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Joel Richler, Arbitrator, Toronto, Ontario.

Joel Richler

Arbitration Place
Bay Adelaide Centre West
333 Bay Street, Suite 900
Toronto, ON, M5H 2R2
Tel: (416) 848-0203
Cell: 6479296529
Fax: (416) 850-5316
Website: www.arbitrationplace.com
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Arbitration

Other ADR Services: Med-Arb, Neutral Evaluation

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  • Practice Commenced: 2015
  • Total Mediations (as of Sep 2020): 50
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Sep 2020): 50
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Biographical

Mr.Richler has over 40 years of experience in commercial dispute solution as a litigation counsel, arbitration counsel, mediation counsel, arbitrator (domestic & international), adjudicator and mediator. Before establishing his independent arbitration and mediation practice, Mr. Richler was a senior partner in Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and, for a number of years, led that firm’s Toronto litigation group.

Mr. Richler obtained hisCivil andCommon Law degrees atMcGill Law School in 1977-78 and was called  to the Bar in Ontario in1980. He obtained a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the CharteredInstituteofArbitratorsin2008 and was, shortly thereafter,designated as a Fellow of that institute. He was a member of the Arbitration Roundtable of Toronto and then a founding director of its successor organization, the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society. In addition, Mr. Richler is a founding Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, and was,while practising as counsel, a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America.

Mr.Richler has sat on many arbitraltor tribunals as emergency arbitrator, sole arbitrator, chair and party appointee, including numerous ICC and ICDR appointments. He has acted as party-appointee and tribunal chair in many domestic and international ad hoc arbitrations, as a construction contract adjudicator and as a mediator in many domestic and international cases. Also, he has been accepted as a member of the Canadian and International rosters of the InternationalCentre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the roster of Arbitration Place in Toronto, the roster of the BCICAC (BritishColumbia), and the Roster of Referees for the Ministry of Transportation (Ontario) and the Ontario Roadbuilders Association. He is a member of the International Arbitration Committee of ICC Canada,the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC). Mr.Richler also a Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC). Mr.Richler also acts as the Treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada Chapter).


Case Experience

  • Accounting
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Construction
  • Consumer Rights
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Engineering
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Mining
  • Partnerships
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Venture Capital
  • Wrongful Dismissal

Education

Obtained Civil and Common Law degrees at McGill Law School in 1977-78

Called to the Bar in Ontario in1980

Obtained a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2008


Memberships & Affiliations

  • Party-appointee and tribunal chair in many domestic and international ad hoc arbitrations
  • Construction contract adjudicator and as a mediator in many domestic and international cases
  • Member of the Canadian and International rosters of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
  • Roster of Arbitration Place in Toronto
  • Roster of the BCICAC (BritishColumbia)
  • Roster of Referees for the Ministry of Transportation (Ontario)
  • Roster of the Ontario Roadbuilders Association
  • Member of the International Arbitration Committee of ICCCanada
  • The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC)
  • Treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada Chapter)

Rates Information

Will provide rates on request

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