ADR Chambers: Panel Members

John A. Campion

John Campion, B.A. (Western), J.D. (Tor), FCIArb, Mediation (Harvard), Emeritus Bencher (2000-2015), Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers.

In his more than 40 years of arbitration, mediation and litigation across Canada and internationally in England, Europe, Africa and Asia, John has developed recognized expertise in public law and private law:
  • commercial contracts, banking, securities, bankruptcy, pensions, corporate organization, directors and officers liability, competition (over 100 reported decisions, arbitrations and mediations);
  • energy (pipelines, oil and gas, and electricity regulation), mining, transportation, construction (over 70 reported decisions, mediations and arbitrations);
  • complex family enterprise mediation and arbitration;
  • class actions (securities – Bre-X and SouthGobi, Walkerton poison water, mass tort – VIA and propane explosion, consumer protection – UPS, insurance policy interpretation – Dominion litigation and mediation).

John has rendered over twenty commercial arbitration awards on substantive and procedural issues, acted as mediator or counsel in mediating contracts, family enterprise, construction and mass tort matters. He has rendered over twenty disciplinary decisions at the Law Society of Upper Canada.

John served as elected Chair of the Firm and Chair of Litigation, and is a retired partner/lawyer at Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP (1972-2016). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) and a founding member of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society. He was President of Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Empire Club of Canada. He was a member of Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit committee of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He was an adjunct Professor of law at Toronto and Osgoode. He is co-author of Professional Liability in Canada (Carswell). He is literate in economics, financial statements, board of director governance, finance, securities, political Canada, corporate Canada and government and media relations. He has been counsel to two prime Ministers of Canada. He is nationally and internationally recognized as one of Canada’s senior trial appeal arbitration and mediation counsel.
Booking Information

Home City:

Toronto, Ontario

John A. Campion is willing to travel


Neutral Evaluation
Private Appeal
Fairness Monitoring


   Partnership Disputes
   Franchise Disputes
   Competition Law
   Investment Dealers

   Labour Relations
   Human Rights (inc Discrim.)
   Wrongful/Constructive Dismissals

   Personal Injury
   Professional Liability
   Medical Malpractice
   Product Liability
   Property & Casualty

   Estate & Wills
   Arts (Fine & Performing)
   Aviation & Air
   Hospitals/Health Industry
   Intellectual Property
   Libel & Slander
   Oil & Gas
   Public Policy
   Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure
   First Nations

Real Estate
   Condominium Issues
   Land Use/Planning
   General Real Estate Transactions

To book John A. Campion
contact Zachary Kozak at 416-362-8555 ext. 233.