George J. Karayannides

Clyde & Co Canada LLP

401 Bay St, Suite 2500
Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
Phone: (647) 789-4831
Fax: (416) 366-6110
E-mail: [email protected]

George joined Clyde & Co as a partner in 2014. He was previously a partner and head of the Toronto litigation department at a leading national law firm. George has extensive domestic and international experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial disputes. Over his 30+ year career, he has represented a wide range of businesses, leading multinational companies, individuals, and government bodies in the energy, transportation, telecommunications, infrastructure and construction, and financial sectors, amongst others. He has significant experience before the courts, as well as before arbitral (domestic and international) and administrative tribunals. George regularly works with foreign counsel on cross-border issues and disputes. In addition to his ranking by Lexpert® as a leading lawyer in Canada in the area of Corporate Commercial Litigation, George is listed as a Leading Practitioner in the area by the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers in Canada. George is also recognized by Lexpert® as a Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigator and Infrastructure Lawyer, and by Best Lawyers as a leading ADR lawyer. George holds a Qualified Arbitrator designation from the ADR Institute of Canada. He is a frequent speaker on emerging legal issues, as well as an advocacy skills instructor.

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON)
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