Gavin Magrath | Board of Directors

Gavin Magrath’s practice focuses on Canadian litigation liability arising out of international transportation and logistics activities. He has represented forwarders, carriers, ship owners, and cargo interests in litigation and dispute resolution and has appeared on their behalf before the Superior and Federal Courts, as well as before various administrative tribunals. In addition to his Maritime and Transport practice, Gavin assists clients with a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters, including conflicts referrals, commercial and contract disputes, employment litigation, and privacy and e-commerce issues. He also maintains a robust pro bono and public interest practice including research and litigation support for international human rights and humanitarian law issues, as well as acting as counsel or providing direct pro bono legal services to non-profit and charitable organizations. Gavin obtained undergraduate degrees in Philosophy (B.A.) and Business (H.B.Comm.) from (Queen’s University), obtained his law degree from Dalhousie University, and recently obtained an LL.M from the University of Toronto. Between his undergraduate and law school, Gavin worked for two years with the internationally renowned Boston Consulting Group.