Please Click below for a list of Publications and Cases

Commercial Cases

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID):
  • Champion Holding Company et al. v. Arab Republic of Egypt (2016), ICSID Case No. ARB/16/2 – Party Appointed Arbitrator
International Chamber of Commerce, International Court of Arbitration (ICC):
  • Octagon, Inc. (U.S.A.) v. Fame Sport Management SA (Chile) (2015) – Chair of Arbitration Panel
  • Individual  v. a Public Corporation (2019) – Sole Arbitrator
  • Commodity Marketing Company  v. Individual (2019) – Sole Arbitrator

Sports Arbitration

Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS):
  • CCES v. Dominika Jamnicky, CAS 2019/A/6443 – Party Appointed Arbitrator
  • Jarrion Lawson v. IAAF, CAS 2019/A/6313 – Party Appointed Arbitrator
  • Tomasz Hamerlak v. International Paralympic Committee (IPC), CAS 2016/A14439
  • United States Parachute Association (USPA); James Hayhurst v. Fédération Aeronatique Internationale (FAI), CAS 20151A!4309
  • Ian Chan v. Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), 2015/A/4127
  • World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) v. Damar Robinson, Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), 2014/A13820
  • Dutee Chand v. Athletics Federation of India (AFI) & The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), CAS 2014/A/3759 – Party Appointed Arbitrator
  • World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) v. Andrey Krylov & Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), CAS 2012/A/3050 – President of Panel
  • USOC v. IOC, CAS 2011/O/2422 – President of Panel
  • British Olympic Association (BOA) v. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), CAS 2011/A/2658 – President of Panel
  • For more CAS decisions please see https://www.tas-cas.org/en/index.html

International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA)
  • Stanislov Poplavsky v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Aleksandrina Naydenova v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Majed Kilani v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Alexey Izotov v PTIOs (2020)
  • Karen and Yuri Khachatryan v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Ayman Ikh1ef v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Enrique Lopez Perez v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Armando A. Belardi Gonzalez v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Pertti Vesantera v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Joao Olavo Soares de Souza v. PTIOs (2020)
  • Juan Carlos Saez v. PTIOs (2019)
  • Cristobal Saavedra-Corvalan v. PTIOs (2019)
  • Diego Matos v. PTIOs (2019)
  • Barlaham Zuluaga Gaviria v. PTIOs (2018)
  • Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko v. PTIOs (2018)
  • Daniele Bracciali v. PTIOs (2018)
  • Piotr Gadomski v. PTIOs (2015)
  • David Savic v. PTIOs (2011)
  • For more tennis arbitration decisions please see: https://www.itia.tennis/news/sanctions

Labour Arbitration

  • Hajt and Street Cartage Ltd. (Re), 2018 Carswell Nat 8288
  • Cloud v. Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point, Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, [2017] C.L.A.D. No. 129 
  • Windsor (City) v. Windsor Municipal Employees' Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 543 (Leixner Grievance), [2011] O.L.A.A. No. 194 
  • Waterloo Region District School Board v. Custodial and Maintenance Assn. (Clayfield Grievance), [2009] O.L.A.A. No. 186 
  • Ottawa Police Association v. Ottawa Police Services Board, 2006 CanLII 19338 (ON LA)
  • Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. v. O.P.S.E.U., Local 111, [2005] O.L.A.A. No. 380
  • National Steel Car Ltd. v. United Steelworkers of America, Local 7135 (Union Representation Grievance), [2005] O.L.A.A. No. 58 
  • Sifto Canada Inc. v. Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 37-0-2 (Carter Grievance), [2005] O.L.A.A. No. 558 
  • Brockville Police Assn. v. Brockville Police Services Board (Collective Agreement Grievance), [2005] O.L.A.A. No. 287 
  • Windsor Star (The) v. Windsor Newspaper Guild, 1992 CarswellOnt 1188, 26 L.A.C. (4th) 129
  • CIP Inc. and E.C.W.U., Local 29 (Re), 1988 CarswellOnt 4564, 9 C.L.A.S. 101
  • Town of Oakville v. CUPE (Re), 1987 CarswellOnt 5610, 7 C.L.A.S. 36
  • Re Stelwire-Stelco Inc. and U.S.W.A., [1993] O.L.A.A. No. 878 (McLaren)
  • Steel Co. of Canada v. U.S.W.A., Local 1005, 1980 Carswell Ont 1202
  • Oshawa Times (The) v. Toronto Newspaper Guild, Local 87, 1977 CarswellOnt 688, 14 L.A.C. (2d) 375
  • For more labour arbitration decisions please see Click here
  • Kellogg Canada Inc. and the American Federation of Grain Millers
  • Ontario Police Arbitration Commission
  • Veratec (Canada) v. the United Steelworkers of America, Local 8505


  • Fraggle Rock Authors and Jim Henson International Productions
  • Bank of Nova Scotia and Small Business Owners
  • Hospital Technicians and the Ontario Hospital Association
  • The Department of Justice and Families of Deceased Fishermen
  • Medical/Dental Clinic and its Aboriginal Clients
  • Professional Golfer and the PGA Tour 2 different golfers

Expert Opinions

Filed in court in Ontario
  • Durham Regional Police Service – Emergency Order (23 May 2019)
Filed in court in Germanyxpert Witness
  • Standby letter of credit expert witness for BMO in German court case (2009)
  • Russian case at CAS

Expert Witness

  • For Al Jazeera in Ryan W. Zimmerman v. Al Jazeera America, LLC, et al., No. 16-cv-00014-KBJ (2018)
  • For the Air Ontario pilots in Berry v. Pulley, 2012 ONSC 1790, aff’d 2015 ONCA 449
  • Garland v. Consumers’ Gas Co., 2004 SCC 25
  • Russian case at CAS


  • Barbados Insolvency Legislation Project (2019)
  • Consultant and Arbitrator for the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims (2001-2007). Arbitrations conducted under the English Arbitration Act and in selected cases the Swiss Arbitration Act
  • First American Title and First Canadian Title on their Personal Property Security Act insurance policy adopting American UCC Article 9 documents for Canada


  • Richard H. McLaren, The 2020 Ontario Annotated Personal Property Security Act (Toronto: Carswell, 2020).
  • Richard H. McLaren, Personal Property Security Cases (P.P.S.A.C.), 4th ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2020).
  • Richard H. McLaren, Canadian Commercial Reorganization: Preventing Bankruptcy (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2019 and updated regularly throughout the year).
  • Richard H. McLaren,  Innovative Dispute Resolution: The Alternative (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2019 and updated regularly throughout the year).
  • Richard H. McLaren and Kaleigh Hawkins-Schulz, ‘Commercial Arbitration Without Hearings’ in Marvin J. Huberman, ed, A Practitioner’s Guide to Commercial Arbitration (Irwin law, 2017).
  • Richard H. McLaren, Secured Transactions in Personal Property in Canada, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2016 and updated regularly throughout the year).
  • W. B. Rayner and Richard H. McLaren, Falconbridge on Mortgages, 4 ed (Agincourt: Canada Law Book, 1977).
  • Richard H. McLaren and Earl Edward Palmer, The Law and Practice of Commercial Arbitration (Toronto: Carswell, 1982).