Larry Banack
Larry Banack

Academic Qualifications:

  • 1972 – Bachelor of Commerce/Diploma in Industrial Relations, McGill University
  • 1975 – Bachelor of Law, University of Toronto
  • 1977    Called to the Bar of Ontario

RCDSO Discipline Committee Orientation
Paramilitary Seminar, Glencree —  Dublin
New Developments in Dispute Resolution – Dublin
Student Seminar – Glencree, Dublin
Productive Negotiation – Glencree, Dublin
Collaboration in Action – OBA
Dispute Resolution – Deregulation – OBA
Ethical Issues in ADR – OBA
Mediation Alternatives – Seminar – Scotiabank
Negotiating Skills – Law Society
Managing Mediation – Playing by the Rules – OBA
Emerging Issues at Osgoode Hall
ADR – Alternatives – Racquet Sports Industry
How to Represent your Client in Mediation and Arbitration – OBA
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Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Toronto Mandatory Mediation Committee/Member
  • ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc./Member
  • Society for Conflict Resolution in Ontario/Member
  • Durham Region Mediators Roster
  • Law Society of Upper Canada – Elected Bencher since 1995
  • Law Foundation of Ontario, Immediate Past Chair
  • Law Commission of Ontario, Chair
  • Ontario Insurance Commission – Roster Arbitrator
  • Ontario Bar Association, Past Chair of the Annual Institute of Continuing Legal Education, former Council Member
  • Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association/American Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association – 2001 Award for Distinguished Service
  • University of Toronto – 2006 Arbor Award


Arbitration Experience:

  • Numerous arbitrations involving various and complex issues since 1995
  • Multi faceted Awards, summarizing issues and material filed involving various  substantive content
  • Pre-hearing motions
  • Numerous community oriented problems, commercial and construction disputes, disagreements between and with professionals, personal injury, bank claims and school-based circumstances involving parents, children, administration or teachers
  • Roster Arbitrator – TARION Builder Arbitration Forum since the commencement of its program and regularly named to adjudicate claims between TARION and builders
  • Retained to deal with construction problems throughout the Province, as well as in PEI & Nova Scotia
  • Design of Alternate Dispute Resolution Program – Law Society of Upper Canada
  • To maintain a healthy rounded perspective and be as effective as possible I choose to remain an active litigator, arbitrator and mediator
  • Since 1980 – litigation counsel to numerous developers, owners, builders and purchasers in respect of construction related contractual and negligence matters from subdivision work through construction related problems and post-closing deficiency claims
  • Since 2000 – while to maintaining an ongoing construction litigation practice,  involved with real time on-site arbitrations intended to deal with problems and keep projects moving. Also a CCDC project mediator


ADR Specialization: 
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Suite 900, 333 Bay Street
Toronto ON M5H 2T4


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