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Peter J. Cullen

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Stikeman Elliott LLP

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Litigation, Maritime and Shipping




Peter Cullen is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Section and a member of the insurance, energy and arbitration practice groups. Mr. Cullen's practice covers the corporate, alternative dispute resolution and litigation aspects of commercial insurance (including D&O, energy - construction risks, delay, exploration / development, faulty design, - liability, marine, property, regulatory and policy interpretation / coverage disputes), trade and transportation matters. He acts for leading shipping interests in Canada (in commercial transactions and dispute resolution matters) as well as protection and indemnity associations and domestic and foreign insurers, including members of Lloyd's and other London Market insurers. Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


English and French


Québec Bar (1981); Ontario Bar (1990)


McGill University, (B.C.L., 1979; LL.B., 1980). University of New Brunswick, (B.A., 1975).



Within: Insurance

‚ÄėAmong the market leaders‚Äô, Stikeman Elliott LLP¬†fields a comprehensive insurance practice, which routinely advises major insurers, reinsurers and brokers on transactional, regulatory and contentious matters. The group, which spans the firm‚Äôs Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver offices, is led by Toronto-based M&A and commercial partner Stuart Carruthers. Carruthers, who is a ‚Äėgo-to-partner in the insurance area‚Äô, recently advised Integro Insurance Brokers on the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Integro (Canada), to Hub International. He also advised Great-West Life, Manulife, Sun Life, Empire Life and Industrial Alliance¬†on the launch of APEXA, a common software and services platform.¬†Montreal's Laurent Fortier¬†is a key contact for insurance litigation and, together with Montreal-based¬†Matthew Liben, defended Chubb in property and delay in start-up claims relating to the refurbishment of a nuclear power station. Other noted insurance litigators include Montreal-based Peter J. Cullen.

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Peter J. Cullen - Stikeman Elliott LLP

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Stikeman Elliott LLP¬†advises on litigation, insurance, regulatory and transactional matters for an enviable roster of local and global industry players, including Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, Algoma Central¬†and several P&I clubs. Montreal-based¬†litigator Peter J. Cullen¬†is a ‚Äėleading light‚Äô. Laurent Fortier¬†is also recommended.

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