Chambers Canada 2015

Chambers Canada Recognizes the Excellence of John O’Connor

Montréal, November 10, 2015 – Law firm Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is proud to announce that John O’Connor, one of its partners, has been named in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada as one of the foremost lawyers in Canada in the area of Transportation: shipping. First published in October 2015, the Canadian Chambers guide is one of a series of prestigious rankings issued by Chambers & Partners, which has been a global reference for legal services since 1990. The organization assesses law firms and lawyers practising in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world, in nearly 100 practice areas, including transportation and shipping, where John O’Connor is now acknowledged as being in the top tier (“band 1”) of practitioners in that category. 

A distinguished career

John is an acknowledged practitioner in maritime law. He has tremendous expertise in both international transportation and marine insurance, particularly as regards P&I coverage, environmental liability, ship financing and marine casualties. 

A well-deserved honour

“John O’Connor’s inclusion in such a select group of practitioners reflects well on our firm and highlights both the remarkable contribution he has made to the legal profession and his leading-edge knowledge of Canadian maritime law. This is a well-deserved honour for our colleague and partner”, stated Jean-François Gagnon, the firm’s managing partner. 

About Langlois Kronström Desjardins

Langlois Kronström Desjardins (which will become Langlois lawyers, LLP on January 1, 2016) is one of the largest law firms in Quebec, with more than 100 professionals working in the Montréal and Quebec City metropolitan areas. Our team of over 200 employees offers a complete range of highly regarded legal services in civil and commercial litigation, governance and ethics, labour and employment law, insurance law, administrative law, maritime law, public law, real estate, and business law. Once again, LKD will become Langlois lawyers, LLP this coming January 1st (for more details, go to 


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