Shelley Chapelski - Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

Shelley Chapelski

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 604-641-4809

Shelley Chapelski's practice encompasses all aspects of maritime law, including maritime contracts, torts, creditor's remedies and marine insurance matters. She drafts and advises on charter parties, contracts of carriage, moorage contracts, insurance policies and other agreements that arise in maritime and transportation law. She has dealt with dozens of vessel arrests and many maritime limitation of liability proceedings. Shelley is frequently called upon by many commercial vessel operators, P&I Clubs and marine insurers, harbours and maritime service providers for practical and creative solutions to their maritime law issues.

She is the legal adviser to many of the Small Craft Harbours in British Columbia as well as to their Association.

Shelley has represented clients in the Provincial, Supreme and Appellate Courts of British Columbia, Alberta and the Federal Court of Canada. She has also achieved numerous successful results for clients through the mediation process.

University of AlbertaBA 1986University of AlbertaLL.B 1990
Canadian Bar Association - Martime Law SectionCanada-Japan Society of B.C.Canadian Maritime Law AssociationInternational Bar AssociationMarine Insurance Association of B.C.Plimsoll ClubVancouver Maritime Arbitrators' AssociationWestern Marine Community CoalitionWomen's International Shipping and Trading Association

Office Location

1800 - 510 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3

Practice Areas

Maritime Law