Richard McLaren

Lawyer

tel 519-672-5666 x7366

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    office London, ON

Education & Year of Call

  • Year of Call (1974)
  • Chartered Arbitrator, Mediation and Arbitration Institute of Canada (1989)
  • Master of Laws, University of London (1972)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Western University Canada (1971)
  • Business Administration (Hons.), Western University Canada (1968)

Biography

“As a senior law professor at Western University, I’ve worked to ensure my students are fully informed in all aspects of law. I do the same with my clients.”

In Richards’s 40-year career in commercial litigation, he has expanded his perspective by cultivating relationships in the international commercial arbitration community.

Richard has memberships in the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Beijing Arbitration Commission, the London Court of International Arbitration and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. Richard also has a seat in the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Council of Distinguished Advisors at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. International organizations such as the Sports Law Institute at Marquette University, Basketball Arbitral Tribunal in Geneva, Switzerland, and the FIA International Court of Appeal (the governing body of Formula One Racing) have sought his expertise. Thankfully, Richard likes to travel!

Richard’s wealth of international experience benefits his clients during litigation of international commercial disputes. Additionally, Richard practice includes:

Richard is a senior law professor at Western University, and also serves academia as a member of the Corporation of Huron University College, director of the Western Business Law Clinic, and as chairman emeritus of the Board of Governors Trinity College School. In 2011, Western Law established the Richard H. McLaren Visiting Professorship in Business Law to recognize his contributions to the school and the field.

 

Biography

“As a senior law professor at Western University, I’ve worked to ensure my students are fully informed in all aspects of law. I do the same with my clients.”

In Richards’s 40-year career in commercial litigation, he has expanded his perspective by cultivating relationships in the international commercial arbitration community.

Richard has memberships in the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Beijing Arbitration Commission, the London Court of International Arbitration and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. Richard also has a seat in the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Council of Distinguished Advisors at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. International organizations such as the Sports Law Institute at Marquette University, Basketball Arbitral Tribunal in Geneva, Switzerland, and the FIA International Court of Appeal (the governing body of Formula One Racing) have sought his expertise. Thankfully, Richard likes to travel!

Richard’s wealth of international experience benefits his clients during litigation of international commercial disputes. Additionally, Richard practice includes:

Richard is a senior law professor at Western University, and also serves academia as a member of the Corporation of Huron University College, director of the Western Business Law Clinic, and as chairman emeritus of the Board of Governors Trinity College School. In 2011, Western Law established the Richard H. McLaren Visiting Professorship in Business Law to recognize his contributions to the school and the field.

 

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Professional Associations

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Arbitrators Institute of Canada
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • The National Academy of Arbitrators (US)
  • The American Arbitration Association
  • The London Court of International Arbitration
  • Arbitration & Mediation Institute of Ontario
  • International Court of Arbitration for Sport Panel of Arbitrators
  • International Counsel for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association
  • Academy of Sports Law Practitioners & Executives