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John M. Orr, Q.C.

2368 The Esplanade
Victoria BC  V8R 2W2
Tel: (250) 595-8675
Fax: (250) 595-7421
Email: orrlaw@shaw.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

British Columbia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1980.


LL.B., 1976, UBC; LL.M., 1978, Cambridge University.


1984-1992, Associate Professor of Law, University of Victoria.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge before a hearing is scheduled; no charge for one month or more prior to hearing; $200 for three weeks or more prior to hearing; $200 for two weeks or more prior to hearing; 30% of time booked for one week or more prior to hearing; 10% per day of time booked for less than one week prior to hearing; $200 for date of cancelled hearing if used for another hearing; 100% if cancelled on day or day before.

Lists and Panels

B.C. Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau list for expedited arbitration under the Labour Code.

Related Adjudication Experience

National Parole Board, member, Employment Standards Tribunal.


Arbitrators Association of British Columbia.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Orr, Q.C.'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.