Janet Walker

Janet Walker

Independent Arbitrator with Chambers, Chartered Arbitrator
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Janet is an independent arbitrator with chambers in Sydney, London, and Toronto. Over the past 20 years, she has served as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chair in ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations administered by the ICC, ICDR, DIAC, HKIAC, KCAB, PCA and SIAC in a variety of seats. Her matters range from construction, M&A, shareholder, intellectual property, pharma and environmental. She has a good working knowledge of Spanish and French.

Janet is chair of the ICC Canada Arbitration Committee; a member of the boards of the International Construction Law Association and CIArb Canada; and a founding member of SCL North America.

Janet is Distinguished Research Professor and past associate dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, a member of the Ontario Bar, and a licensed legal consultant of the New York State Bar. She authors Canada’s main text on private international law, cited in more than 400 judgments and is co-author of Common Law, Civil Law and the Future of Categories, and of the forthcoming edition of Commercial Arbitration in Australia.

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