Jeremy Bolger is a Senior Partner at BLG in Montréal, practicing in the areas of maritime law and general transportation law. His practice includes litigation, arbitration, mediation and advice with respect to commercial matters.
He serves a broad client base, including terminal operators, stevedores, financial institutions, freight forwarders, shippers, road carriers, ship owners and managers, cargo interests, warehousemen, charterers and operators, as well as their respective agents and underwriters, providing advice with respect to commercial, administrative, regulatory and litigation matters. He has appeared before all levels of Québec Provincial and Federal courts, as well as administrative tribunals. Jeremy is recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Shipping), The Best Lawyers in Canada (Maritime Law), Who's Who Legal: Canada (Shipping & Maritime), and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory; he was named "Maritime Lawyer of the Year 2010" by Best Lawyers.
Jeremy is a past president of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, past chair of the Québec Maritime Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association, a Titulary Member of Comité Maritime International and a member of several other shipping industry associations. He was Vice-Chair of the Board and member of the Executive Committee of the Montréal Port Authority (2005-08) and serves as an advisor to and a director of several corporations.
Director and Past President of Mariners House of Montréal, an institution dedicated to the social and spiritual well-being of seafarers
Professional & Community Involvement
Member of the Canadian, Québec and Montréal Bar Associations; Member of the Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters; Past President and Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association; Titulary Member of the Comité Maritime International; Past Chairman of the Québec Maritime Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association;
Director and Past President of Mariners House of Montréal, an institution dedicated to the social and spiritual well-being of seafarers;
Past president, Grunt Club Inc., the marine fraternity of the Port of Montréal