Panel Memberships, Organizations

Janet holds the following professional and academic qualifications:


  • Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2017- )
  • New York State Bar Licensed Legal Consultant (2015- )
  • Law Society of Upper Canada and the Bar of Ontario (1998- )


  • DPhil (Law), Oxford University (2002) (MA, 2010)
  • JD (formerly LLB) Osgoode Hall Law School (1993)
  • MA, York University (1982)
  • BA (Hons), York University (1979)

Panel Memberships

Janet is a member of the following panels of arbitrators:

  • American Arbitration Association—ICDR Panel of International Neutrals
  • Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) Fellow and Panel Member
  • British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC) Panel of Arbitrators
  • China Int’l Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) Panel of Arbitrators
  • CIArb Presidential Panel of Arbitrators
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Panel of Arbitrators
  • Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) Panel member
  • Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC) Panel of Arbitrators
  • Shenzhen Commission on International Arbitration (SCIA) Panel of Arbitrators
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Panel of Arbitrators
  • Ukrainian Chamber International Commercial Arbitration Court – Recommended Arbitrator

Janet is also listed with the following institutions:

  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Canada
  • Juris Roster of International Arbitration
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

Professional Organizations

Janet is currently a member of the following professional and community organizations:


  • American Law Institute (ALI) – (Elected 2004)
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL)
  • Arbitralwomen – Founding Member
  • Arbitration Place – Member
  • Arbitration Roundtable of Toronto/Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (Program Cmte 2010-14)
  • American Society of International Law
  • Athenaeum Club, London
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • CIArb Canadian Branch Executive – Founding Chair, Toronto Chapter, now Canadian Branch
  • Governor General’s Horse Guards Association – Life Member
  • International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law – Elected Member
  • International Association of Procedural Law, Elected Member, Secretary General (2011- )
  • International Bar Association
  • ICC Commission Member
  • International Council on Commercial Arbitration (ICCA 2018 Sydney Executive Organizing Committee)
  • International Law Association Canadian Branch (Past President, and co-chair, 72nd Biennial Conference)
  • International Lawyers for Africa – Tunisian National Committee
  • Massey College – Senior Fellow
  • Osgoode Society
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society – Program Committee
  • University Club of Toronto
  • Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot – Arbitrator
  • Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (WCA) Freeman of the City of London