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TRANSPORTATION – CARRIAGE OF GOODS
Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.
With carriage of goods law often at the forefront of commercial transactions, Halsbury's Transportation – Carriage of Goods title offers the ideal resource for lawyers who require a concise explanation of how this specialized area of law operates. Timely and accessible, and written by one of Canada's leading transportation lawyers, this valuable reference delivers a clear narrative of the legislative framework and identifies the relevant case law that practitioners need to be aware of. It contains useful answers to questions on a wide range of topics, including:
 For a discussion of carriage of goods by air, see Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Aviation and Space
TRANSPORTATION – RAILWAYS
Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.
Once at the very heart of commercial activity and the Canadian Dream, railways still play an important part in the transport of passengers and goods, and rail lines are omnipresent in virtually every populated region in Canada.Transportation – Railwaysprovides a comprehensive and national treatment of the law governing the construction, operation, safety and oversight of federal and provincial railways, including matters such as:
Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B.
Trusts, an innovative concept of the common law, have become increasingly significant in modern legal practice. The unique nature of trusts, and its many varied forms, makes it an important tool in estates law, commercial law, international law, pension and benefits law, among others, providing inventive and flexible solutions to traditional legal issues. Halsbury's Truststitle classifies and analyzes the many different types of trusts, how they are created and how they can be used in a variety of contexts. This essential resource, which includes discussion of trusts under the Quebec Civil Code, generates a competitive advantage for practitioners able to apply trust principles to different areas of practice.
Topics in this national reference include:
Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.,is a partner with Fernandes Hearn LLP, a Toronto-based law firm which specializes in maritime and transportation law. Mr. Fernandes received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1976, his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1979, and his LL.M. from the University of London (London School o Economics and Political Science) in 1981. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1982 and has appeared in all levels of court in Canada including the Supreme Court of Canada. His other publications include the Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Maritime title, the Transportation Law looseleaf service, and Boating Law of Canada.
Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and head of the Toronto office's Wealth Management and Charities practice group. She practises in the areas of wills and trusts, estate planning, family business succession planning, person tax, corporate reorganizations, marriage contracts, and charities andnot for profit law. She also represents clients in estate litigation matters, including will challenges, mental capacity matters, applications for advice and direction of the court and passing of fiduciary accounts. In 2006, she received the Ontario BarAssociation Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates in recognition of her leadership and contribution to estates and trusts law.
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