Kenneth R. Peel

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


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
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, Ontario
Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations; Advocates' Society; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC); Transport Lawyers' Association (TLA); Toronto Law Association.
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.
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
Payment Information:
  • Accepts
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