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Peter MacKeigan, Q.C., C.Med., C.Arb.

Unit #3, Suite 437, 644 Portland Street
1791 Barrington Street, Suite 400
Dartmouth NS  B2W 6C4
Tel: (902) 434-0458
Alternate Tel: (866) 434-0458
Fax: (902) 484-6624
Email: adr@mackeigan.ca
Website: www.mackeigan.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

Nova Scotia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1994; also active in federal jurisdiction.

Education

B.Com., 1971, LL.B., 1973, Dalhousie University; Certificate in Environmental Management, Daltech (formerly Technical University of Nova Scotia), Course topics covering Advanced Environmental Auditing, Pollution Control, Environmental Impact Assessment (Modules I and II), Hazardous Material, Workplace Health and Safety, Environmental Regulations for Managers; Courses endorsed by the ADR Atlantic Institute as follows: (i) Construction Mediation, (ii) Generic Mediation Training, (iii) Real Estate Mediation Training, (iv) Advanced Commercial Mediation, (v) Arbitration Development Program (N.S. Dept. of Labour); Courses sponsored by the Technical University of Nova Scotia as follows: (i) Environmental Mediation, (ii) Facilitation Skills, (iii) Managing Public Consultation; Certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Management from Dalhousie Law School and Henson College with courses as follows: (i) Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, (ii) Dalhousie Mediation, (iii) Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, (iv) Family Conflict and the Law; Other: (i) Family Conflict Workshop, (ii) Gender and Power Issues in Mediation, (iii) The Art of Negotiating, (iv) The Path to Artistry, (v)Advanced Mediation Training - International Academy of Mediators in Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta, NY & Salt Lake City and SDRCC in Montreal(vi) Masters Forum - Pepperdine University, (vii) American Bar Association Dispute Resolution - Los Angeles.

Background

Formerly practiced law for over 30 years and currently the principal of MacKeigan and Associates Ltd. specializing as neutrals in arbitration and mediation with more than 12,000 hours in the role of mediator and has been appointed as chair in hundreds of arbitrations including Med/Arbs.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Standard fees per day are $2,600 and hourly charge out rate is $325 per hour.Where cancellation or rescheduling occurs within 6 weeks but more than 2 weeks prior to the prescribed day. However where a matter is scheduled for 3 or more days then this cancellation or rescheduling fee applies if cancelled or rescheduled within 3 months but more than 2 weeks prior to the prescribed day. -– $1,250 per scheduled day. Where cancellation or rescheduling occurs within 2 weeks but more than 2 days prior to the prescribed day.However where a matter is scheduled for 3 or more days then this cancellation or rescheduling fee applies if cancelled or rescheduled within 6 weeks but more than 2 days prior to the prescribed day — $1,750 per scheduled day. Where cancellation or rescheduling occurs within 2 days prior to the prescribed day or once the matter has started — $2,400 per scheduled day.

Lists and Panels

Nova Scotia Department of Justice for Compensation for Survivors of Institutional Abuse; Canadian Transportation Agency; Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC), Hibernia, Farm Debt Mediation Service (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada); Public Works & Government Services Canada; Registrar of Condominiums Arbitrators List; Chair, Sable Offshore Energy Project Commercial Fisheries Gear & Vessel Damage Compensation Board.

Related Adjudication Experience

Alternate dispute resolution (ADR) involving environmental, commercial, property, personal injury, estates, family.

Associations

ADR Atlantic Institute (Former Director); Association for Conflict Resolution; Canadian Condominium Institute - Atlantic Chapter; International Academy of Mediators (Distinguished Fellow); Canadian Bar Association - Nova Scotia Division (President 2002-2003); Nova Scotia Barristers Society (Council Member 2002-2003); American Bar Association.

Related Publications

Weber & O'Leary - An Arbitrator's Approach, 1996, for the National Labour Law Section/The Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Canadian Bar Association; Mediating Harassment Complaints, 1997, for the Canadian Bar Association, Labour and Employment Law Section; Setting Up For Success Toward an ADR Practice - Conflict Resolution Network Canada, Connections 2002 PEI; The Use of Mediation - An Alternative Problem Solving Method for The Canadian Bar Association Annual Professional Development Conference, 2003; Mediation Strategies - When To Use Which Type, for the Atlantic Provinces Trail Lawyers Association, 2003; Conflict Resolution: Alternatives to Arbitration, presented as part of a three person panel for the Labour Management Relations Speaker Series of the Nova Scotia Conciliation Service and Federal Mediation Conciliation Service, 2003; Use of Mediation in Discipline Matters - Canadian Council of Professional Engineers, Halifax, 2004; The Role of the mediation in Resolving Labour Disputes - Insight Presentation 2005; ADR Processes: Riding the Crest of the Wave in Atlantic Canada - ADR Institute of Canada, 2007; Grievance Management: Tactical and Practical Considerations in the Use of Mediation and Med/Arb in the Arbitration Process - Atlantic Canada Labour & Employee Relations Insight Conference, 2010; SDRCC Arbitrator and Mediator Conference, respecting Resolution Facilitation in Doping Cases January 2011; Sits on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Arbitration and Mediation of the University of Sherbrooke's Faculty of Law and Dalhousie University Schulich.

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.