Haig Oghigian, FCIArb. is senior counsel to our Montréal office. Haig practises as counsel, arbitrator and mediator in the field of international dispute resolution. He also specialises in regulatory matters regarding the life sciences area.
Throughout his career, Haig has acted on numerous complex cases throughout Asia, Europe and North America. As a foreign lawyer registered in Japan, he has developed particular expertise in dispute resolution and advising foreign clients doing business in the Asia Pacific. Trilingual in English, French and Japanese, he advises international companies in a wide variety of commercial disputes that occur in Asia.
In his practice, he advises clients from various industries in litigation involving mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing and distribution contracts, and construction and engineering contracts. He also advises companies on regulatory and government relations matters.
Haig’s expertise is recognized on an international scale by numerous legal publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, GAR and Asia Law 500. Moreover, he is the author and editor of The Law of Commerce in Japan (Prentice Hall).
Before joining Fasken, Haig practised in the field of international commercial arbitration as a partner with major international US-based law firms.