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Robert Wisner

McMillan LLP

Robert Wisner is a litigation partner at McMillan and is co-Chair, International Arbitration. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and cross-border business litigation. Robert has argued numerous cases before international arbitral tribunals and has appeared at all levels of the Ontario and Federal courts as well as before various administrative tribunals. These cases have involved matters of public international law, multi-jurisdictional litigation, joint venture and shareholder disputes, complex commercial contracts and competition law or regulatory issues. Robert has been described "as ‘a leader in his field' through his premier international commercial and investor state arbitration work" (Who's Who Legal 2012). McMillan has also been consistently ranked amongst the world's top 100 practices by Global Arbitration Review. Many of Robert's clients are involved in the mining, energy, aviation, infrastructure or telecommunications sectors and carry on business in emerging markets.

Year Called to the Bar:1996 (ON)
181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-7127
Fax: (416) 865-7048
E-mail: robert.wisner@mcmillan.ca

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  • Aug 30, 2017
    A look at the conclusion of a case in which four parties had attempted to seize assets from Kyrgyzaltyn JSC, a gold mining company owned by the state of Kyrgyzstan, to satisfy the parties’ arbitral ...
  • Nov 28, 2016
    Treaties drafted to protect Canadian investors from erratic regimes are now backfiring, as investors abroad, like Wind Mobile’s former Egyptian backer, take aim at Canada’s ‘cultural protectionism.’
  • Nov 27, 2015
    Deciding whether to arbitrate or litigate is not always a simple determination