22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2010 (ON); 2011 (NY)
Partner in Commercial Litigation Group and Construction Group of BLG’s Toronto office, specializing in international disputes, including international commercial, investment, and construction arbitration and international litigation in a range of industry sectors. With over ten years of dedicated arbitration counsel work, Hugh has advised a range of Canadian and international companies in disputes governed by the arbitration rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICDR, BCICAC, and DIAC. Co-authored Guide to the PCA Arbitration Rules (Oxford University Press, 2014). Adjunct Professor of international commercial arbitration at Osgoode Hall Law School. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Who’s Who Legal recognized Hugh as a Global Leader in Arbitration 2022, as a Future Leader in Arbitration 2019–2021 and named him one of ten Most Highly Regarded Partners Under 45 in the Americas in 2021. Education: AB cum laude (Princeton University); BCL/LLB (McGill University). Admitted to Ontario Bar in 2010 and New York Bar in 2011.