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Augustus Richardson

Augustus Richardson

1141 Cartaret Street
Halifax NS  B3H 3P2
Tel: (902) 422-6729
Fax: (902) 422-0142
Email: gus@gusrichardson.com
Website: www.gusrichardson.com

Primary Jurisdiction

Nova Scotia

Arbitration Practice

In practice as arbitrator/mediator since 2006 (as ADRem ADR Services); 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; 1990-2006, 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

See www.gusrichardson.com for standard hearing and cancellation fees.

Lists and Panels

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development Minister's List of Arbitrators; Prince Edward Island Department of Labour Ministerial List.

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Board; Commercial and Insurance Arbitration.


Member, National Academy of Arbitrators; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada Branch). 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.

Related Publications

See www.gusrichardson.com/resume

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.