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Colm Brannigan, Mediator, Brampton, Ontario.

Colm Brannigan - Brannigan ADR
4 Burwash Court
Brampton, ON L6Z 4M3
Tel: 905-840-9882
Cell: 416-460-6841
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Other ADR Services: ADR Training Services, Med-Arb

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  • Practice Commenced: 1996
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2021): 1000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2021): 55
Practice Percentages


Based in the GTHA, with a province-wide online practice, Colm Brannigan has over two decades of experience as a mediator and arbitrator in a wide range of two-party and multi-party disputes.

While his practice is focused on the corporate, commercial, condominium, construction, employment, insurance (non-personal injury), and real estate sectors, Colm has experience in a wide variety of other areas including workplace, family, multi-party, and disputes involving land use and alternative energy.

Colm works collaboratively with clients and counsel to effectively manage and resolve disputes in a timely and cost-efficient manner in both online and in-person processes and is an acknowledged leader in the use of Online Dispute Resolution in Canada.

More recently, Colm has focused on the development and use of an integrated opt-out Med-Arb process in a wide range of disputes and was the first person to be granted the Chartered Med-Arb designation by the ADR Institute of Canada.

Colm has designed ADR courses for various colleges and has also been a part-time ADR faculty member in the law school at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Colm is a founding member of the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement & Conflict Management where he provides ADR & ODR training, coaching, and ADR practice consulting services (

 ADR Designations

  • Chartered Med-Arbitrator (ADRIC)
  • Fellow (CIArb)
  • Chartered Arbitrator (ADRIC)
  • Chartered Mediator (ADRIC)

Professional Activities

  • A frequent speaker at webinars, conferences, and continuing education programs on ADR topics.
  • Approved Trainer, Med-Arb & ODR, ADR Institute of Canada
  • Co-chair, Med-Arb Section, ADR Institute of Ontario
  • Member, Regional Qualified Mediator, and Chartered Mediator Assessment Committees, ADR Institute of Ontario
  • A selection of his articles on ADR topics are at
  • Publishes an e-newsletter, “ADR Notes” and is the founder of the “Mediate-Canada”, "Med-Arb Canada", “Arbitrate-Canada” and “ODR Canada” Groups on LinkedIn.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • E-Commerce
  • Employment
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Family Businesses
  • Government/Municipalities
  • Human Rights Act
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Media & Communications
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Dismissal


• LL.M. (ADR), Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
• LL.B., Queen’s University Faculty of Law
• M.A., McMaster University
• B.A., University of Toronto.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO)
  • ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR)

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