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Professor Janet Walker CM is an independent arbitrator with chambers in London at Atkin Chambers and in Toronto and Sydney. For over 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, merger and acquisition, shareholder, intellectual property, pharma and environmental. She has a good working knowledge of Spanish and French.
Janet is an officer of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee and a member of the boards of the International Construction Law Association and CIArb Canada. She is a founding member of the Society of Construction Law North America, past chair of the ICC Canada Arbitration Committee and founding co-chair of CanArbWeek.
Janet is a 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, is cited in more than 400 judgments, and is co-author of Commercial Arbitration in Australia under the Model Law (3rd edition) and executive editor of the Canadian Journal of Commercial Arbitration.
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