Hugh McCall was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1987 and has been involved in conflict management and resolution since 1989. He began to take formal training in interest based mediation for commercial, construction and family law in 1993 and in 1994 he received his Chartered Arbitrator designation from the ADR Institute of Canada.
Hugh McCall has acted as a mediator and arbitrator in numerous areas including partnership, business, insurance, construction, strata property, residential tenancy, municipal bylaw, motor vehicle warranty, legal fees, consumer, family, child protection and claims of physical and sexual abuse at Indian Residential Schools.
Hugh McCall is a member of the B.C. Mediator Roster; a mediator and mentor in the Provincial Court Civil Mediator Program. He is also on the rosters of the Canadian Language Rights Support Program and the Roster of ADR specialists with experience in aboriginal communities for the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Law Society of B.C.’s fee dispute roster.
Hugh McCall adjudicates hearings for the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat and is on rosters of mediators and arbitrators for the B.C. Arbitration and Mediation Institute.
He has taught Negotiation and Dispute Resolution within the Property Management Program at Langara College. He has also instructed courses on administrative justice for the B.C. Council of Administrative Tribunals.
Hugh McCall received his Bachelor of Arts in French Canadian Literature from Laval University and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Law Society of B.C., the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Council of Administrative Tribunals, the B.C. Arbitration and Mediation Institute, the ADR Institute of Canada, Family Mediation Canada and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Hugh McCall enjoys cooking with his three sons, sea kayaking, cycling, skiing, and most recently participated in B.C.’s ride for Cancer.