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Litigation partner in BLG’s Toronto office specializing in marine and admiralty law, product liability (automotive and aviation) and in domestic and international commercial arbitrations. Marine practice consists of defence of P&I claims, including defence of marine cargo claims, including multi-modal transport claims, collision 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 ownership 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, specializing in shipping and maritime law. Author of more than 50 publications and frequent speaker at conferences and seminars. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. Admitted to the Rolls as solicitor in England and Wales in 1998.