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Barry S. Arbus, QC

Tel: 416 777 5423 Fax: 1 888 603 4592

Barry is a senior partner in our Business Law Group, with a practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, especially international transactions. He has represented both purchasers and vendors in numerous Canadian-based business transactions and acts as counsel to numerous European, American and international clients who are establishing businesses in Canada and acquiring Canadian-based operations. He also represents Canadian-based industries seeking to expand internationally.

Barry is a certified mediator and arbitrator and actively mediates and arbitrates business disputes.

Barry has served on the Board of Directors of several companies and a number of charitable organizations.

Community Involvement





  • Certificate of Achievement in Alternate Dispute Resolution, University of Windsor, 2005
  • LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, 1977
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1965
  • B.A., University of Toronto, 1962


  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1981
  • Called to the Ontario Bar with Honours, 1967

Publications & Presentations


M&A Trends for Private Companies and Their Shareholders

Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar  
Nov 10, 2014
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 1, 2011


M & A Trends for Private Companies and their Shareholders

A review of current issues in mergers and acquisitions
Nov 18, 2014: 08:30 - 11:00