Lexpert Ranked Lawyer Profile

George J. Karayannides

Clyde & Co Canada LLP

George joined Clyde & Co as a partner in 2014. He was previously a partner and head of the litigation department at a leading national Canadian law firm. George has extensive domestic and international experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial disputes. Over his 30+ year career, he has represented a wide range of businesses, leading multinational companies, individuals, and government bodies in the energy, transport, telecommunications, infrastructure and construction, and financial sectors, amongst others. He has significant experience before the courts, as well as before arbitral (domestic and international) and administrative tribunals. George regularly works with foreign counsel on cross-border issues and disputes. George is ranked by Lexpert® as a leading lawyer in Canada, and is listed as a Leading Practitioner by the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers in Canada, in the area of corporate commercial litigation. He is also recognized by Lexpert® as a Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigator and Infrastructure Lawyer, and by Best Lawyers as a leading ADR lawyer. George holds a Qualified Arbitrator designation from the ADR Institute of Canada. He is a frequent speaker on emerging legal issues, as well as an advocacy skills instructor.

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON)