all of Canada and International clients since 1996.
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Maritime Law

Our lawyers have expertise and provide legal advice in the following areas of Maritime Law:

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  • Boat Brokers Contracts and Disputes
  • Boat Dealers Contracts and Disputes
  • Cargo Claims
  • Charter-party Contracts and Disputes
  • Coastal Trading
  • Contracts of Affreightment
  • Crew Contracts, Claims and Disputes
  • Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • General Average
  • Harbours, Docks and Canals
  • In Rem Actions
  • Marina, Resort and Lodge Liability Claims
  • Marine Insurance and Policy Drafting
  • Marine Security
  • Maritime Liens
  • Necessaries
  • Passenger Vessel Claims
  • Pilotage
  • Pleasure Craft Operation
  • Pollution
  • Port Operations
  • Possessory Liens
  • Property Damages and Personal Injury Arising from Commercial or Small Vessel Operations
  • Protection and Indemnity Risks
  • Purchase and Sale of Vessels
  • Salvage
  • Ship Collisions
  • Ship Repairs
  • Shipbuilding
  • Shipping Conferences
  • Statutory Liens
  • Towage Contracts and Liabilities
  • Vessel Arrest and Detention
  • Vessel Equipment and Supplies
  • Vessel Financing
  • Vessel Licensing and Registration
  • Vessel Arrests
  • Wreck Removal


A proud Canadian law firm specializing in Maritime law and transportation.