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William Kydd, Q.C.

1107 Lucknow Street
Halifax NS  B3H 2T7
Tel: (902) 492-0113
Alternate Tel: (902) 497-9321
Fax: (888) 231-7386
Email: bkydd@eastlink.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

Nova Scotia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1980; also active in the federal jurisdiction.

Education

B.Sc., 1965, Acadia University; LL.B., 1969, Dalhousie University.

Background

Lawyer and Partner, Ritch Durnford (and predecessors), 1969-2009.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$120 if notification is received more than 30 days before hearing date, or before hearing is scheduled; no charge if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing; if notified between 30 days and 7 days prior to hearing, $500 for the first day and $250 for each succeeding day; if notified less than 7 days prior to hearing, $1,000 for the first day and $500 for each succeeding day.

Lists and Panels

Medical Services Insurance roster; Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia.

Related Adjudication Experience

Former Chair, Nova Scotia Civil Service Employee Relations Board; former alternate Vice-Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board; former alternate Vice-Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Standards Tribunal; part-time member, Canadian Public Service Labour Relations Board, 2010-2015; Chair, Nova Scotia Civil Service Classification Appeals Tribunal, 2008-2015.

Associations

Non-practicing member, Nova Scotia Barristers Society; member, ADR Institute of Canada.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Kydd'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.

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.