Gerry Ghikas is an independent commercial arbitrator who conducts his international and domestic practice from Vancouver Arbitration Chambers. Gerry chaired the project of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada that led to the ULCC’s adoption of an updated Uniform International Commercial Arbitration Act. He then was a member of the Advisory Group to the Attorney General for British Columbia that made recommendations leading to the enactment of the new International Commercial Arbitration Act (British Columbia).
Vice-President North American Users Council of London Court of International Arbitration. Member of the ICDR Canada’s Advisory Board. Former Chair of the ICC National Arbitration Committee for Canada. One of three senior Editors of the Canadian Journal of Commercial Arbitration. Founder of the Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society. Former Canadian delegate to UNCITRAL Working Group II in New York and Vienna. He is a former recipient of ADRIC’s National Award for Excellence in the field of dispute resolution.
Gerry Ghikas has served as presiding arbitrator in numerous international and domestic commercial arbitrations, involving a broad range of business and legal subjects.