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Brisset Bishop

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3 ranked lawyersBand 1Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Brisset Bishop is a top-tier Montréal-based shipping boutique renowned for its representation of industry players such as P&I clubs, underwriters and shipping companies in a variety of litigation matters, including cargo claims, charter party disputes, collisions and ship arrests. The firm also provides advisory services in relation to a wide range of contracts, bills of lading and arbitration clauses. It offers strong expertise in insurance mandates generally as well as those directly relating to the maritime industry, in addition to an environmental practice including spillage.

Strengths

Interviewees say that "they have a very good reputation and do good work" in the maritime space.

Sources deem the team "very knowledgeable."

Notable practitioners

Danièle Dion 's Montréal-based maritime law practice sees her engaged in litigation, arbitration and mediation, as well as advising clients on general commercial maritime concerns.
"She has a wealth of experience."

David Colford is a respected, well-established shipping lawyer based in Montréal. He is highly regarded for his experience as an arbitrator, alongside a strong maritime practice with a particular emphasis on matters involving cargo disputes.

Based out of Montréal, Richard Desgagnés represents ship owners, charterers and maritime insurers in contentious and non-contentious issues. His experience includes involvement in a variety of international litigious mandates.

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Transportation: Shipping


Danièle Dion
Band 2
David Colford
Band 1
Richard Desgagnés
Band 2