Since his call to the Bar in 1976, Mr. Clemens has represented clients in commercial litigation at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, in matters such as shareholders’ and partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, real estate, employment, securities, banking, insurance and maritime litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience in administrative hearings including proceedings before the Securities Commission and disciplinary and credential committees of numerous self-governing professional associations, both as counsel and as legal advisor to the decision maker. Mr. Clemens is also active in alternate dispute resolution, accepting appointments as arbitrator or mediator in commercial disputes. He has been recognized as leading commercial litigation counsel by various professional publications, including Lexpert®, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada and Chambers Global. Mr. Clemens is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.