Roster of Independent Practitioners

Ethical Associates Inc. maintains a roster of diverse human rights lawyers, equity practitioners and adjudicators who work independently and are available to serve as dedicated neutrals in the resolution of complex disputes. Please contact us if you wish to retain any of the independent practitioners on our roster.

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Bernard Morrow
Mediator, Investigator, Arbitrator

Bernard has served as a mediator and adjudicator with the office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, addressing complex access to information appeals and highly sensitive privacy breaches. 

Bernard Morrow is a mediator, arbitrator, workplace investigator and dispute resolution consultant.

 

Bernard has conducted more than 1500 mediations over 25 years of practice. His areas of focus as a mediator include workplace and human rights disputes. Bernard recently served four years as the Law Society of Ontario’s Complaints Resolution Commissioner, performing an ombuds role, independently reviewing professional conduct complaints against lawyers and paralegals. Having completed his time as Commissioner, he now offers coaching and training to lawyers and paralegals who have an interest in improving client service and avoiding professional conduct complaints. Bernard has served as a mediator and adjudicator with the office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, addressing complex access to information appeals and highly sensitive privacy breaches. He also worked for two years as Legal Counsel and Senior Facilitator with Ontario’s Dispute Resolution Office where he developed and delivered ADR-focused training programs, facilitated complex workplace restorations, and designed and convened large-scale consulting projects involving public and private sector stakeholders.

 

Bernard obtained his B.A. in 1982 and LL.B. in 1985, both from Western University.  In 1988, he was awarded his LL.M. by the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, England, in the areas of labour, employment law and human rights. In 2013, Bernard received the Chartered Mediator (C. Med) designation from the ADR Institute of Canada, Canada’s only professional designation for practising mediators.