Darren McGuire


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Darren specializes in maritime law, advising ship owners, charterers, shippers, freight forwarders, and their respective agents and insurers in commercial business. He represents his clients at all levels of court and administrative tribunals

Darren’s diverse practice also focuses on business immigration and its related issues, counselling small, mid-size and large multi-national companies in a variety of industries, including:

  • technology
  • cosmetics
  • tobacco
  • entertainment
  • hotel
  • financial services 

Darren provides legal services through a Law Corporation.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Montréal Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Member, Association of Maritime Arbitrators of Canada
  • Member, Québec Association of Immigration Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Member, Board of Trustees of the Canadian Athletic Foundation
  • Member, Advisory Committee of the Point St. Charles Hall of Recognition Foundation
  • Member, Point St. Charles Hall of Recognition Foundation's Scholarship Selection Committee
  • Governor, Québec Bar Foundation

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 (and since 2020) edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Shipping & Maritime Law)
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2010) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Immigration Law)
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition of Who's Who Legal: Canada (Transport: Shipping)
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Doyle's Guide : Leading Transport Lawyers – Canada

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 1992
  • MBA, Concordia University, 1991
  • BCL/LLB, McGill University, 1991
  • BA (with Distinction) in Economics, McGill University, 1986