Aceris Law’s Canada Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Canada, i.e., where Canadian law applies, a contract is executed in Canada, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Canada, or the Canadian State or a Canadian State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Canada.
We maintain permanent access to offices in Vancouver, Montréal, Edmonton and Toronto to meet and work with clients, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Canada Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to all Canadian jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English fluently. William Kirtley, the founder of Aceris Law, is an American and French national, admitted to the New York Bar and Washington Bar and a former member of the Paris Bar, with fifteen years of experience in the field of international arbitration. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is an internationally-educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and registered at the Versailles Bar, with over a decade of experience in international arbitration.
Our Canada Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Canadian lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Canada.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Canada. For example, Aceris Law’s Canada Arbitration Lawyers Desk successfully represented a Canadian client in a multi-party ICC construction arbitration against a Middle Eastern client, obtaining a large award in its favour and defeating significant counterclaims. Our lawyers also provided advice for a Canadian company anticipating an ICSID arbitration against a Central American State, represented a Canadian client in an ICC dispute with a Russian mining company that concluded on favourable terms, settled an arbitration against a Canadian company brought by the world’s third-largest company on favourable terms, represented a Canadian client in a commercial dispute with a Turkish company and have served in a variety of other international disputes on behalf of Canadian clients.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Canada, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Canada are handled efficiently and cost-effectively, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ Canada Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.