Pierre Dalphond

Pierre J. Dalphond, FCIArb Senior Counsel

Pierre Dalphond


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Diploma in International Arbitration 2016)
  • Oxford University (M. Phil. in Philosophy, Law and Politics 1982)
  • Dalhousie University (Certificate in Common Law 1978)
  • Université de Montréal (LL.L., Minor in Chemistry 1978)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 1979
Representative Work
  • Appointed sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or chair in connection with over 30 domestic and international disputes in connection with complex construction projects, expropriation of a mining investment, demobilization of a nuclear plant, termination of electricity production contract, distribution agreements, franchise-franchisor disputes, airport operating agreements, shareholders’ agreements, termination of partnership, etc. 
  • Presided successfully mediations in connection with M&A, shareholders’ agreements and commercial and civil disputes.
  • Conducted internal investigations, including one that attracted media attention and lead to criminal proceedings.
  • Chambers Canada 2020 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in Corporate and Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as a leading lawyer in Commercial Arbritation and Corporate Commercial Litigation.
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Speaking Engagements
  • "L’arbitrage menace-t-il le rôle des tribunaux et l’évolution du droit", Université de Montréal, Montréal, February 28, 2018.
  • Speaker at the annual meeting of the Advocates Society, Nashville, November 4, 2017.
  • "The Art of Judging: some tips from an arbitrator", National Judicial Institute, Toronto, October 24, 2017.
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