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Shelley Chapelski

Vancouver, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transportation: Shipping
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Transportation: Shipping - Nationwide - Canada

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Shelley Chapelski has considerable marine liability and insurance experience, and acts for a broad range of vessel owners, insurers and P&I clubs. Based in Vancouver, she leads a team of shipping lawyers within Norton Rose Fulbright's transport group in Canada.
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Shelley Chapelski is the leader of a team of experienced shipping lawyers within the transport team in Canada. Her practice encompasses both transactional and litigation aspects of maritime law, including maritime contracts, torts, liability claims, creditor's remedies and marine insurance matters. She has been recognized by her clients and colleagues as one of the leading maritime lawyers in Canada.

Shelley drafts and advises on a wide array charter parties, contracts of carriage, moorage contracts, insurance policies and other agreements that arise in maritime and transportation law, including ice pilot (navigator) contracts. She has also advised many users and suppliers of marine services on their obligations and liabilities under Canadian maritime law, including on the carriage of dangerous goods and bunkering operations.

Shelley has handled hundreds of casualties, including collisions terminal damage cases, cargo losses, and pollution events. She has resolved many passenger injury and death claims, including ones subject to the Athens Convention. She has dealt with dozens of vessel arrests and many maritime liens and limitation of liability proceedings. Shelley is a frequent advisor to marine insurers on coverage matters. She has a particular interest in Canadian Arctic shipping, with a number of clients who operate in that region.

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Shelley Chapelski

Norton Rose Fulbright

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