Mediations and Arbitrations

Areas of Experience



Multi-party disputes

Personal Injury

Medical Negligence

Product Liability

Professional negligence

Tort claims

Commercial/business disputes

Media Law including defamation

First Nations law

Wills & Estates

Fees and Expenses


Hourly Rate varies from  $450 - $500 depending on complexity and number of parties

Cancellation Policy depends upon number of days booked and timing of notice of cancellation


About the Mediator

Vincent R.K. Orchard

Q.C, LL.B., C.Arb, Lawyer

I am a lawyer, mediator and arbitrator. I have been involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution since 1987. I have over forty years of experience resolving conflicts as a trial and appeal lawyer involved in civil litigation. I have tried and resolved virtually all types of civil disputes. I have a great deal of experience in insurance cases, multi-party disputes, personal injury, medical negligence, product liability, professional negligence, tort claims, commercial/business disputes, media law including defamation and some aspects of First Nations law. I am also a Chartered Arbitrator.


Appointed B.C. Chair of the panel of Arbitrators and Referees for the Hep C Class Action Litigation Settlement. Charter member of The Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.


I am available to mediate or arbitrate throughout British Columbia.


Phone Numbers

Office: 604-240-8589
Cell:     604-240-8589
Fax:     604-299-0652


7500 - Lindrick Court
Burnaby, BC, V5A 3Y5
(Greater Vancouver)


Mediator: Vincent Orchard -

Mediation and Arbitration Coordinator: Tanis Braraten -



Vincent Orchard -

Coordinator:  Abigail Wiley -

To book a mediation or arbitration, please cal l me at  604-240-8589 or email us at

Click on the Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals logo to view my Availability Calendar.


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