Canada's Logistics Briefing 2021  -  Program  -  Legal Briefing

Legal Briefing

Shipper remedies and the FMA decision

Wednesday, November 3
4:00 - 4:30 pm EST

Get the latest insight into the laws affecting transportation and trade, including upcoming legislation and the enforcement and implementation of existing regulations.


Forrest C. Hume
Litigator, Rail Transportation Law
Forrest C. Hume Law Corporation
Counsel, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Forrest is a leading counsel in transportation and related litigation in Canada. He was in-house regulatory litigation counsel for Canadian National Railway Company (1978-1985) and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (1985-1993) in their respective headquarters in Montreal, following which he returned to private practice, focusing on railway litigation across Canada representing shippers, ports, terminals, all levels of government, short line railways and commuter rail authorities. In 1998, he moved his practice to Vancouver and opened a prominent boutique firm. He joined Davis LLP, now DLA Piper (Canada) LLP in 2013, where he is currently co-chair of the firm’s Rail Transportation Group.  Forrest was recently named Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in Canada (Transportation Law: Vancouver), 2022.