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Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators | Global

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The Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Canada.

Rankings overview for Individuals

Star Individuals
  1. David Ross Haigh KCBurnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP
  2. Henri C Alvarez KCHenri Alvarez, K.C. - sole practitioner
  3. L Yves Fortier, PC, CC, OQ KCCabinet Yves Fortier
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Band 1
  1. Dennis O'Connor KC
    Dennis O'Connor KC Borden Ladner Gervais LLP7 Years Ranked
  2. Ian Binnie CC KC
    Ian Binnie CC KC Lenczner Slaght8 Years Ranked
  3. Janet Walker Toronto Arbitration Chambers11 Years Ranked
  4. Bob Armstrong KCArbitration Place
  5. Christopher Thomas KCChristopher Thomas KC - Sole Practitioner
  6. Gerald W Ghikas KCGerald Ghikas - sole practitioner
  7. J Brian CaseyBay Street Chambers
  8. Jack J Marshall KCJohn J. Marshall, K.C. Professional Corporation
  9. John JudgeArbitration Place
  10. Louise BarringtonArbitration Place
  11. Pierre Bienvenu, Ad EIMK LLP
  12. Stephen DrymerWoods LLP
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Band 2
  1. Angus M. Gunn KC
    Angus M. Gunn KC Eyford Partners LLP7 Years Ranked
  2. Beverley McLachlinArbitration Place
  3. Joel RichlerBay Street Chambers
  4. Warren WinklerArbitration Place
  5. William G HortonWilliam G Horton Commercial Arbitration
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Band 3
  1. Earl A Cherniak KC
    Earl A Cherniak KC Lerners LLP22 Years Ranked
  2. Pierre Dalphond
    Pierre Dalphond Stikeman Elliott LLP6 Years Ranked
  3. Barry LeonArbitration Place
  4. Christopher J O'Connor KCO'Connor Dispute Resolution Inc.
  5. Duncan GlaholtGlaholt Bowles LLP
  6. Harvey KirshKirsh Construction ADR Services
  7. John Lorn McDougall KCArbitration Place
  8. Murray A Clemens KCNathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP
  9. Perry Mack KCPeacock Linder Halt & Mack LLP
  10. Stuart Hankinson KCSingleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP
  11. Thomas CromwellArbitration Place

All Individuals profiles

Star Individuals
  1. David Ross Haigh KC
    Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Star Individuals
  2. Henri C Alvarez KC
    Henri Alvarez, K.C. - sole practitioner | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Star Individuals
  3. L Yves Fortier, PC, CC, OQ KC
    Cabinet Yves Fortier | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Star Individuals
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Band 1
  1. Dennis O'Connor KC
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    Dennis O'Connor KC
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Dennis O'Connor KC attracts plaudits for his expertise across a wide array of commercial arbitration matters, with particular strength in securities and insurance proceedings. He is a former Associate Chief Justice of Ontario who now occupies the position of senior counsel in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais.
  2. Ian Binnie CC KC
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    Ian Binnie CC KC
    Lenczner Slaght
    Lenczner Slaght | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 8 Years Ranked
    Ian Binnie CC KC is a former Justice of the Supreme Court who now holds an of counsel role with Lenczner Slaght in Toronto. He maintains his position as a sought-after neutral and frequently presides over high-stakes international and domestic arbitrations, with additional strength across a full range of commercial disputes.
  3. 1
    Janet Walker
    Toronto Arbitration Chambers | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 11 Years Ranked
    Janet Walker regularly acts as arbitrator in cases originating in the financial services and construction sectors. Based in Toronto, she offers deep expertise in commercial arbitration under institutional and ad hoc rules. In January 2021 she joined Toronto Arbitration Chambers after leaving Arbitration Place.
  4. Bob Armstrong KC
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  5. Christopher Thomas KC
    Christopher Thomas KC - Sole Practitioner | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  6. Gerald W Ghikas KC
    Gerald Ghikas - sole practitioner | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  7. J Brian Casey
    Bay Street Chambers | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  8. Jack J Marshall KC
    John J. Marshall, K.C. Professional Corporation | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  9. John Judge
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  10. Louise Barrington
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  11. Pierre Bienvenu, Ad E
    IMK LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  12. Stephen Drymer
    Woods LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Angus M. Gunn KC
    2
    Angus M. Gunn KC
    Eyford Partners LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Angus Gunn KC is a respected lawyer practising with Eyford Partners in Vancouver. He operates a robust commercial arbitration practice, being familiar with ad hoc and ICDR proceedings.
  2. Beverley McLachlin
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  3. Joel Richler
    Bay Street Chambers | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  4. Warren Winkler
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  5. William G Horton
    William G Horton Commercial Arbitration | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Earl A Cherniak KC
    3
    Earl A Cherniak KC
    Lerners LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 22 Years Ranked
    Earl Cherniak KC offers substantial experience in international arbitration, with noted expertise in multi-jurisdictional disputes and insurance law. Based in the Toronto office of Lerners LLP, he is also a member of 3 Verulam Buildings in London, UK.
  2. Pierre Dalphond
    3
    Pierre Dalphond
    Stikeman Elliott LLP
    Stikeman Elliott LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Pierre Dalphond is a senior counsel in Stikeman Elliott's Montréal office who regularly acts as both neutral and mediator. He is active across domestic and international disputes, often representing clients in the energy and construction industries.
  3. Barry Leon
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  4. Christopher J O'Connor KC
    O'Connor Dispute Resolution Inc. | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  5. Duncan Glaholt
    Glaholt Bowles LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  6. Harvey Kirsh
    Kirsh Construction ADR Services | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  7. John Lorn McDougall KC
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  8. Murray A Clemens KC
    Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  9. Perry Mack KC
    Peacock Linder Halt & Mack LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  10. Stuart Hankinson KC
    Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  11. Thomas Cromwell
    Arbitration Place | Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3