Peter Pamel is a partner in our Montréal office and practises exclusively in the area of Maritime law. He acts as counsel to numerous shipowners, ship operators, charterers and shipping lines in Canada and around the world. Recognized internationally by the foremost legal rankings publications as a leading practitioner in the area of maritime law in Canada, Mr. Pamel is regularly appointed by P&I and FD&D Clubs, as well as H&M underwriters and regularly advises in the areas of casualty investigations, charter party disputes, defence claims, arrest of vessels, regulatory and environmental compliance, vessel sale and finance, and general commercial activity involving marine property.
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 Chair of the Canadian Maritime Law Association's Arctic Issues Committee.