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Bernard LLP Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal

November 28th, 2011

Four lawyers at Bernard LLP were recognized in the latest Canadian Shipping & Maritime report from Who’s Who Legal.

“Bernard LLP increases its presence to four lawyers in this edition. Founding partner Peter Bernard QC is one of the most highly nominated lawyers in our research, and was described as “one of the finest lawyers on the West Coast”. Gary Wharton is “an authority on major marine casualty cases”. Peter Swanson is a “maritime expert” who has appeared before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Supreme Court of Canada. Thomas Hawkins is similarly well regarded as a “pre-eminent maritime litigator”.”

For more details on Peter Bernard, Gary Wharton, Peter Swanson, and Thomas Hawkins, please see their lawyer profiles. The Who’s Who Legal report on Shipping & Maritime lawyers in Canada, October 2011 identifies “32 outstanding practitioners recognised for the calibre of their practice in this sector.”

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