John Campion, JD (Tor), FCIArb, Mediation (Harv), is one of Canada’s leading advocates, mediators and arbitrators: hearing and deciding 13 commercial arbitrations and multiparty mediation. Trial, appeal, arbitration and tribunal barrister: scope and range is prodigious (of 270 reported decisions from courts and Tribunals across Canada up to SCC — 130 cases have been judicially considered 2,000 times). As Partner (and former Chair) at Fasken Martineau: reported cases: corporate commercial, class actions (of 40 class action decisions — judicially considered over 500 times), insurance, securities, banking, economic regulation (over 60 hearings in energy, competition and insurance), constitutional/human rights. In other public law matters: counsel in the Gomery Inquiry, United Nations Oil for Food Investigation, Walkerton Inquiry. Mentor, teacher and governor: Adjunct professor (20 years): Osgoode and UofT; Bencher of LSUC (2000–2015; now Emeritus Bencher); President, Federation of Law Societies; author and lecturer. Community: former President Empire Club of Canada; Commissioner, Elections Finance Commission; Director, Chair Audit Committee of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Featured in Chambers Global, Lexpert®, Best Lawyers, Euromoney, Who’s Who Legal and Who’s Who Canada.
Year Called to the Bar:
1974 (ON); 1974 (NT); 1993 (NB); 1998 (NS)
Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability