Welcome to ADR Chambers,
the world’s dispute resolution leader. *

* ADR Chambers has administered over 55,000 mediations
and arbitrations over the last seven years.

Not just the biggest—also the best.

ADR Chambers has Canada’s top mediators and arbitrators.
ADR Chambers also provides training, ombuds, and other dispute resolution services throughout Canada and internationally.

COVID-19 Update

ADR Chambers is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, members and clients conducting business with us.  As the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and our community is rapidly increasing and evolving, we are taking immediate steps to ensure a safe environment for our employees, panel members, clients and guests.

All of our employees are working remotely. We remain fully accessible and committed to serving our clients as usual. Our telephone, email and fax systems and other technologies remain secure and operational. We highly recommend that you communicate with us via email. Please contact us at adr@adrchambers.com before you send any parcels or documents to 180 Duncan Mill Road, Toronto, ON.

ADR Chambers’ neutrals remain available to our clients and are able to provide their services online. Mediations, arbitrations, investigations and master’s motions may now be conducted by video conference (online).  Parties and their lawyers can participate in real time from different locations. All you need is a computer and access to a secure Internet connection. We take care of the rest. There are no additional fees associated with this service. Mediations over the phone are also available.

As we all continue to monitor the impact and progress of the pandemic, know that our thoughts are with everyone whose lives and businesses have been affected, as well as those striving to contain and treat it.

For more information on ADR Chambers COVID-19 protocols, please click on the following link: COVID-19.

ADR Chambers named as Authorized Nominating Authority by Ministry of Attorney General.

July 18, 2019 – Ontario is cutting red tape to support jobs and growth in the construction industry. The changes will help workers and businesses resolve disputes faster and get paid on time.  read more

ADR Chambers Named One of Canada’s Top ADR & Mediation Organization by Canadian Lawyer.

In 2019, Canadian Lawyer Magazine conducted a survey to determine the Top 3 ADR and Mediation Chambers in Canada. ADR Chambers is proud to have been selected.

Video conference (online) Mediation

Not everyone in a dispute needs to be in the same office. Video conference mediations allow parties and lawyers to have a mediation in real time where people are in different locations. Participants can see each other online, hear each other, exchange documents and jointly draft settlement agreements. All you need is a computer. We take care of the rest. There are no additional fees associated with this services. Read on…

Read a Lawyers Weekly article about eVideo Mediation.

Roster Rate Mediation

A time-saving and cost-effective process similar to that outlined for mandatory mediation sessions in the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure. The fees range from $600 to $825 plus HST, depending on the number of parties, and include one-half hour of preparation time for each party and up to three hours of actual mediation.  For a list of the ADR Chambers roster rate mediators and for more information, please click here.

Model ADR Clauses

Click to see Model Mediation and Arbitration Clauses.

Expedited Arbitration

ADR Chambers offers fast and inexpensive Expedited Arbitration.

The fixed fee is $7,500 plus HST per party for everything including the arbitrator’s fees, the room rental fees and the administration fees. Fees are lower for In-Writing arbitrations and Final Offer Selection Arbitrations.

There is a fixed time frame so parties know exactly how long the arbitration will take. Arbitrations under the Expedited Arbitration Rules are concluded in under three months from the selection of the arbitrator to the written reasons.  Read on…

To see the new Expedited Arbitration Rules, please click here.

To book an Expedited Arbitration, please contact us.

Upcoming CMA and CAA events

Canadian Mediation Association (CMA) annual continuing education program 2020

Due to Covid-19, all upcoming programs have been postponed.

Training

Through the Stitt Feld Handy Group, ADR Chambers offers alternative dispute resolution workshops, negotiation workshops and workshops on dealing with difficult people. Please visit the Stitt Feld Handy Group website for more details.

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