ADR Institute of Canada
The ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) sets the benchmark for best ADR practices in Canada and promotes conflict resolution through arbitration, mediation and other forms of ADR.
With seven regional affiliates, ADRIC provides leadership and support to over 2000 members across Canada, including through ADR Connect, a searchable database of members and their services, respected professional designations, Codes of Conduct and Ethics, and its Annual National Conference.
ADRIC also publishes the widely-used Canadian Arbitration Rules and Mediation Rules. Click here for more information about ADRIC.
Beijing Arbitration Commission / Beijing International Arbitration Center
The Beijing Arbitration Commission, also known as the Beijing International Arbitration Center (the “BAC/BIAC”) was established on 28 September 1995. In 1998, the BAC/BIAC has become the first self-funded arbitration institution in China. Since 2018, it has been included into the “One-Stop” Diversified International Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanism as one of the first of five institutions by the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China. Over the past two decades, the BAC/BIAC has been also widely accepted as one of the leading arbitration institutions internationally. The BAC/BIAC provides tailored dispute resolution services to both domestic and international parties in commercial arbitration, commercial mediation and dispute board. Click here for more information about BAC/BIAC.
International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that has helped global businesses prevent and resolve commercial disputes effectively and efficiently for more than 40 years. CPR's membership consists of top corporations and law firms, academic and government institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world.
CPR is unique as: (1) a thought leader, driving a global dispute resolution culture; (2) a developer of cutting edge tools and resources, powered by the collective innovation of its membership; and (3) an ADR provider offering innovative, practical arbitration rules, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures, and neutrals worldwide. Click here for more information about CPR.
The International Centre for Dispute Resolution Canada (ICDR Canada) provides dispute resolution services for Canadian domestic disputes nationwide. ICDR Canada operates under the auspices of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
The ICDR Canada role in the dispute resolution process is to administer cases from filing to closing. ICDR Canada's administrative services include assisting in the appointment of mediators and arbitrators, managing case financials, arranging hearings, and providing users with information on dispute resolution options--including settlement through mediation. Ultimately, ICDR Canada aims to move cases through arbitration or mediation in an efficient, fair, impartial, and economical manner until completion. Click here for more information about ICDR Canada.
ICC International Court of Arbitration
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ranks among the most well-established and highly respected arbitration institutions in the world.
Its members come from over 80 countries and every continent, making it the most widely representative body of its kind. Click here for more information about the ICC.
London Court of International Arbitration
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), one of the world’s leading international institutions for commercial dispute resolution. The LCIA’s organization, operation, outlook and services are worldwide, in the fields of arbitration, mediation and other forms of ADR. Click here for more information about the LCIA.
ADR Chambers neutrals now conduct arbitrations and mediations in downtown Toronto at Arbitration Place.
ADR Chambers is an alternative dispute resolution company that provides conflict resolution services across Canada and internationally. ADR Chambers’ services include Mediation, Arbitration, Neutral Evaluation, Med/Arb, Fairness Monitoring, Investigations and Private Appeals.
ADR Chambers is dedicated to assisting the legal and business communities to resolve disputes in an expeditious and cost-effective manner. Click here for more information about ADR Chambers.
Bay Street Chambers
Arbitration Place is proud to have Bay Street Chambers – one of Canada’s leading arbitration Chambers – located in our Toronto facility.
Members of Bay Street Chambers handle disputes across the full spectrum of the business and financial world, including banking and finance, insurance and reinsurance, energy, trade, shipping, licensing and construction. All members have a reputation for hard work and dedication to delivering cost effective and timely results.
For more information regarding Bay Street Chambers and its members, J. Brian Casey, Joel Richler, and Marty Sclisizzi, click here.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, operating as ICC Canada, is the Canadian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
National committees, such as ICC Canada, support the work of the ICC International Court of Arbitration by proposing arbitrators for appointment by the Court. ICC Canada’s Arbitration Committee includes many of Canada’s (and, in many cases, the world’s) leading international arbitration practitioners. The group numbers arbitrators who are familiar with a wide range of legal systems, have links with many countries and speak more than a dozen languages. Click here for more information about ICC Canada.
ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation with the primary objective of advancing the interests of women and promoting female practitioners in international dispute resolution. Click here for more information about ArbitralWomen.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
CIArb is the world’s leading qualifications and professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute management. It provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation and development of all ADR methods.
CIArb is passionate about promoting a harmonious society and helping people and organisations avoid, manage and resolve conflict through our global network of 16,000 members. Click here for more information about CIArb.
Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society
The Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (“TCAS”) was formed to promote and develop Toronto as a world centre for arbitration excellence. TCAS members are prominent lawyers, arbitrators, experts and academics with demonstrated experience and interest in arbitration.
TCAS sponsors conferences, develops alliances with other arbitral and financial organizations, advocates for supportive legislation and provides a forum and network for the exchange of ideas on all aspects of commercial arbitration. Click here for more information about TCAS.