Kenneth R. Peel

Kenneth R. Peel: Attorney with Kenneth R. Peel Barrister & Solicitor

Biography

Law: Ontario (Canada) qualified: Barrister & Solicitor per Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) 1977; Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (Law Society of Upper Canada, since 1993). Recipient: John D. Falconbridge Memorial Tuition Scholarship; Ivan C. Rand Prize in Constitutional Law; from SGWU: Herbert F. Quinn Medal (Ranking student in political science). Speaker frequently: NARTC, ASLRRA, ATLP, Federated Press, Canadian Institute, Insight, CDL. Articles: TLA Journal Dec. 2010; Corporate INTL [UK] (Oct./10); etc. Memberships: Associate Member, Railway Association of Canada & CARS (as a legal services supplier to the industry). Member, NARTC, & other bar associations, & of Toronto & Canadian Railway Clubs (industry-wide membership), Toronto Board of Trade, & Canadian Urban Transit Association.

Law Society of Upper Canada - Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (since 1993)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Railroad Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Transportation Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Aboriginal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
416-489-1400  Phone
www.krplaw.ca
University Attended:
Sir George Williams University, B.A., Honours, with distinction, 1972
Law School Attended:
Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, LL.B., 1975
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, Ontario
Memberships:
Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations; Advocates' Society; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC); Transport Lawyers' Association (TLA); Toronto Law Association.
Languages:
English and French
Reported Cases:
various in SCC and Ontario civil case reporting, as well as rail regulatory decisions of CTA, & labour grievance cases reported through CROA.
ISLN:
904523667
Transactions:
Numerous transactions in relation to railway matters, including negotiations between municipalities and railroads, or railroads and mining companies (e.g. Tshiuetin Rail with Labrador Iron Mines), & disposition of lands & premises (Union Station, Toronto, 1998) (transaction with GO Transit for Barrie line 2007)
Hobbies & interests:
Charitable support e.g. Ride to Conquer Cancer 2011, 2015

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