The Honourable Pierre J. Dalphond, FCIArb is a Senior Counsel with Stikeman Elliott Montréal office’s Litigation and ADR Group, a certified Mediator and Arbitrator and a former trial and appeal judge. Pierre provides legal and strategic advice, acts as a commercial mediator and arbitrator.
In addition, he teaches domestic and international arbitration law as an Invited Professor at Université de Montréal.
Before being named a judge, he practiced commercial law at McCarthy Tétrault (investments in Canada, supply and construction contracts, private financing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions).
He has written over 1500 judgments, decisions and awards as judge and arbitrator.
Pierre is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) and a director of its Canadian Chapter. He is on the arbitrators’ lists of ICDR Canada/AAA, ICC Canada, Arbitration Place (Toronto) and the Montreal Bar.
He is also a director of the Québec Society of Comparative Law and the International Commission of Jurists-Canada, a faculty member of the Philippe Kirsch Institute (promoting international law) and a member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the LCIA North American Users’ Council, the International Bar Association and the ABA.
Recent appointments include a major PPP, the expropriation of a mining project, a decommissioning of a nuclear plant, a cancellation of hydraulic rights, construction related claims and various shareholders or partnership disputes.