Peter Darby

1118 Waterloo Street
Halifax NS  B3H 3L4
Tel: (902) 423-5319
Fax: (902) 429-1324
Email: peterdarby@eastlink.ca

Primary Jurisdiction

Nova Scotia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1984; also active in Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.

Education

B.A., 1955, Mount Allison University; LL.B., 1958, Dalhousie University.

Background

Professor, Dalhousie Law School, 1968-1997; Partner, Willet & Darby, Saint John, 1960-68; Solicitor, Imperial Oil, 1959-60.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge three weeks or more prior to hearing, unless extensive correspondence/work on file is involved; $400 less than three weeks prior to hearing; no charge if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing, unless extensive correspondence/work on file is involved. For ministerial appointments, cancellation fees conform to Department of Labour guidelines (e.g. no charge seven days or more prior to hearing; $350 one to seven days prior to hearing; $700 on day of hearing).

Lists and Panels

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development Minister’s List of Arbitrators; Labour Canada; Halifax-Dartmouth Industries Ltd./Marine Workers; Mount St. Vincent University/Faculty Association; Memorial University of Newfoundland/Faculty Association; Canada Post/Letter Carriers Union.

Related Adjudication Experience

Chair (1990-present) and Vice-Chair (1972-90), Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board; Member, Dalhousie University Senate Academic Appeals Committee.

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.