Kenneth R. Peel
Barrister & Solicitor

Kenneth R. Peel - Barrister & Solicitor (

333 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5P 2V5
Phone: (416) 489-1400
Fax: (416) 489-1402
E-mail: [email protected]

Called to Bar in 1977 (ON). Extensive peer-recognized experience since 1983 in the railway sector as counsel, advisor, and advocate. Available across Canada for teamwork or expert opinion. Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (LSO) since 1993. Worked as General Counsel (ON) for CN. Rejoined private practice in January 1998, solo from 2009, serving shortlines, municipalities, and shippers. Ken’s active advocacy and counsel continues especially as to transportation law and dispute resolution in railway regulatory matters; crossings and rights of way issues; and injury, commercial, and shipping cases. Expertise in drafting, negotiation, and interpretation of agreements in the rail sector and dealing with rail operators, industry, municipalities, and federal and provincial regulatory and licensing agencies in the transportation field. Assists clients with resolving employment disputes or grievances and remedies, and handling coroner's inquests. Has addressed Indigenous law and consultation issues (in relation to both railway and non-railway operations/lands). Has appeared in various arbitration and mediation proceedings and all levels of the courts—including the Supreme Court, Federal Court of Appeal, and Courts of Appeal (ON/SK). Available to assist as problem-solving mediator.

Year Called to the Bar:1977 (ON)
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