Jason Kostyniuk

Jason Kostyniuk

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Recognized since 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Maritime Law

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Jason Kostyniuk is a Partner and the leader of the firm’s Maritime Practice Group. He is also a member of the firm’s Environmental and Insurance Practice Groups.

Jason’s practice focuses on maritime and transportation matters, as well as commercial and insurance litigation. It includes ship arrest and enforcement of maritime claims, charterparty and commercial contract disputes, marine pollution, general insurance matters, marine insurance and P&I matters, vessel collision and transportation casualties, carriage of goods and passengers, vessel and cargo theft, marine mortgages and other security, maritime insolvency and bankruptcy, judicial sale of ships, towage and salvage, ship design and repair, bodily injury claims, and the liabilities of harbours, terminals and marinas.

Within his practice Jason has represented the interests of a wide variety of insurers, foreign and domestic ship owners, charterers, terminals and other commercial and individual clients in the Provincial, Supreme and Appellate Courts of British Columbia, the Federal Court of Canada, and in private commercial arbitration. He has also achieved numerous settlements for clients through mediation.

  • TD Tower, 2700 – 700 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B8
  • University of British Columbia, LLB., graduated 1999
  • University of British Columbia, B.A., graduated 1995
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 2000
  • Canadian Bar Association (Maritime Subsection) - Member
  • Canadian Maritime Lawyers Association - Member
  • Canadian Transport Lawyers Association - Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia - Member
  • The Inter-Pacific Bar Association - Member
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia - Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Maritime Law
  • 2017 – 2023 Best Lawyers® in Canada Maritime Law
  • 2016 – 2022 Who’s Who Legal recommended as Global Leader: Transport – Shipping 2022 and National Leader: Canada - Transport Shipping 2021
  • 2020 - 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory repeatedly recommended in the area of Shipping and Maritime Law


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