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.

ADR Chambers is continuously monitoring information from official health organizations and planning and adjusting for business continuity in changing scenarios. As circumstances change, ADR Chambers continues to adapt our plans and protocols to address the safety of our people, our clients, and others with whom we work.

ADR Chambers’ mediators, arbitrators and investigators remain available to our clients and are able to provide their services online. Mediations, arbitrations and investigations may now be conducted by videoconference through Zoom.  Parties and their lawyers can participate in real time from different locations.  Participants can see each other online, hear each other, caucus with their own side, exchange documents and jointly draft settlement agreements. 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.  Learn more about eVideo using Zoom. Mediations over the phone are also available using conference calling.

If an in-person mediation or arbitration is required, ADR Chambers will ensure all necessary precautions are taken to comply with the latest protocols from public health.

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 to date.

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.

eVideo (Zoom) Mediation

Ensuring the health and safety of our people and clients is our top priority right now. Given the growth in the number of cases of COVID-19 in Canada, and continued uncertainty around the world, we are undertaking additional measures to protect those involved in mediations booked with us.

Not everyone in a dispute needs to be in the same office. eVideo mediations via Zoom 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

This year, the Canadian Mediation Association (CMA) annual continuing education program for members will take place the morning of Monday, May 4, 2020, at ADR Chambers (180 Duncan Mill Road, 4th floor, Toronto). A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. with the conference running from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch will follow. Read on…

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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