The Honourable Benjamin J. Greenberg, Q.C., Chartered Arbitrator,
former Quebec Superior Court Judge, past Chairman of the National
Arbitration Practice Group at Stikeman Elliott
LLP, carries on his arbitration and mediation practice out of the Firm's
Montreal Office from May 1, 1999 to December 31, 2012 as Senior Counsel.
Mr. Greenberg is primarily active in international arbitration.
Since January 1, 2013, Judge Greenberg is pursuing his professional
activities as an independent Arbitrator and Mediator under the firm name
GREENBERG ARBITRATION & MEDIATION SERVICES "GAMS"
SERVICES D'ARBITRAGE & MÉDIATION GREENBERG "SAMG"
Member of the London Court of International Arbitration ( LCIA ) and of the Arbitration and Mediation Institute
of Canada. Listed on the International Arbitration Panel of the Canadian
Council for International Business (CCIB), the Canadian affiliate of the
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris. Also, since November
1999, Mr Greenberg is a member of the Canadian
International Arbitration Committee of the CCIB, and of which he is the
Chairman since November, 2002. He is listed on the International
Arbitration and Mediation Panels of the American Arbitration Association
as well as on the Arbitration and Mediation Panels of ADR Chambers and
ADR Chambers International. Mr. Greenberg is also an accredited
Arbitrator and Mediator in the ADRsportRed
program of the Government of Canada.
Appointed to the Quebec Superior Court, 1976, where he served for more
than 22 years. Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1976.
Member of the Quebec Bar, 1959, the Canadian Bar Association and the
International Bar Association. Associate member of the American Bar
Long time board member, and elected
President of the Miriam Home and Services in February 2000.
Former member of the Japan Society of Canada, Director of the Society,
1969-1972 and President, 1970-1971.
"Judge in Residence" and guest lecturer at the Law Faculty
of McGill University during the 1995 -96 academic year.
Many of Mr. Greenberg’s Judgments from 1976 to 1999 have been
published in Quebec and Canadian Law Reports. Among them are the Domglas Judgment in 1980 concerning minority
shareholders’ rights under the Canadian Business Corporations Act
and the Peoples Department Stores – Wise Brothers Judgment in 1998
concerning the liabilities of directors to a Trustee in Bankruptcy
representing the creditors of the Bankrupt Company, pursuant to the
provisions of Section 122 of the Canada Business Corporations Act
and section 100 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
From June 1999 to November 2002 , Mr.
Greenberg served as a member of the NAFTA Chapter Eleven Tribunal concerning
the softwood lumber dispute between an American Investor ( Pope &
Talbot, Inc. ) and the Government of Canada.
- Sorbonne, Paris - Faculté de droit, studied in the
post-graduate program, 1957-58.
- McGill University
– Law Faculty B.C.L., First Class Honours, 1957
- McGill University
– B.A., 1954
Born in Montreal, Quebec, on December 2nd, 1933.