Paul Michell’s practice focuses on complex corporate commercial litigation and arbitration, shareholder and fraud litigation, 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 is a co-Chair of the University Tribunal at the University of Toronto. He has been ranked as a leading lawyer for arbitration or commercial litigation by Benchmark Canada, Chambers Canada, Lexpert®, and Who’s Who Legal: Canada, and was named a “Canadian Litigation Lawyer to Watch” by Lexpert® in 2007, and one of Canada’s “Rising Stars: 40 Leading Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert® (2006). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.