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Earl A. Cherniak

Earl A. Cherniak

Academic Qualifications:Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB) 1960
Gold Medalist, Osgoode Hall Law School (1960)
University of Western Ontario (BA) 1956

Professional Memberships:

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • ADR Institute of Canada
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR-international division of the American Arbitration Association)
  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (Chair)
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Osgoode Society
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Club
Arbitration Experience:

  • Alberta Oil Sands joint venture and international group of insurers
  • steel company and group of contractors
  • coal mining company and loading facility
  • energy supplier and manufacturer
  • Ontario Government and long term lessee of toll highway;
  • Canadian book publishing industry
  • Ontario municipality and energy supplier
  • buyer and seller of energy supply company
  • shareholders in the technology industry
  • vendor/purchasers in power supply industry
  • two pharmaceutical companies over distribution agreement
  • dockage rights on Great Lakes
  • hospital and pharmaceutical company
  • manufacturer of commercial airplanes and customer
  • shareholder and joint venture disputes


ADR Specialization:
Energy/natural Resources
Shareholder , Joint Venture disputes
Professional Liability
Lerners LLP
2400-130 Adelaide St. W.
Toronto ON M5H 3P5


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