Masters of the Bench
The Hon Mr Justice Graeme Mew
Full Title: The Hon Mr Justice Graeme MewCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 7.2.2017
Call Date: 29.7.1982
Graeme Mew was called in 1982. He requalified at the Ontario Bar in 1987 and practised as an advocate focussing on professional liability, insurance and cross-border litigation until his appointment to the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) in 2013. He developed a parallel practice as a mediator and arbitrator in Canada, the UK and internationally. He was a panel member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport and Sport Resolutions (UK). He remains a member of the Judicial Panel of World Rugby, having adjudicated at the last four Rugby World Cups. He is the author of the Law of Limitations, now in its third edition, and a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of Canada. He was President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association from 2005-7. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a partner with the Toronto office of Clyde & Co and a member of chambers at Four New Square. He is married to Dr Ruth MacSween, has 2 children and lives in Kingston, Ontario.