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David McPhillips

Suite 199, # 800-15355 24th Avenue
South Surrey BC  V4B 1G6
Tel: (604) 535-7266
Fax: (604) 535-6658
Email: dmcphillips@shaw.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

British Columbia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1982; also active in federal jurisdiction.


B. Arts, 1967, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec; M.B.A., 1969, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario; LL.B., 1974, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec; LL.M., 1979, U.B.C., Vancouver, B.C.


1982-present, Arbitrator and Mediator; 1975-2002, Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, U.B.C.; 2002-present, Associate Professor Emeritus, U.B.C.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

If notification received three weeks or more prior to hearing, administration fee - $350; if notification received less than three weeks prior to hearing, additional $475/day; if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing, no charge.

Lists and Panels

B.C. Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau; over 50 collective agreements.


Director, B.C. Arbitrators' Association; Member, National Academy of Arbitrators.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator McPhillips'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.