June 14, 2015
What law do you need to know if you are going to be self-represented or you are a paralegal or lawyer going to arbitration?
1. The applicable Arbitration Act. For Ontario, click here for an overview of the main Arbitration Acts.
2. The substantive law applicable to the case it relates to liability and damages. For example contract law (offer, acceptance, consideration, intention, breach and damages) or negligence (duty of care, standard of care, causation, remoteness and damages).
3. The law of evidence. Click here for a primer (scroll down to law of evidence fundamentals).
4. The rules applicable to the arbitration. Click here for Hassell Arbitration’s rules.