P.O. Box 27012, CDO Gardiners
Kingston ON  K7M 8W5
Tel: (613) 389-9031
Fax: (613) 389-9835
Email: leightonarb@bell.net
Website: www.leightonarbitrations.com

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1991; also active in federal jurisdiction.


B.A. (Hons.), University of Texas at Austin; B.A. (Law), University of Oxford; LL.M., University of Texas Law School at Austin; J.D., Nova University.


Adjunct Professor, School of Industrial Relations, Queen’s University, 1994-present; Arbitrator and Mediator for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (Canada Labour Code); practice in litigation and administrative law until 1994.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Fee schedule available upon request.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Ontario Council of Regents for the Colleges of Applied Art and Technology/OPSEU: University of Toronto/ CUPE; Ontario Grievance Settlement Board; Labour Canada; Frontenac County Board of Education/C.U.P.E.; Air Canada/A.C.P.A.

Related Adjudication Experience

ADR involving commercial disputes; Fact-finder, mediator for Education Relations Commission; Vice-Chair, Public Service Grievance Settlement Board; Adjudicator, Ontario Human Rights Boards of Inquiry; Adjudicator and Referee, Ontario Employment Standards Act.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators’ Association; Member of subcommittees for Advocates’ Society; Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee; Administrative Law Subcommittee; Member of SOAR.

Related Publications

Editor, Legal Review: A Commentary on Issues and Trends in the Workplace, IRC Press, Queen’s University 1994-1998.

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.