Oland, Barry

Oland & Co.
401-1665 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 2B3

Tel: (604) 683-9621
Fax: (604) 669-4556
Email: shiplaw@aboland.com

Barry Oland practices maritime and transportation law in British Columbia and across Canada.  He acts for marine insurers and cargo owners in cargo related disputes.  He acts for bunker suppliers and charterers.  His practice is almost entirely litigation related in the field of maritime and transportation law.  He has appeared in the BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada.  He is recommended as a shipping and maritime lawyer in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.  He is a Past President of the Canadian Maritime Law Association and has been active in representation of Canada at maritime diplomatic conferences.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Law Society of British Columbia – Member
  • Canadian Maritime Law Association – Past President and Chair of Limitation of Liability Section
  • Canadian Bar Association – Member and Past Chair of Maritime Law Section
  • Comité Maritime International – Titular Member
  • International Bar Association – Member
  • Asia Pacific Lawyers Foundation – Member
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association – Member


  • B.Com (Dalhousie University) 1966
  • L.L.B. (Dalhousie Law School) 1967
  • L.L.M. (University College London) 2003
  • Admitted to Bar of British Columbia 1968