Harvey M. Haber, Q.C., LSM

Harvey M. Haber is one of Canada’s foremost experts specializing in commercial leasing. The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory lists him as a most frequently recommended property leasing lawyer. He is also listed in the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 lawyers in Canada.

AS A LAWYER

For over 40 years, landlords, tenants and lawyers have sought Harvey’s counsel based on his ability to provide strategic advice to those involved in commercial, industrial, retail and warehouse leasing. He has always enjoyed a reputation for fairness in dealing with his clients and other lawyers.

Harvey was a partner in 1984, and then senior partner in 1990, of the law firm of Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP.

MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION

Harvey is an experienced Chartered Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator. He has presided over numerous mediations and arbitrations over the past 20 years. With his years of involvement in commercial law, Harvey is able to mediate or arbitrate all number of disputes.

Harvey joined COE ADR MANAGEMENT to be a member of an ADR organization which provides the services of Senior Counsel and Retired Superior Court Judges who act as Neutrals dedicated to using their years of legal experience and negotiation skills to help disputing parties achieve a negotiated settlement.

Harvey recognizes that mediation is assisted negotiation. He is therefore facilitative but also evaluative. He enjoys creating options for settlement. Every mediation involves risk management. As a neutral, Harvey uses his specialized legal knowledge and his negotiation experience to assist parties in examining not only their own positions, but those of the opponent. He helps parties look at the strengths and weaknesses in their position as well as identifying their true needs necessary for achieving a viable and lasting compromised settlement.

Recipient of:

  • The Law Society Medal – The Law Society of Upper Canada’s highest honour for outstanding service that reflects the highest ideals within the legal profession
  • The Award for Distinguished Service – the Ontario Bar Association’s top honour
  • The prestigious Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Gold Key Award for exceptional professional achievement in his field of commercial leasing

Author of:

  • The Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Edition 2013)
  • Landlord’s Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide
  • Understanding the Commercial Agreement to Lease (1st and 2nd Edition)

Editor of:

  • Shopping Centre Leases (1st and 2nd Edition)
  • Tenant’s Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide (1st and 2nd Edition)
  • Distress: A Commercial Landlord’s Remedy
  • Assignment, Subletting and Change of Control in a Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide

Editor-in-Chief of:

  • Repair and Storage Liens Act: A Practical Guide, 2012
  • Shopping Centre Leases (1st and 2nd Edition)

EDUCATION

  • University of Toronto, B.A., 1957
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1960
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1962
  • Appointed a Queen’s Counsel, 1978

AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory, named Harvey M. Haber, Q.C., as one of Canada’s most frequently recommended property leasing lawyers and has also listed him in the LEXPERT/American lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 1997 – 2015
  • Chancellor’s Circle Medal, University of Toronto, 55 year Chancellor’s Circle Medal in recognition of his obtaining his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1957, 2012
  • International Mediation Institute (IMI), Certified Mediator, 2011
  • ADR Institute of Canada, Certified Arbitrator (C. Arb), 2009
  • Alumni Gold Key Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, for exceptional professional achievement, 2005
  • Director, Board of Directors of Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 1093 (Palace Gate), 2005 – 2009
  • ADR Institute of Canada, Certified Mediator (C. Med), 2002
  • Law Society Medal, Law Society of Upper Canada, for outstanding service reflecting the highest ideals within the legal profession, 2002
  • Award for Distinguished Service, Ontario Bar Association for contribution to the legal profession and community in an exceptional manner, 2000
  • Legal Education Committee (CLE), 1998 – 2002
  • Code of Conduct Committee, drafting Code of Conduct now adopted by Ministry of the Attorney General Early Mediation Program, 1998
  • Roster Mediator, Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program, Toronto, 1998
  • Ontario Bar Association, Editor of Newsletter for Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1997 – 1998
  • Ontario Bar Association, Co-Editor of Newsletter for Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1996 – 1997
  • Director ADR Institute of Canada, 1994 – 1997
  • Member Board of Advisors of Commercial Lease Law Insider (U.S.) since 1993
  • Member Board of Advisors of Commercial Lease Law Insider’s Commercial property Law Digest (U.S.) 1992 – 1993
  • Member of the Editorial Board of National Real Property Law Review since 1990
  • Member of the Board of Editors for Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy (U.S.) since 1990
  • Founding Member of Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, 1984
  • Vice-President Canadian Bar Association, Corporate Lawyers Division, 1979
  • Member Ontario Bar Association since 1962
  • Member Canadian Bar Association since 1962

MEDIATION QUALIFICATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

  • SFHH ADR Inc., Completed Civil Justice in Ontario Program, 1998
  • University of Toronto, Advanced Mediation Course, 1997
  • Ontario Bar Association, Executive Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1996
  • Completed Canadian Dispute Resolution Corporation (Ontario) Commercial Mediation Training Program, Level II, 1994
  • Completed Canadian Dispute Resolution Corporation (Ontario) Commercial Mediation Training Program, Level I, 1991
  • Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program, Sole Mediator, 1999-2015
  • Numerous private mediations, Sole Mediator, 1999 – 2015

ARBITRATION QUALIFICATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

  • Numerous private arbitrations, Sole and Panel Arbitrator, 1996 – 2015
  • Member of Team Resolution, a Toronto based Alternative Dispute Resolution Group
  • ADR Institute of Canada, Completed Arbitration II, 1991
  • ADR Institute of Canada, Completed Arbitration I, 1990

 

FOR APPOINTMENTS

Contact Marjorie Coe
Coe ADR Management
617 – 7 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 3C5
Tel       416-363-2977
Toll Free   1-844-547-2977
Fax      416-703-4597
Cell      416-805-8555
mcoe@rogers.com
www.coeadrmanagement.com

 

HARVEY M. HABER, Q.C., LSM

Mediator and Arbitrator

SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Commercial Leasing
  • Retail, Office and Industrial Leasing
  • Lease Interpretation
  • Contracts
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Negotiating Commercial Agreement to Lease
  • Commercial leasing: Mitigating damages
  • Negotiating Offer to Lease
  • Tenancy Agreements/Commercial Tenancies Act

FOR APPOINTMENTS

Contact Marjorie Coe
Coe ADR Management
617 – 7 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 3C5
Tel 416-363-2977
Toll free 1-844-547-2977
Fax 416-703-4597
Cell 416-805-8555

mcoe@rogers.com
www.coeadrmanagement.com