Peter Pamel is a partner in our Montreal office and is internationally recognized as a leading practitioner in Maritime Law. He acts as counsel to numerous shipowners, ship operators, charterers, shipping lines as well as other marine stakeholders in Canada and around the world. Mr. Pamel advises in such areas of regulatory and environmental compliance, pollution and casualty investigations, salvage and general average, drafting of charter parties and bills of lading, dispute resolution and arbitration, civil litigation and penal defence, arrest of vessels, sale and finance, and general commercial activity involving marine property. Mr. Pamel is regularly appointed by P&I and FD&D Clubs, as well as H&M underwriters.
Fluent in English, French and Greek, Mr. Pamel represents clients at all levels of our judiciary, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He is a leader in Arctic shipping, and is Marine Transportation Segment Leader for BLG's Team North® as well as past Chair of the Canadian Maritime Law Association's Arctic Issues Committee.