John W. Norton
Law office of Norton Stewart & Company, Vancouver, BC, CA (Canada)
ADR Certified Designation : C. Arb and C. Med
VanIAC Panel(s) : Domain Name Disputes, Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration
Practice Areas : Accounting, Construction, Corporate Commercial, Entertainment, Hospitality, Intellectual Property and Licensing, Life Sciences (Biotech, Pharma & Medical Devices), Real Estate, Sports, Technology, Transportation, Wills and Estates
Mr. Norton has practiced business law for over 30 years and during the last 10 years has also acted as counsel and chair in various arbitrations relating to major business issues and real estate matters.
He is known for his practical and strategic approach to legal and business problems. Mr. Norton practices law in the area of mergers & acquisitions and divestitures, corporate governance and commercial law.
Mr. Norton has extensive experience in real estate development law and venture capital law.
He also acted Counsel on behalf of the Vancouver International Airport Authority, Department of Justice, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and United Van Lines. He was finance Chairman for Doug Mowatt, and he is Chairman of Universal Packaging Inc.Professional and Other Activities
Mr. Norton is a member of a number of Canadian and International Associations, and is an International Associate of the American Bar Association;
- The Law Society of British Columbia
- The Canadian Bar Association
- ADR Institute of Canada
- Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC)
Mr. Norton has been a director of numerous companies and advisory boards, including B.C. Housing Management Commission, Downtown Vancouver Association, Yaletown Housing Society, Vancouver Neurological Centre, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club, St. George’s School Foundation, Shawnigan Lake School Board of Governors, Thunderbird Golf Society, Pacific Parkinson Research Institute, Air Canada Championship, Order of St. John Palliative Care Foundation, as well as many closely held corporations.Academic Qualifications
B. Comm., University of British Columbia, 1968
LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1969
Chartered Arbitrator, 1990