Recreational Boating, Death, and Personal Injury
Examination of issues arising from personal injury and death resulting from recreational boating accidents and in non-commercial vessel operations in a Canadian maritime law context.
Rui Fernandes is a partner at Fernandes Hearn LLP in Toronto. Mr Fernandes practises in all aspects of transportation law (aviation, marine, trucking, rail, freight forwarding, logistics, and warehousing) with a specialty in maritime law. He has been included in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and listed as one of the “Best Lawyers in Canada” in the areas of maritime law and transportation law. He has appeared before the courts of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr Fernandes is the author of numerous articles and seven texts on transportation and insurance law, including the three-volume Transportation Law (Aerospark Press). He is co-author of three new volumes on railway law, carriage of goods, and maritime law in Halsbury’s Laws of Canada (LexisNexis).