Practice Description

Bill Horton practices as an arbitrator of Canadian and international business disputes.

He has been appointed tribunal chair, sole arbitrator and party nominee in well over one hundred substantial cases, involving, among other subjects, nuclear facilities, telecom, satellite and wireless industry disputes, government privatization contracts, aircraft engines, national advertising campaigns, cross border distribution agreements, energy sector rate renewals, oil and gas royalty disputes, alternative energy projects, software licensing and other intellectual property, sale of a business, professional associations and shareholder agreements. He has served in both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations.

Prior to establishing his current practice, Bill appeared as lead counsel before all levels of courts up to and including the Supreme Court of Canada. He successfully represented clients in significant cases involving business and corporate disputes, fraud, lender liability, international banking disputes, litigation arising from major insolvencies and reorganizations, fiduciary duty and good faith obligations, directors and officers liability, professional liability, insurance and reinsurance disputes, competition offences, defamation, shareholder disputes, class actions and injunctive remedies.

Bill serves as the Course Director and principal instructor of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society Gold Standard Course on Commercial Arbitration and is General Editor of the Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal. He chairs the TCAS Arbitration Act Reform Committee.

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120 Adelaide St. W., Suite 420

Richmond Adelaide Centre, Toronto,

Ontario M5H 1T1

Phone: 416-564-9560

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