John G. O’Connor has extensive experience in maritime and commercial law. He has handled all types of marine insurance claims including P&I liability, environmental liability, and general average, as well as ship financing, maritime accidents, and salvage matters. He has been especially active in the energy sector and involved in the international carriage and sale of oil, gas, and other bulk commodities. He also has extensive experience in marine, errors and omissions and protection and indemnity insurance. John is a Past-President of the Canadian Maritime Law Association and a member of the Executive Council of the Comité Maritime International. He is also cited as a Band 1 lawyer by Chambers Global in Shipping and as a leading lawyer in Shipping & Maritime Law by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He is also recommended in that area by Who’s Who Legal. Further, he was selected in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialty of Maritime Law. In 2022, he was appointed Vice President of the Comité Maritime International (CMI), the oldest organization in the world exclusively concerned with the unification of maritime law and related commercial practices.