Ontario Bar, 1980. Almost 40 years' experience in commercial dispute resolution (counsel, arbitrator, mediator) as partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Practised at trial and appellate courts in Ontario, BC and NB and appeared before SCC. Many appearances as arbitration counsel. After Blakes retirement in January 2017, joined Bay Street Chambers as arbitrator and mediator. Expertise in contract disputes, corporate/shareholders’ remedies, professional liability, construction law, procurement, technology, intellectual property, commercial real estate, rent assessments, property valuations and insurance. Chaired several international and domestic arbitral tribunals (institutional and ad hoc) and has acted as sole arbitrator in many cases. Recent tribunal appointments include construction, contract interpretation and remedies, rent resets, property valuation and investment broker liability. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Member, LCIA. ICDR Roster Arbitrator (Canada and international). BCICAC Roster arbitrator. Member ICC Canada Arbitration Committee and ADRIC. Publishes and teaches in arbitration and mediation.
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