Lisa Munro is a partner at Lerners LLP, whose practice is limited to work as an arbitrator in domestic and international commercial arbitrations (both ad hoc and under institutional rules). She brings to this role more than 25 years of experience as counsel in commercial/business litigation and both international and domestic commercial arbitration. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and has obtained the ADR Institute of Canada’s Qualified Arbitrator (Q.Arb) designation. She is also a roster arbitrator with Arbitration Place, the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society, and the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC).
Lisa is the Editor of Arbitration Matters, featuring summaries of key decisions on arbitration issues as they are released by courts across the country. The website now features over 500 of these case notes and has been read by hundreds of Canada's leading arbitration professionals. A digest of the most recent notes is sent to subscribers on a regular basis.
As a former member of the Lerners LLP Executive Committee and Managing Partner of the Toronto Office of Lerners LLP for 12 years, Lisa has unique insights and skills to resolve business critical issues. She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to arbitration for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada Branch), the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society, Osgoode Professional Development, Canadian Bar Association, and The Advocates’ Society. She is a member of the primary faculty who will be running and teaching the 2021/2022 TCAS Gold Standard Course in Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration, the successful completion of which satisfied the requirements for the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) Qualified Arbitrator designation.