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Scott Densem

Scott applies an exceptional 40 plus years of skill and experience as a barrister, mediator, and arbitrator to any case he is tasked to resolve or decide. Scott has successfully mediated thousands of disputes, conducted many arbitration hearings, and authored more than 45 arbitration awards.

For more than 25 years, Scott was a trial lawyer practicing in the field of civil litigation, specializing in insurance law. In his career as a barrister, Scott was counsel on many cases before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, The Ontario Court of Appeal, and on arbitrations or hearings before various commissions, boards and tribunals.

Scott has achieved significant recognition for his accomplishments as a mediator and arbitrator. He is a Distinguished Fellow in the International Academy of Mediators; he has been inducted to the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (CADN), and he has been accorded a Distinguished, Very High Rating in Both Legal Abilities and Ethical Standards in the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.

Counsel who have mediated or arbitrated with Scott have commented that he brings a complete skill set to bear on cases. He understands and is experienced in his subject matter; he is balanced and fair in his approach; and he has an innate common sense that produces reasonable and just results.

It has been said of Scott’s mediation style that he has both a tireless work ethic, and a personable manner, a combination that maximizes the likelihood of settling a case involving even the most difficult facts or personalities.