Martin J. Valasek is a partner at Ogilvy Renault LLP in Montreal. He practises primarily in the areas of international commercial arbitration, including the resolution of investor-state and commercial contract disputes. He also has experience in corporate and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on cross-border disputes.
He has participated in many international arbitrations, as counsel or tribunal secretary, covering a wide range of legal systems and industries, including airport development, banking, construction, mining, energy, lotteries and steel manufacturing. He has extensive experience with arbitrations conducted uner the ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules, and has also handled matters under the auspices of the AAA, LCIA and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Rules.
Prior to joining Ogilvy Renault, Mr. Valasek practised international commercial arbitration and corporate/commercial litigation in New York as a member of a leading global law firm.