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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Other ADR Services: ADR Training Services, Med-Arb
- Practice Commenced: 1996
- Total Mediations (as of Jun 2022): 1000
- Total Arbitrations (as of Jun 2022): 75
Colm Brannigan has over two decades of experience as a mediator and arbitrator. While his practice is focused on the corporate, commercial, condominium, construction, employment, estates, insurance (non-personal injury), and real estate sectors, he has experience in a wide variety of other areas including workplace, family, multi-party, land use, and alternative energy.
Colm holds the designations of Chartered Arbitrator and Chartered Mediator from the ADR Institute of Canada and is the founder of Mediate.ca – Brannigan ADR. He is recognized as a leading expert in Online Dispute Resolution and the use of hybrid Med-Arb processes in alternative dispute resolution. He was the first person to receive the Chartered Med-Arb designation from the ADR Institute of Canada.
Colm has written extensively about conflict management and alternative dispute resolution in professional and industry-specific publications is a frequent presenter at continuing education programs and has taught law and ADR part-time in the Business School at Humber College and as an adjunct faculty member in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University.
Colm is a former Board member of both the ADR Institute of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. He is currently a member of both the Qualified Mediator and Chartered Mediator Assessment Committees of the ADR Institute of Ontario and a Co-chair of the ADR Institute of Ontario’s Med-Arb section.
Colm is also a founding member of the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement & Conflict Management where he provides ADR & ODR training, coaching and ADR practice consulting services (https://www.c4ecm.ca/).
- Contract Disputes
- Estates & Trusts
- Family Businesses
- Information Technology
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Professional Negligence
- Property Damage
- Real Estate
- Shareholder Disputes
- 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)
Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR)
Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS)
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