Professional Profile

Guy P. Dancosse, Q.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).

Location

Montreal, Canada

Nationality/ies

Canada

Proficient Language(s)

English
French
Spanish

Main Profession

Lawyer

Current Ocupation

Partner, Dunton Rainville

Gender Identity

Male

Date of Birth

August 06, 1943

Employer and/or Professional Affiliation(s)

Dunton Rainville S.E.N.C.R.L.

ICC Canada Arbitration Committee

Canadian Reit (Member Board of Directors and Governance Committee)

Devonian Health Group Inc. (Board Member - Audit Committee)

Bar admissions

Canadian
Quebec
International Bars

Degrees / Certificates / Education

LLM Law
Rotman Shool of Business (Toronto)
Harvard Law School - Continuing Education (Boston)

Professional Training

Commercial Law / International / Arbitration

Relevant memberships in professional organizations

Québec Bar
International Bar
Canadian Bar
Institute of Coporate Directors
Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés du Québec (CRHA)

Arbitral institutes that they are listed as an arbitrator with

ICC Canada Arbitration Committee

Arbitral institutes that they have experience with

ICC

Date of first appointment as arbitrator

January 01, 1999

Date of most recent appointment as arbitrator

November, 2019

Number of appointments as arbitrator

20

Highest value of arbitration dispute appointed as an arbitrator for

USD 25 million

Number of appointments as chair on an arbitral tribunal

12

Number of arbitral awards issued

8

Number of arbitration disputes they were counsel to

8

Highest value of arbitration dispute they were counsel to

USD 12 million

Jurisdictions they have experience in

Canada (Quebec / Ontario / British Columbia)
United Arab Emirates
France
Switzerland
Tanzania

Applicable jurisdictional laws to arbitration that they have experience in

Canada (Civil and Commercial Law)
France
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
Bahrain
Qatar

Value of arbitrator liability insurance

N/A