Will Moreira is a partner in the Halifax, Nova Scotia office of Stewart McKelvey. He has practised for more than 35 years in admiralty and commercial litigation and public law litigation, appearing before all levels of court in Nova Scotia, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, and serving as counsel and as an arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations.
Will is a former president (2005–2007) of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, former chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s national maritime law section, a titular member of Comité Maritime International, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and former chair of the Maritime and Energy Law Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is co-editor of the second edition of Canadian Maritime Law (Toronto: Irwin Law 2016). He is also a part-time faculty member in the Marine and Environmental Law Institute of Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law and a former chair of the Mission to Seafarers, Halifax.