Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l. Named Among Top International Arbitration Firms Globally

March 14, 2012

OTTAWA, March 14, 2012 – For the second consecutive year, Ottawa-based law firm Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall’s International Arbitration Group ranks among the top international arbitration firms in the world by the Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 100.

GAR 100, 2012 says “What sets Perley-Robertson apart is that they really assigned the top people to the case and gave it their full heart and attention.” and recognizes the firm for providing “credentials at an unusually competitive hourly rate and has experience of working on cases not necessarily connected to Canada.” Barry Leon, Partner and Head of the firm’s International Arbitration Group, is recognized as a “well-known Canadian arbitration practitioner”.

In addition to Mr. Leon, other senior members of the firm’s International Arbitration Group include Andrew de Lotbinière McDougall, Special Counsel and former Group Head, R. Aaron Rubinoff and Thomas McDougall, Q.C.  As well, the team includes associate lawyers specializing in international arbitration who are trained in common law and civil law, and bilingual in English and French.

“It is a true honour for us to be recognized again by Global Arbitration Review” said Barry Leon, Partner and Head of the firm’s International Group, “We are delighted that Canadian companies are increasingly recognizing that we can provide high-quality senior-level specialized international arbitration representation comparable to leading firms anywhere in the world, and no matter where the arbitration is taking place ─ and we can do so at a sensible cost and with a real understanding of the needs and expectations of Canadian companies.”


About Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.

Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l. was established in Ottawa in 1971 as a full-service law firm. The firm’s knowledge of Canadian law, and strong alliance with an international business and legal network, has made it one of the largest firms in Canada’s National Capital Region with more than 50 legal experts on staff. Practice areas include business law, international arbitration, intellectual property, immigration, commercial litigation and arbitration, commercial real estate development, tax, and personal legal needs. For more information, visit the firm’s website at


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