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Paul V. McCallen

Partner* Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 1977
*Practising as a professional corporation

Paul is a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation who fights diligently for his clients in every litigation matter he takes on. After 40 years in practice, Paul  has the ability to anticipate the next step and make the right calls. His hard work, discipline and careful preparation lead to exceptional results for his clients. Paul’s decades of experience resolving disputes have also made him a sought-after mediator.

Paul is Practice Group Leader of the firm's Litigation Group. He has extensive experience as trial and appellate counsel in a wide variety of complex and challenging cases, including in the areas of class actions, insurance, employment, shareholder and partnership disputes and real estate development litigation. Paul has appeared as counsel at all levels of the courts and before administrative tribunals and has participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations.

In addition, he has specialized expertise in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and has acted as a mediator on numerous matters in several litigation practice areas. He has acted as counsel for several major Canadian disability insurers which provides him with a unique perspective in the mediation of disability disputes. 

To book a mediation date, please contact Paul or his assistant, Nina Horochowskyj (nhorochowskyj@airdberlis.com or 416.863.1500 ext. 3107).

Awards & Recognition

  • Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Toronto Lawyers Association

Education

  • CDR Associates Mediation Program, 2000 
  • LLB, University of Western Ontario, 1975 
  • BA, University of Toronto, 1972