Transportation & Logistics

Stikeman Elliott combines a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the transportation and logistics sector with the bench strength of a full service firm. Drawing upon the unparalleled expertise of lawyers across practice areas, we deliver innovative legal solutions on the operations, corporate activities and regulation of our clients in this sector.

We understand the business and commercial drivers of the transportation and logistics industry, a product of diverse experience on a full range of relevant matters. This includes the creation and financing of transportation infrastructure, customs and regulatory compliance matters, complex financings, mergers and acquisitions as well as some of the largest public offerings in Canada’s history in the sector. When disputes arise, our litigators work seamlessly with in-house legal and business teams to arrive at approaches that maximize our clients’ overall business objectives.

Our Expertise

  • Asset securitization
  • Customs matters
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Equipment leasing and finance
  • Freight forwarding
  • Infrastructure and project finance
  • Multi-jurisdictional litigation
  • Outsourcing and procurement
  • Personal injury claims
  • Private equity investment
  • Product safety and regulation
  • Public offerings
  • Railcar leasing
  • Railroads and rail transportation
  • Service and supply contracts
  • Trucking and road transportation
  • Workplace safety
  • Chambers Canada 2021 for Transportation: Aviation
  • Chambers Canada 2021 for Transportation: Shipping
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 for Transportation (Road & Rail)
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2020 for Transportation: Aviation