Graeme Mew | Canada
The Honourable Mr Justice Graeme Mew was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in December 2013. Previously, he practiced as an advocate, arbitrator, and mediator in Toronto with Clyde & Co and in London as a member of Chambers at Four New Square. He holds law degrees from Kingston University (UK) and the University of Windsor. He was a member of the Bars of England & Wales (Middle Temple, 1982), Ontario (1987) and British Columbia (2010). His practice concentrated on civil litigation, insurance law, commerical arbitration and mediation and sports disputes. He is the author of The Law of Limitations, (LexisNexis) as well as numerous articles and chapters on litigation, insurance law, sports law, dispute resolution and the legal profession. He was President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association from 2005-7. A former mediator and arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) and Sport Resolutions (UK), he has also been a judicial and appeals officer for World Rugby since 2001 and is a member of World Rugby’s Anti-Doping Advisory Committee. He was a member the ad hoc panels of the CAS at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 (New Delhi) and the Olympic Games in 2012 (London) and was an Appeal Officer at the last four Rugby World Cups. He currently serves as a director of the SDRCC and the Ontario Superior Court Judges Association. Mr. Justice Mew is a Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.