Stephen Kelly’s litigation practice is focused on insurance defence including municipal, construction, commercial and personal injury claims. Steve has appeared before all levels of courts in Ontario, as well as various administrative tribunals.

A Charter Mediator with the ADR Institute of Canada, Steve is one of the most sought after mediators in Eastern Ontario, known for his hard work, creativity, and dedication to helping parties resolve their disputes. He has been a mediator since 1992, assisting parties in a wide range of matters including municipal, commercial, construction, bodily injury, employment and estate  issues.

Steve brings his years of litigation experience to his role as arbitrator. An active litigator for 35 years, Steve was also a vice-chair (arbitrator) with the Ontario Commercial Arbitration Tribunal and subsequently the License Appeal Tribunal for six years.  Presently, Steve is a panel arbitrator with the Tarion Warranty Corporation’s Builders’ Arbitration Forum. His private arbitrations have dealt with issues such as renewal of rent on commercial properties, interpretation and enforcement of commercial contracts, municipal environmental projects and condominium development disputes.

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