James Minns

James Minns is a senior mediator and arbitrator with more than 35 years of practical legal experience and expertise representing individuals, small and medium-size business, as well as public and private corporations, in relation to all forms of insurance, intellectual property and corporate/commercial litigation. His specialized legal and business background enables him to bring a very unique and thoughtful perspective to dispute resolution and conflict management.

James has earned a reputation for providing sound advice and strong representation combined with transactional and dispute resolution skills leading to exceptional results.

James' areas of expertise include:

  • • Civil & Commercial Litigation
  • • Intellectual Property
  • • E-commerce
  • • Commercial & Property Insurance
  • • Property Insurance Appraisals
  • • Media, Entertainment & Sports
  • • Personal Injury
  • • Advertising & Competition
  • • Business Interruption
  • • Condominium Law
  • • Insurance Coverage Issues
  • • Construction Disputes

James received his LL.B from the University of Western Ontario and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982. James subsequently was awarded his M.B.A. from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business in 1995 and in 2002 his Masters of Law in Intellectual Property from Osgoode Hall School at York University. James has a Negotiation Workshop Certification from Harvard Law School, a Mediation Process Certification from Conflict Dispute Resolution Associates based in Boulder, Colorado, and an Arbitration Certification from the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario.