Fernandes Hearn LLP

Transportation Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for A prominent Toronto transportation boutique, commended for its expertise in both the marine and the rail and road industries. Advises surface transportation clients on regulatory proceedings, environmental issues and all forms of transportation casualty. In the maritime sector, the team offers guidance on matters such as vessel licensing and registration, shipbuilding, purchase and sale, cargo claims, collisions and marine insurance. Active in a range of disputes, including boat brokers and dealers, as well as charter party matters.

Strengths The lawyers are noted as being "experts in their field and very responsive to the client's needs."

Notable practitioners

The "very good and capable" Gordon Hearn advises a range of clients in the transportation industry, offering particular expertise in insurance, contracts and compliance matters. He is adept at litigating international and domestic cases for clients, with particular activity related to the rail sector.

Rui Fernandes operates a broad transportation practice, handling  matters pertaining to shipping, rail, trucking and logistics. He offers extensive experience of insurance issues including professional liability, product liability and policy drafting.