Graeme Mew BA (HONS), LL.B., FCIARB is an advocate, arbitrator and mediator practising in Toronto and London.
He is a member of the Bars of England & Wales (Middle Temple, 1982), Ontario (1987) and British Columbia (2010). He is a senior partner in the Toronto office of Clyde & Co, a major international law firm. He also undertakes work as a member of the Chambers of Sue Carr QC at Four New Square Lincoln's Inn, London.
His practice concentrates on commercial litigation, commercial arbitration and mediation, insurance law and resolving sports disputes. He has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia and Ontario, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
His cases include trials, appeals, applications for judicial review, class action defence and expert eye witness retainers.
He is regularly retained by other lawyers to undertake advocacy and advisory work for them or their clients. He has represented a broad range of businesses, professional firms, financial institutions, governments, public authorities and individuals.
He is the author of The Law of Limitations (2nd ed, 2004; 3rd ed in preparation) which is the leading legal text on limitation of actions in Canada.
He is ranked by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Practitioner in Professional Liability, International Commercial Arbitration and Litigation-Commercial Insurance, and by Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of International Arbitration and Insurance Law (Litigation).
Graeme is a member of several panels of arbitrators and mediators including Arbitration Place, ADR Chambers, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the Court of Arbitration fpr Sport (CAS), the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (ICC Canada), ADR Institute of Canada, AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS U.S.) and the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a CEDR accredited mediator. He has arbitrated and mediated cases on five continents.
An active participant in the wider activities of the legal profession, he is a past President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (2005 - 2007).