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Stephen L. Drymer, James A. Woods and Haig Oghigian listed once again among the most accomplished dispute resolution and arbitration lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide 2021


Stephen L. Drymer and James A. Woods are once again among the leading Canadian names in dispute resolution and arbitration in the Chambers Global Guide 2021. Haig Oghigian, FCIArb is again recognized as one of the few lawyers based outside of Japan to be held as a leader in dispute resolution in that jurisdiction.

Dispute resolution: Arbitration – Canada

Stephen L. Drymer, Head of International Arbitration

“Highly regarded for his expertise across both domestic and international arbitration under ad hoc and institutional rules”, Stephen L. Drymer received the highest recognition (Band 1). Chambers Global also highlights Stephen’s frequent interventions as neutral or arbitration counsel in investor-state disputes. 

James A. Woods

 “A robust arbitrator with experience acting under ad hoc and ICC rules”, James A. Woods is one of the most recommended arbitrators in Canada (Band 3).His work in high-stakes domestic and international arbitrations is also put forward.

Dispute resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators in Canada

Stephen L. Drymer is one of the most sought-after arbitrators in Canada (Band 2).

Dispute resolution – Japan

Haig Oghigian, FCIArb

Among the seven practitioners identified worldwide and the only one in Canada, Haig Oghigian is recognized as an arbitrator and counsel advising domestic and international clients on contentious cases arising from their business operations in Asia, and more specifically in Japan. 

About Chambers Global Guide

The Chambers Global Guide, an independent legal ranking directory, designates top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions. This publication is one of the most exhaustive guides with the conduct of interviews with firms and clients.