Paul Michell’s practice focuses on complex corporate-commercial litigation and arbitration, shareholder disputes and oppression, civil appeals and judicial review. He has particular expertise in arbitration and arbitration-related court proceedings, private international law matters, and lawyers’ conflicts of interest. Counsel before all levels of the Ontario and Federal courts and various administrative and arbitral tribunals. Law clerk to Justice Gonthier of the Supreme Court of Canada, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he has taught international commercial arbitration as an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto for more than a decade. Has been appointed as an arbitrator and as a presiding officer under the Competition Act. He was named a “Local Litigation Star” by Benchmark Canada Litigation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). Consistently Recommended for Litigation – Corporate Commercial by Lexpert® (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), an “Up and Coming” Ontario Dispute Resolution Lawyer by Chambers Global in 2009 and 2010, a “Canadian Litigation Lawyer to Watch” by Lexpert® in 2007, and as one of Canada’s “Rising Stars: 40 Leading Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert® (2006). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.