John A.M Judge, FCIArb., is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the leading arbitrators and arbitration counsel in Canada. After thirty-five years of counsel practice at Stikeman Elliott LLP, he is now carrying on an independent practice as a Resident Arbitrator at the Arbitration Place, the new arbitration hearing centre in Toronto.

Mr. Judge has specialized in international arbitration for over ten years. As noted in Chambers Global 2012, he is lauded for his dedication and experience - "He's fabulous - he's very active internationally and is very active in promoting international arbitration and promoting Canada as a venue." (Chambers 2012 Dispute Resolution: Arbitration). He is regularly called upon to act in domestic Canadian arbitrations as arbitration continues to take hold as the preferred dispute resolution process for Canadian business disputes.