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Barry Appleton
Managing Partner
Admitted to Practice
  • Ontario
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • US Court of International Trade
Barry Appleton
Barry Appleton, the Managing Partner of Appleton & Associates, is an international lawyer specializing in international trade and investment law. He is the author of several publications on international law and is the Editor-In-Chief of the Investor State Reports and Appleton’s International Investment Law and Arbitration News.

Mr. Appleton has served as lead counsel for investors in a large number of investor-state disputes under the NAFTA and Bilateral Investment Treaties. These cases, spanning four continents, involve obtaining compensation for wrongful expropriation, breaches of international fairness standards, discrimination and failures to provide national or most-favored nation treatment. They have been heard by international tribunals established under various arbitration rules, including the World Bank’s ICSID Rules and the UNCITRAL Rules of the United Nations.

Mr. Appleton served as a trade advisor to the Ontario Cabinet Committee on North American Free Trade in 1993. He is a regular commentator in national media on international trade and investment issues and has provided expert testimony before the Canadian parliament.

Education
LL.M., International Law, Cambridge University
LL.B., Queen’s University
B.A. (Hons.), International Relations, University of Toronto

Professional Memberships
American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, American Society of International Law, American Trial Lawyers Association, Canadian Council on International Business, Toronto Board of Trade and Honorary Representative and Special Correspondent for the Vancouver Board of Trade in Washington, D.C.

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