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Elizabeth Bennett-Martin, Mediator, Toronto, Ontario.

Elizabeth Bennett-Martin

Bennett Mediations

Toronto, ON  
Tel: (416) 681-2436
Fax: (416) 361-1530
Website: www.bennettmediations.com
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

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Biographical

In 2015 Elizabeth founded Bennett Mediations. Elizabeth is a senior litigator and mediator with over 28 years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution, through her involvement with matters at all levels of the courts and tribunals. Elizabeth has worked tirelessly to help conflicting parties resolve their disputes, with an emphasis on fairness, approachability, and cost-efficiency. She brings a professional and congenial approach to working with counsel and their clients, together with a confidence and commitment, to achieve optimal results for all parties.
Elizabeth graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with a Bachelor of Laws in 1992. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1994 and was awarded her Master of Laws degree in 1998 with a focus on civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She also brings to the mediation process the benefit of her judging and mediation experience as past Vice-Chair of the License Appeal Tribunal, and as an Arbitrator & Mediator for the Building Arbitration Forum.

Elizabeth’s areas of practice have included insurance defence and commercial and civil litigation. Insurance defence experience includes disability, critical illness, life, creditor, and property claims; coverage issues; class actions; motor vehicle accidents; personal injury and professional negligence. Commercial and civil litigation experience includes breach of contract disputes; breach of fiduciary obligations; shareholders disputes; commercial real estate disputes; product liability issues; fraudulent conveyances; bankruptcy issues including investigations and tracing of assets; real estate and mortgage claims; collection matters; class actions; estate litigation matters, and employment related issues including human rights complaints.


Case Experience

  • Contract Disputes

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LL.M Civil Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution - 1998
  • Called to the Ontario Bar - 1994
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LLB - 1992

Memberships & Affiliations

Apart from her work experience, in 2009, Elizabeth co-founded a charitable organization, CLEW (Cambodian Legal Education for Women). CLEW (www.clewcanada.com) is a registered Canadian charity committed to providing financial support to young women from rural Cambodia to help them obtain a university education in Cambodia and escape the harsh realities of poverty.

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