Stewart McKelvey

Transportation Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Strong group based in Atlantic Canada with extensive experience in maritime law. Advises on casualty, collision, insurance, cargo and pollution related claims. Further noted for handling financings and other transactional matters, as well as commercial disputes related to charter parties and shipbuilding and repair agreements. Provides additional expertise in matters concerning port and terminal facilities, as well as fisheries.

Notable practitioners


Paul Harquail
is a "very capable and personable lawyer," according to interviewees. He works on contentious and non-contentious maritime issues, including insurance defence cases, and transactional work related to the purchase and sale of vessels.


Will Moreira QC
operates a broad maritime practice which sees him engaged by ship owners and suppliers, as well as marine insurers. He has experience in marine litigation, including pollution cases, as well as matters related to the sale and seizure of ships.