John G. O’Connor

Mr. O’Connor is a practising member of the Civil Law bar of Quebec and the Common Law bar of Ontario. In addition to undergraduate studies at York University and the University of Toronto, he holds a degree in Common Law from the University of Ottawa and a degree in Civil Law from Laval University. He also holds a Master of Laws degree from Laval University and a Doctor of Laws degree from McGill University. He is a senior partner in the Langlois firm and has practised in both Montreal and Quebec City virtually all aspects of admiralty and maritime law. He is a past president of the Canadian Maritime Law Association and is Vice-President of the Comité maritime international (CMI). He has given evidence on several Parliamentary Bills concerning maritime law before federal and provincial parliamentary committees. He has taught maritime law at McGill University for many years and is the author of several articles on various subjects of maritime law.