October 2010 – Mandatory Mediation of Civil Disputes – Richard N. Billington, Q.C. as Mediator

The New Rules of Court require litigants in all Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta civil actions to participate in mandatory mediation of their claim before it may be entered for trial. Counsel wishing to avoid the wait for mediation through the Calgary Courts Centre are able to retain private mediators to conduct their required mediation. Richard N. Billington, Q.C. is an experienced civil litigation lawyer who is trained in mediation, having completed all civil mediation courses offered by the Legal Education Society of Alberta, and who is also a member of and trained through the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society and the ADR Institute of Canada.

Rick Billington’s practice has included experience in oil and gas disputes, corporate and commercial litigation, breach of fiduciary duties, personal injury, medical malpractice, injunctions, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, employment disputes, intellectual property disputes, and defamation.

Billington Barristers is conveniently located one block from the Calgary Courts Centre, and our facilities include boardroom and break-out rooms for mediation. Interested parties are welcome to contact Rick Billington at RBillington@BillingtonBarristers.com.