Jean-François Bilodeau focuses his practice on maritime law-related disputes. As a former member of the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve, his experience in navigation and ship management enable him to provide relevant legal services, supported by technical knowledge of the marine industry.
He represents different interests active in the marine industry, in particular :
- freight forwarders
- port authorities
before Québec and federal courts and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Jean-François also has expertise in litigation relating to highway, rail and air transportation. He advises payers in those sectors of activity and represents them both before civil courts and the Commission des transports du Québec and the Canadian Transportation Agency, in all regulatory and penal matters. He has a vast experience in the drafting and correction of transportation and warehousing contracts.
In addition, Jean-François specializes in disputes relating to insurance coverage and the liability of insureds, including, inter alia :
- errors and omissions cases
- directors' liability
- product liability
- the liability of ocean, rail and air carriers.