The Honourable Pierre Dalphond is a senior counsel with the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. He is a Chartered Arbitrator, an accredited mediator, a former guest Professor on arbitration at the Faculty of Law of the Université de Montréal and former senior judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal. His practice focuses on commercial arbitration and mediation and providing strategic advice in every field of law. He conducts internal investigations, provides neutral evaluations and acts as expert on Quebec Law in foreign proceedings. He is recognized in various publications as a leading arbitrator and was mentioned in previous publications as one of the best judges in Canada. Since June 2018, Pierre also sits as an independent Member of the upper house of the Parliament of Canada (an institution modeled on the British House of Lords).