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Partner and national leader of BLG’s Auto Industry Group. Toronto regional leader of the firm’s International Group and Team North Group. Litigation partner specializing in marine and admiralty law, product liability and domestic and international commercial arbitration. Marine practice consisting of defence of P&I claims, including defence of marine cargo claims, including multi-modal transport claims, hull claims, marine pollution claims, claims against vessels and defence of personal injury claims. Advises on marine insurance disputes (including coverage questions), charter-party and vessel owner disputes. Extensive experience in product liability defending automobile and aircraft manufacturers and suppliers. Arbitration experience includes acting as counsel in all manner of domestic and international commercial arbitrations. Past member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Maritime Law Association. Former professor at Dalhousie Law School and visiting fellow at the National University of Singapore Law School. Author of more than 50 publications and frequent speaker at conferences and seminars. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. Called as solicitor in England and Wales in 1998.