Kenneth R. Peel (Toronto, Ontario)
Kenneth R. Peel (Toronto, Ontario)

Kenneth R. Peel

Licensed for 40 years

Practice Area: Railroad Law, Civil Litigation, Transportation Law 4 more areas of practice + 4 more

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Kenneth R. Peel

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About Kenneth R. Peel

Law: Ontario (Canada) qualified: Barrister & Solicitor per Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) 1977; Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation (Law Society of Upper Canada, since 1993). Recipient: John D. Falconbridge Memorial Tuition Scholarship; Ivan C. Rand Prize in Constitutional Law; from SGWU: Herbert F. Quinn Medal (Ranking student in political science). Speaker frequently: NARTC, ASLRRA, ATLP, Federated Press, Canadian Institute, Insight, CDL. Articles: TLA Journal Dec. 2010; Corporate INTL [UK] (Oct./10); etc. Memberships: Associate Member, Railway Association of Canada & CARS (as a legal services supplier to the industry). Member, NARTC, & other bar associations, & of Toronto & Canadian Railway Clubs (industry-wide membership), Toronto Board of Trade, & Canadian Urban Transit Association.

Areas of Law

  • Railroad Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Transportation Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Aboriginal Law

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      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1977, Ontario
      Law School Attended
      Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
      Class of 1975
      University Attended
      Sir George Williams University
      Class of 1972
      Honours, with distinction
      Associations & Memberships
      Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations
      Advocates' Society
      National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC)
      Transport Lawyers' Association (TLA)
      Toronto Law Association.
      Representative Transactions
      Numerous transactions in relation to railway matters, including negotiations between municipalities and railroads, or railroads and mining companies (e.g. Tshiuetin Rail with Labrador Iron Mines), & disposition of lands & premises (Union Station, Toronto, 1998) (transaction with GO Transit for Barrie line 2007)
      Representative Cases
      various in SCC and Ontario civil case reporting, as well as rail regulatory decisions of CTA, & labour grievance cases reported through CROA.
      Hobbies & Interests
      Charitable support e.g. Ride to Conquer Cancer 2011, 2015
      English and French

      Pro Bono

      Toronto Railway Club - Director; assists Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers; periodically, advice & counsel for other organizations