Innovative Dispute Resolution Ltd. is lead by Richard McLaren, a globally recognized Arbitrator and Mediator. With over 30 years of experience, McLaren and IDR are focused on commercial and business matters, sport related disputes and labour & employment related matters.
Richard McLaren Expertise:
HBA; LL.B.; LL.M.; C.Arb.
Richard McLaren practices corporate and commercial law and is currently legal counsel to McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP. Along with his legal career, Richard is a highly respected academic as a Professor of law at Western University with areas of focus that include bankruptcy and insolvency, banking, commercial law, contracts and secured transactions. McLaren is a published author on corporate law, secured transactions and alternative dispute resolution. Richard has also expanded his career in the area of sport by working with a number of high level sport clients and organizations globally.
Richard McLaren has a membership with a number of Arbitration and Mediation Associations:
ADR Institute of Canada and Ontario
Beijing Arbitration Commission's Panel of Arbitrators
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Vancouver International Arbitration Centre
Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS Switzerland)
Higher Board of the Euro-Arab Arbitration System (France)
International Chamber of Commerce (France)
London Court of International Arbitration
National Academy of Arbitrators (United States of America)
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Netherlands)