Robby Bernstein

Barrister and Solicitor

Mediator and Arbitrator

Admitted to practice for 39 years (27 in Canada, 12 in England)

Author, Economic Loss (Sweet & Maxwell; 1st ed. 1993, 2nd ed., 1998; 3rd ed.  2013)

Please see Robby Bernstein’s full resumé (link above) for further details.

Robby Bernstein has a thorough knowledge of commercial law and is capable of handling any commercial litigation matter.

His approach to litigation, mediation and arbitration is very results-oriented and practical, involving the application of common sense and sound legal analysis, coupled with meticulous attention to detail and to nuances in the facts.

Robby’s particular area of interest and expertise is complex commercial cases, but he also conducts mediations and arbitrations in nearly all other areas of the law.

Admissions and Affiliations

  • Called to the Ontario Bar (1994)
  • Barrister, England and Wales (1998)
  • Solicitor, England and Wales (1982)
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Advocates’ Society


  • Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2016)
  • University of Windsor/Harvard Applied ADR Course (2015)
  • George Adams’s Mediation Course (2008)
  • University of Windsor/Harvard Advanced ADR Course (2008)
  • University of Windsor/Harvard ADR Course (2007)
  • BCL, Oxford University (1979)
  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (1976); Cum Laude
  • BCom, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (1974)