Mediation | Med-Arb | Arbitration

ADR & ODR Training




Mediation, med-arb and arbitration are used in many types of different disputes and all involve the use of a third party neutral.




Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process designed to help you work out solutions in a collabrative way and minimize the possibility of going to court. 

Med-Arb combines the best aspects of mediation and arbitration in an innovative stand-alone process providing a definitive outcome for the parties and is worth considering in almost any type of dispute.

Arbitration is a binding private customized dispute resolution process that results in an enforceable decision (Award) by your choice of decision maker (the Arbitrator) in a more informal and flexible way than going to court.

Online Dispute Resolution involves using technology with the above processes.

We help individuals, businesses and organizations save money, time and important relationships by using mediation, med-arb, arbitration and online dispute resolution to resolve all types of disputes such as:


Disputes between condo owners, boards, other condos, suppliers, management companies and developers.


Disputes between parties in all types of construction disputes such as home renovation, custom home construction, subdivision home disputes, infrastructure and public projects.

Real Estate

Disputes that arise in real estate law such as land use planning, development, construction, purchase and sale and commercial landlord/tenant issues.

General Business

Disputes in small business, corporate, commercial and partnerships. 


Disputes involving commercial professional liability insurance and other coverage and subrogation issues.


Disputes involving individual employment and wrongful dismissal claims.

We also provide:

Training in Mediation, Med-Arb and Arbitration,

Conflict Prevention, Conflict Management Consulting and Systems Design.

What’s New

Colm will be launching his Med-Arb Training Course with both in-person and online options, on June 1, 2020.  For further information please contact us.

Colm will be speaking at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Masters in Law in Dispute resolution program on Dispute Analysis and Process Design on June 16, 2020.

Colm spoke about the Med-Arb process in the context of the new ADR Institute of Canada’s Med-Arb Rules at an ADR Institute of Alberta Luncheon Webinar on May 12, 2020.  A link to the presentation will be available soon.

Over the past three months, Colm has either presented or been a panel member on webinars on Online Dispute Resolution using the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform for various groups including the ADR Institute of Canada, the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association and the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario.

PowerPoints of two of Colm’s presentations are available at and

Colm will be speaking on Med-Arb at the JADE Mediation Practice Group meeting on June 29, 2020 in Toronto.

Colm will be presenting on Med-Arb in a Webinar for the UK based Association of Northern Mediators on June 15, 2020.  For further information please visit

Colm and Conor’s Article “Med-Arb: An Innovative Use of ADR to Meet Our Client’s Needs” was published in the Ontario Bar Association’s ADR Section website on February 13, 2020.

Colm was again interviewed about Med-arb in “Canada’s Among the First Countries to Release Guidelines For Combining Mediation and Arbitration” in the Law Times January 22, 2020 issue.  The full interview is available at: 

Colm was part of a panel discussion on “Med/Arb – A Practical Perspective – Insights and feedback from those who’ve tried it” at the inaugural meeting of the ADR Institute of Ontario’s new Med-Arb Special Interest Section in Toronto on January 30, 2020.


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Brampton, ON L6W 3W8

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