Walter Langley

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Walter T. Langley

Currently a mediator, arbitrator and facilitator with Ottawa Dispute Resolution Group Inc. and, effective February 1, 2004, a partner in the law firm of Parnega-Langley LLP.


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of New Brunswick, 1969
  • LL.B - University of New Brunswick, 1971
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1973

Dispute Resolution Practice

Has conducted numerous arbitrations, investigations, and mediations including multi-party disputes in numerous contexts; employment, commercial, breach of contract and personal injury.

Areas of Law Practice

Practiced law with the Ottawa law firm of Burke-Robertson, LLP from March, 1973 to January 30, 2004. In February 2004, along with Brian Parnega established Parnega • Langley LLP.

Practice is concentrated in the areas of employment law and labour relations matters and commercial litigation. Has appeared extensively before the Ontario and Canada Labour Relations Board, Arbitration Tribunals and all levels of Courts in the Province of Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Included in the scope of practice are the areas of employment contract and wrongful dismissal actions, human rights complaints, greivance arbitrations and alternate dispute resolution of employment matters along with acting on behalf of both Plaintiffs and Defendants in commercial litigation matters.

Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation in 1990.

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association, 1973 to present
  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, 1973 to present
  • Member of the Advocates Society of Ontario, 1978 to present
  • Member of the County of Carleton Law Association, 1973 to present -- Trustee from 1981 to 1990 and President 1988-1989

Community Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Champions for Children's Foundation (formerly Children's Aid Foundation of Ottawa-Carleton) 1992 to1997
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Ottawa-Hull 1973 to 1983 and President in 1982
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaux, 1984 to 1992
  • Member of the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club, 1976 to present, member of the Board of Directors, 1995 to 2000 and President in 1999-2000 and 2001
Walter T. Langley Brian Parnega

A specialist in employment law & labour relations with extensive experience.
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Walter Langley

Extensive experience in the practice of law specializing in civil litigation and insurance law.
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Brian Parnega
The Honourable
Albert Roy, J.D., Q.C.
The Honourable
James B. Chadwick, Q.C.

Former Ontario Superior Court Judge for the East Region.
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Brian Parnega

Former Regional Senior Justice for the Eastern Region of the Supreme Court of Ontario.
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