Mediator Profile


photo Available Dates

Michael Horan

Michael Horan
198 Cottingham Street
Toronto, Ontario   M4V 1C5

416 921 6992
416 464 8485
michael@michaelhoran.ca
Degrees/Designations - B.A. , LL.B.
Practice Areas - Employment, Human Rights, Labour and Pensions and Benefits
Practice Description - Michael is a full time mediator and arbitrator. His practice is in employment related disputes including labour, employment, dismissal, and human rights. He mediates and adjudicates disputes in both the private and public sectors. He relies upon his broad legal experience in the construction, manufacturing, forestry, and real estate industries in assisting parties to find creative mediated solutions.
Background - Michael had over 40 years of practice experience in all aspects of labour and employment law. Throughout his career as counsel, he acted for trade unions, employees, and employers before all labour tribunals and the Courts. He was regularly recognized in the Lexpert Directory and in Best Lawyers in Canada for both labour relations and employment law. Most recently he was the senior partner in the labour and employment practice at a large national law firm and served for many years as the head of that department. He is on the federal government's approved list for grievance arbitration appointments under the Canada Labour Code. He is also a named arbitrator in a number of collective agreements. He has recently concluded a five-year appointment by Order-In-Council as a legal member of the Consent and Capacity Board where he convened hearings and issued decisions under a number of Provincial Statutes, including the Mental Health Act.
Fees - Available upon request. Please call for evening appointment availability.

During the COVID-19 pandemic some mediators may only be conducting mediations by video or telephone conference.

If you are seeking an “in person” mediation on a mediator's available date, you should discuss with that mediator whether s/he will conduct an “in person” mediation on that date.