Academy Member Inducted 2023

Kumail Karimjee, Mediator, Toronto, Ontario.

Kumail Karimjee

Karimjee Resolutions
401 Bay Street, Suite 2008
P.O. Box 80
Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
Tel: 416-593-0007, Ext. 05
Fax: 416-593-9907
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Regularly travels out of province to: Ontario

Other ADR Services: ADR Systems Design, Facilitation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Neutral Evaluation

Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced2004
  • # of MEDS (as of 4/12/23) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 4/12/23) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person



Kumail is a lawyer, mediator, and workplace investigator. He mediates a broad range of legal and organizational disputes. In the litigation context, Kumail has experience mediating employment, labour, human rights, professional discipline, commercial, insurance, and personal injury matters. In addition to mediating, he acts as a third-party investigator and workplace assessor, and designs alternative dispute resolution systems for organizations.

Kumail has practised law for 24 years. In his legal practice, Kumail has conducted trials before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and appeared before the Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Canada and numerous administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Kumail was a part-time Vice-Chair at the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal (2007-2012), adjudicating disputes regarding workers’ compensation. 

Kumail is recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada in Labour and Employment Law. He graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 1997, completed his LL.M. (Dispute Resolution) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2020 and trained as a mediator at the Harvard Law School’s Program of Instruction for Lawyers. He is the President of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto Charitable Fund and volunteers as a mediator with St. Stephen’s Community House Conflict Resolution Service.

Case Experience

  • Aboriginal
  • Appellate
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Rights
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Disability Claims
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Government/Municipalities
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights Act
  • Insurance
  • Labour/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Rights
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Dismissal


  • 2020 Osgoode Hall Law School, Masters of Laws (Dispute Resolution)
  • 1999 Law Society of Ontario, member in good standing
  • 1997 University of Toronto, Bachelor of Laws

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto Charitable Fund, President, Board of Directors
  • Ontario Bar Association, Executive member of Alternative Dispute Resolution section and member of Labour and Employment section
  • ADR Institute of Ontario, member
  • South Asian Bar Association, member
  • Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association, member

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