MEMBER PROFILE: Igor Ellyn QC FCIArb.
 

Igor Ellyn QC FCIArb.
Igor Ellyn ADR
181 University Avenue, Suite 2200
Toronto
ONTARIO M5H 3M7

Tel: (416) 365-3750
Fax: (416) 368-2982
Email: igor@ellynadr.com

www.ellynADR.com

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation (Civil)
Neutral Evaluation
Arbitration (Commercial)
Med-Arb
Mini Trial

Serving the following Area Codes:
Throughout Canada and Internationally


CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Igor Ellyn QC FCIArb. has experience in settling the following civil matters:
Accounting
Banking & Finance
Collection / Debtors
Condominium Issues
Construction
Consumer/Vendor
Contracts
Corporate/Commercial
Employment
Engineering
Franchise Disputes
Information Technology
Insurance
Landlord / Tenant
Libel & Slander
Multi-Party / Complex
Partnership Disputes
Professional Liability
Professional Negligence
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Religious Institutions
Securities
Trade (inc International)
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, since 2002; Advocates Society‐Harvard Law Mediation Workshop, 1997; ICC Training Program, Paris, France, Sept 1999; ICC Arbitration Course, New Orleans, Nov. 2001; American Arbitration Assoc. ICDR Program, Dublin Ireland, May 2002; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Training Program, Arlington, USA, June 2002; ADRIC Annual Meeting, Vancouver, March 2003; NY State Bar Association ‐ Cornell International Labor Relations School ‐Employment Arbitration Conference, NYC, March 2008; Member, ADR Institute of Ontario Member, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Committee; Member, Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society; Advocates’ Society; Canadian Bar Association; Association des juristes d ’expression française de l’Ontario; Past President, Canadian Bar Association – Ontario (now Ontario Bar Association). Professional Experience Business litigation and arbitration counsel since 1973. Practice involved principally complex contract, shareholder and corporate disputes, international judgment and arbitration award enforcement and employment law disputes. Author, Litigating and Arbitrating Business Disputes (Lexis‐Nexis) Co‐author, Canada chapter, Enforcement of Money Judgments (Juris Publishing) Co‐author, Canada chapter, International Liability of Corporate Directors Author of many other papers and presentations on arbitration and litigation, including The Role of Arbitration in International Business Shareholders Remedies in Canada Fraud Claims in Business Transaction Litigation Using Financial Experts in Business Litigation and Arbitration Author, Annotated Ontario Arbitration Acts (to be published in 2016 by Lexis‐Nexis) Arbitration and Mediation Experience Mediated about 40 disputes in commercial disputes as mediator and more than 100 mediations as counsel. Member of five Arbitration Panels, 1) Canadian Chamber of Commerce – ICC International Court of Arbitration; 2) ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) 3) Better Business Bureau Consumer Arbitration Panel; 4) Toronto Construction Association; 5) ADR Chambers International. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 2002. Arbitrated 15 commercial arbitrations. Acted as sole arbitrator in an ICC Court of Arbitration case involving an American corporation and a German corporation and submitted a final award. Acted as sole arbitrator in an ADRIO arbitration which settled before final award. Acted as sole arbitrator in a commercial lease dispute and a labour dispute. Acted a sole arbitrator on at least 10 consumer arbitrations involving construction issues. Acted a small claims court judge. Counsel in about 40 arbitrations involving commercial and business issues, including international commercial transactions, mining, shareholder disputes, insurance brokerage, partnership disputes, agent and principal and employment. Experience under ICC, ADR Chambers, UNCITRAL, LCIA and other arbitration rules. Counsel on the 2009 case of Accentuate Ltd. v. Asigra Inc. (arbitration in Canada, UK Court of Queen’s Bench, London and legal proceedings in Canada). Counsel in litigation involving the Ontario Arbitration Act, 1991 and the Ontario International Commercial Arbitration Act. Also acted as counsel on two arbitrations before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and ICC International Court of Arbitration, which settled before hearing. Counsel on two complex arbitrations in Montreal involving contracts in the pharmaceuticals and aircraft manufacturing industries.

  • Please click for Mr. Ellyn's article on THE ROLE OF ARBITRATION IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS - http://goo.gl/k4R0T
  • Please click for Mr. Ellyn's article on EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY IN COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION - http://goo.gl/qCyMx
  • Education:

  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B./J.D., 1971
  • Bradley University, B.A., 1968
  • Languages

    English, French, Also conversant in Romanian, German and Hebrew

    Memberships & Affiliations :

    • Call to Ontario, Canada Bar, 1973; Queen’s Counsel, 1985; Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1989 Chair, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Toronto Chapter Chair, Business Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group, INBLF.com
    • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, since 2002; Advocates Society-Harvard Law Mediation Workshop, 1997; ICC Training Program, Paris, France, Sept 1999; ICC Arbitration Course, New Orleans, Nov. 2001; American Arbitration Assoc. ICDR Program, Dublin Ireland, May 2002; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Training Program, Arlington, USA, June 2002; ADRIC Annual Meeting, Vancouver, March 2003; NY State Bar Association - Cornell International Labor Relations School -Employment Arbitration Conference, NYC, March 2008/
    • Member, ADR Institute of Ontario - Canadian Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Committee; Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society; Advocates’ Society; Canadian Bar Association; Association des juristes d ’expression française de l’Ontario
    • Past President, Canadian Bar Association – Ontario (now Ontario Bar Association).


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    Payment: Retainer to be discussed with counsel.

    Cancellation Policy: One day if cancelled within 14 days

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