Joseph Samuels

1965 Highland Heights
London ON  N6C 6C4
Tel: (519) 681-3613
Fax: (519) 681-2644

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1975; bilingual.


B.A., 1963, LL.B., 1966, Queen's University; LL.M., 1967, London School of Economics.


Professor of Law, University of Western Ontario, 1969-86; Advisor to Canadian Red Cross Society (1971-78) and Department of External Affairs (1973-78) on International Humanitarian Law; Advisor to Department of External Affairs (1973-78), and United Nations Environment Program (1974-78) on International Control of Weather Modification; Professor of Law, University of Alberta, 1967-69.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Notification received two weeks or more prior to hearing date $1,600; notification received less than two weeks prior to hearing date, $1,400; under s.49, OLRA, where date is scheduled less than 3 weeks prior to hearing, $850.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Ontario Police Arbitration Commission; Toronto Transit Commission/A.T.U.; Ontario Hydro/The Society; numerous private-sector collective agreements.

Related Adjudication Experience

ADR: commercial arbitration.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

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