Augustus Richardson1141 Cartaret Street
Halifax NS B3H 3P2
Tel: (902) 422-6729
Fax: (902) 422-0142
In practice since 2005; also active in Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and federal jurisdiction.
B.A. (Hons.), 1976, University of :Toronto; M.A., 1979, University of Essex (England); LL.B., 1982, University of Toronto.
2001-present, Adjudicator, Nova Scotia Small Claims Court; 1990-present, Partner, Heustis Ritch; 1985-1990, Partner, Lilly Blott (Toronto); 1984-1985, Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the High Court of Ontario.
Standard Fees for Cancellation
If notification received one month or more prior to hearing, no charge; if notification received one week or more prior to hearing, $500 first day, $250 second+; if notification received less than one week prior to hearing, $1,000 first, $500 second+; if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing, no charge.
Lists and Panels
Part-time board member, Public Service Labour Relations Board; Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development Minister’s List of Arbitrators; Alternate Vice-Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board and Nova Scotia Construction Industry Panel; Prince Edward Island Dept. of Labour Ministerial list; Grievance Arbitrator (Part I, Canada Labour Code); Unjust dismissal adjudicator and wage recovery referee (Part III, Canada Labour Code).
Related Adjudication Experience
ADR: Condominium and Insurance.
ADR Institute of Canada; Atlantic Labour Arbitrators Association.
Arbitration Awards on CanLII
For Arbitrator Richardson'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.
"Condominium" - Prohibitions on Occupation by Children" (1984), 62 Canadian Bar Review 656-68; "Economic Loss, Contracts and Third Parties: Can a Defendant to a Claim for Economic Loss Rely on a Contract to which He was not a Party?" (1989), 10 Advocates' Quarterly 191-204; Insurance Applications and the Insured's Carelessness in their Execution: Vrbancic v. London Life Insurance Revisited" (1993) 14 Advocates' Quarterly 501-12.
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