54 Fairleigh Crescent
Toronto ON  M6C 3R9
Tel: (647) 223-6202
Email: chrisalbertyn@icloud.com
Website: www.albertyn.ca

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1985; also active in federal jurisdiction.


B. Proc., 1979, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; B.A. (Hons.), 1975, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; B.A., 1973, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; LL.B., 1989.


Partner, Chennells Albertyn & Brunton, 1981-1993; Lawyer, Goodrickes Attorneys, 1979-1981.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Up to $500 for a cancellation outside of 1 month. Between $1,000 and $1,400 for a cancellation within 1 month of the hearing date.

Lists and Panels

Listed as arbitrator under several collective agreements.

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board 1994-2017; Chair, Ontario Education and College Relations Commissions, 1997-2003; Arbitrator, Member, Canada Public Service Labour Relations Board, 2008-2013; Ontario Grievance Settlement Board, 2008 to present.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators’ Association (Past President), National Academy of Arbitrators (US) (Member, Board of Governors), Canadian Industrial Relations Association, Labor & Employment Relations Association (LERA), Tokiso Dispute Settlement (South Africa), International Labour & Employment Relations Association (ILERA) (Co-Chair, Study Group on Workplace Dispute Resolution).

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Albertyn’s awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Related Publications

Alcohol, Drugs and Employment, Juta, Cape Town, 2011, co-author. Alcohol, Employment and Fair Labour Practice, Juta, Cape Town, 1993, co-author. Strikes, Lock-outs and Arbitration, Juta, Cape Town, 1989, co-editor. International Labor and Employment Laws, Vol. 1., chapter on South Africa, ABA, 1997.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.