Peter Cullen

Peter J. Cullen, FCIArb Partner

Peter Cullen


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.) (Diploma in International Arbitration, 2017)
  • McGill University (LL.B. 1980)
  • McGill University (B.C.L. 1979)
  • University of New Brunswick (B.A. 1975)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1990
  • Québec, 1981
  • Chambers Canada 2020 as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Transportation: Shipping.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Commercial Arbitration and Shipping & Maritime.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance, International Arbitration and Maritime.
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Speaking Engagements
  • "Choice of law – are there limits? Some Canadian thoughts on party/panel autonomy", Dublin International Arbitration Day 2016, The Irish Arbitration Association (DDRC), Dublin, Ireland, November 18, 2016.
  • "Ship Source Pollution Regimes (Canada) – a primer", Canadian Institute of Resource Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S. October 13, 2016.
  • "Polarworthiness: An Emerging New Standard of Seaworthiness for Arctic Shipping", 6th Arctic Shipping Summit, Montréal, March 18, 2015.
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