Craig Chiasson is a partner in the International Arbitration Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP based in Vancouver. Between 2006 and 2012, he practised in the International Arbitration Group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Paris. He has extensive experience in domestic and international arbitration, focusing on commercial and investment arbitration, including as counsel and arbitrator. Craig’s arbitration experience includes cases seated around the world and governed by the substantive laws of many jurisdictions, e.g., UAE, England, France, Portugal, Iceland, Finland, South Korea, Kazakhstan, Albania, Turkey, Canada and the United States. His also has a vast array of industry experience, e.g., mining, power generation, pharmaceuticals, construction, joint ventures and shareholder disputes and oil & gas. Craig has been recognized as a leader in commercial arbitration, including: in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration for 2016 and 2017; by Lexpert® in a number of its publications from 2014–2017 for arbitration; by Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star 2016 (arbitration) and a "Future Star in British Columbia " (arbitration) in 2014–2015; by Expert Guides as a “Rising Star in Commercial Arbitration” from 2013–2016.” Craig is Martindale-Hubbell as AV preeminent peer review rated.
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