ADRIC 2022 Session Description;
The Next Gen Arbitrator
Gatineau, Quebec • October 21, 2022 – 9:50 am
Emily is a lawyer and arbitrator with the Ottawa office of Dentons Canada LLP. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, where she acts on various arbitration matters (international and domestic), construction disputes, shareholder litigations, leasing matters, real estate development matters and professional negligence claims. She brings a unique background, with extensive experience in international law (commercial, investment and public) and arbitration.
In her arbitration practice, Emily has represented clients in domestic and international disputes involving product liability claims, mining industry agreements and construction disputes. She has experience under several institutional rulesets, including the ICC, ICDR, CIArb and ADRIC.
An award-winning speaker, Emily won top honours at the Foreign Direct Investment Moot in Buenos Aires Argentina in November 2016. She then went on to compete in and win the world’s largest international commercial moot—the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot—in 2017 with the University of Ottawa. In 2018, she competed with the University of Ottawa’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition team, winning the national championship in 2018.
Emily was appointed to the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation’s (“DRC”) roster of arbitrators in January 2022, after having completed the DRC’s Arbitrator Training Course. As an arbitrator for the DRC, Emily decides international commercial disputes arising between DRC members in relation to transactions for fresh produce in North America.