Peter Barton

574 Maitland St.
London ON  N6B 2Z7
Tel: (519) 670-4244
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1973; also active in Newfoundland and federal jurisdiction.


B.Sc., 1963, University of Toronto; LL.B., 1967, Queen's University; LL.M., 1968, Harvard University.


Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario (1972-2007); criminal law (part-time) 1972-82.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$1,500 three weeks or more prior to hearing date (except s.49 – $500); no charge if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ministry of Labour, Ont.; HSRDC, Canada; and on list in many collective agreements.

Related Adjudication Experience

Referee, Ontario Employment Standards Act, 1980-92; Vice-Chair, Ontario Grievance Settlement Board, 1980-82; ADR: commercial arbitration; Interest Arbitrator, Ontario Chicken Producers Marketing Board and Ontario Vegetable Producers Marketing Board; Ontario Police Services Act, HLDAA. ADR: commercial.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Barton'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.

Related Publications

Co-author, Mediation and Negotiation (with M. Silver), Butterworths, 2001.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.