Lisa Munro

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Lisa Munro

Lisa Munro, LL.B, FCIArb, Q.Arb
Partner

Law office of Lerners LLP, Toronto, ON (Ontario), CA (Canada)

VanIAC Panel(s) : Expedited Procedures Arbitrator

Practice Areas : Corporate Commercial

Professional Experience

Lisa Munro is an experienced, seasoned commercial litigation and arbitration counsel with a broad range of expertise in business and contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and oppression remedy cases, class actions, banking litigation, matters involving director and officer liability, and accountant and auditor professional negligence and liability.

Lisa also has experience as counsel in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations (both ad hoc and under institutional rules) in disputes arising from contracts in a variety of business sectors

Lisa Munro is an experienced, seasoned commercial litigation and arbitration counsel with a broad range of expertise in business and contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and oppression remedy cases, class actions, banking litigation, matters involving director and officer liability, and accountant and auditor professional negligence and liability.

Lisa also has experience as counsel in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations (both ad hoc and under institutional rules) in disputes arising from contracts in a variety of business sectors.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training

Lisa Munro received formal education in arbitral proceedings (domestic and international) including:

  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society Gold Standard Course (2017 to 2018), a comprehensive and intensive course in domestic and international commercial arbitration in Canada. Successful completion satisfies the training requirements for ADRIC’s Qualified Arbitrator (Q.Arb) designation, membership status in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), and the conditions of membership in the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS).
  • CIArb Canada Accelerated Route to Fellowship Program in international commercial arbitration (September/October, 2020).
  • Frequent speaker on both commercial and domestic arbitration topics for Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada Branch), Osgoode Professional Development, TCAS Gold Standard Course, and Ontario Bar Association.
Professional and Other Activities

Professional Associations

  • Director, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Canada Branch
  • Director, Greater Toronto Scout Foundation
  • ADR Institute of Canada/Ontario
  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society
  • Advocates’ Society
  • Law Society of Ontario member in good standing

Selected Awards

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada (Litigation Star), and Canadian Legal
  • Lexpert Directory for: alternative dispute resolution; corporate and commercial, appellate; and
  • class action litigation; and professional malpractice law
  • Women’s Executive Network Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award
  • Lexpert Zenith Award for Diversity and Inclusion
  • “Diversity Journal” Women Worth Watching Award
  • Scouts Canada Medal for Good Service
Academic Qualifications
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Qualified Arbitrator, ADR Institute of Canada (Q.Arb)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • L.L.B. University of Western Ontario, 1992