Rui M. Fernandes

Rui M. Fernandes


Gardiner Roberts LLP

Recognized since 2006

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Maritime Law

Transportation Law

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Mr. Fernandes practices transportation law (aviation, marine, trucking, rail, freight forwarding, logistics and warehousing). He also conducts mediations and arbitrations, holding certificates from the University of Windsor for its ADR Workshop and for its Advanced ADR Workshop and from Pepperdine University. Mr. Fernandes 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. He is the author of numerous articles and five texts on transportation and insurance law, including the three volume “Transportation Law” published by Aerospark Press.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
    22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3600
    Toronto, ON M5H 4E3
    Canada

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Demographics

  • Sex: Male

Education

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M., graduated 1981
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, J.D., graduated 1979
  • University of Toronto, B.Sc., graduated 1976

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Maritime Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Transportation Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Maritime Law, Toronto, Canada (2023)
  • Transportation Law, Toronto, Canada (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Maritime Law
  • Transportation Law

Arbitration and Mediation

Rui holds certificates from the University of Windsor for its ADR Workshop and for its Advanced ADR Workshop and Pepperdine University for its STAR program (Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies). He is a qualified arbitrator and obtained his Q. Arb. designation in 2019 and his FCIArb in 2020.

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