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Paul W. Muirhead, Mediator, Ottawa, Ontario.

Paul W. Muirhead

Muirhead Mediation
599 Wavell Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2A 3A7
Tel: (613) 864-7768
Cell: (613) 864-7768
Website: muirheadmediation.ca
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Other ADR Services: Facilitation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial, Neutral Evaluation

Video Conferencing
Available
  • Practice Commenced2008
  • # of MEDS (as of 12/7/24)500
  • # of ARBS (as of 12/7/24)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person

Biographical

I practiced in a boutique civil litigation firm representing both plaintiffs and defendants for 28 years. My practice included; personal injury, employment law, property litigation, insurance litigation, commercial litigation. Since 2008 practice includes mediation. I have mediated a variety of disputes including personal injury, professional malpractice, contract and construction law. I am also available for arbitrations.


Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Disability Claims
  • Employment
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Dismissal

Education

  • Comprehensive Arbitration Training - ADRworks; June 17-21, 2013. Toronto, Ontario. Certificate of Achievement.
  • University of Windsor - Stitt Feld Handy Group - Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Workship. January 22-25, 2008. Certificate of Achievement
  • University of Windsor - Stitt Feld Handy Group - Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Workship. November 13-16, 2007. Certificate of Achievement
  • McGill University - Montreal, Quebec. 1993 - 1994 - Master of Laws with Specialization in Biomedical Ethics - Granted June 1999
  • Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1984 -1987 Graduated with Bachelor of Laws
  • Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1983-1984 Completing medical prerequisite courses
  • McMaster University - Hamilton, Ontario. 1979-1983 Graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, First Class Standing

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2013 - Member ADR Institute of Ontario Inc. Qualified Mediator, Qualified Arbitrator.
  • 2010 - Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
  • 2001 – Canadian Paediatric Society Surveillance Program Steering Committee
  • 1994 - Canadian Bioethics Society
  • 1994 - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Ethics Board
  • 1989 - County of Carleton Law Association

Rates Information

Rates for Mediation

Number of Parties per Legal Action  -   Fees for a half day 3-hour mediation; full day is double

  • 2 Parties, $1,000.00 plus HST & disbursements
  • 3 Parties, $1,200.00 plus HST & disbursements  
  • 4 Parties, $1,500.00 plus HST & disbursements
  • 5 or more $1,800.00 plus HST & disbursements

In the case of a mediation exceeding the 3 or 6 hour time frame, there will be a charge of $400.00 per hour plus HST for every hour or part there of in excess of set mediation time.

In the event that it becomes necessary for any party to cancel or adjourn the mediation from the date selected, please ensure that you advise my office at least 1 week (7 days) prior to the mediation date. If such notice is not received, then a cancellation fee based
on the full rate appointment will apply. 


Language Skills

English

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