Crangle can be hired as a private Arbitrator, either before or after litigation has started. Crangle has vast experience in many areas of litigation, including commercial disputes, employment law, shareholder and partnership disputes, commercial landlord disputes, personal injury cases, real estate cases, professional negligence cases, contract disputes, human rights cases, etc.
The basic rules relating to the arbitration process in the Arbitration Act, 1991 are that the arbitrator must:
- decide only the questions referred to arbitration in the arbitration agreement;
- be impartial (as between the parties) and disclose any reasons to cause a party to think the arbitrator may not be impartial;
- treat the parties equally and fairly and give each sufficient notice of all proceedings and an opportunity to be heard;
- conduct the proceeding and make the award exclusively under the law of Ontario or of another Canadian jurisdiction agreed to by the parties; and
- make the award in writing and ensure all parties have a copy.