Guy P. Dancosse, K.C. Icd. D has extensive experience in negotiation, arbitration, and mediation, nationally and internationally, in many areas of business and the public sector. He has pleaded at all levels of the provincial and federal courts in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He acted as counsel in commercial arbitration, both nationally and internationally. He also acted as an arbitrator in commercial cases (I.C.C. / C.P.R ad. hoc).
Mr. Dancosse has acted as a counsel for clients in the Gulf Area (UAE / Bahrain / Qatar / Kuwait) and International Arbitration cases under the ICC rules, involving Swiss, France and UAE laws. He was part of Canadian Task Forces and Inquiry Commissions (Pilotage and Native Land Claims) and headed World Bank missions in Africa (Tanzania, Chad). In Tanzania, Mr. Dancosse reviewed and recommended reforms to the country’s legal sector. In Chad, he advised government officials on air transport issues.
He has undergone post-graduate training in mediation and arbitration at Harvard University Law School (Boston), successfully completed the Director’s Education Program at Rotman School of Business in Toronto (University of Toronto), and was a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Human Resources Committee at the Royal Canadian Mint. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Canadian Reit (a commercial real estate REIT), where he is part of the Governance Committee.
He is a certified member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is accredited as an international commercial arbitrator by the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce, Paris – ICC Canada).