John Lorn McDougall is an independent arbitrator associated with Arbitration Place in Toronto and 3 Verulam Buildings in London. Previously, he was a partner at Dentons Canada LLP and its predecessor law firms. His practice has encompassed almost all aspects of corporate and commercial dispute resolution. Mr McDougall has been an international arbitrator since 1990 and has heard a wide variety of complex commercial disputes in that period. He has particular experience in securities, competition, reinsurance and energy-related matters.
Mr McDougall served as chairman of the Canadian national arbitration committee of the International Chamber of Commerce and is presently a Canadian representative to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. He is a member of other panels of international arbitrators including the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, and sits on the ICDR Canadian advisory committee, the CPR Institute, the American Arbitration Association, the ADR Institute of Canada, the BC International Arbitration Centre and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a chartered arbitrator. He is an honorary bencher of the Middle Temple, London.
Mr McDougall is a frequent speaker and author on legal and arbitration issues, both domestic and international.
WWL says: John Lorn McDougall’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and commercial disputes resolution. Clients praise him as “exceptional in terms of efficiency and quality”.
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