Professional mediator and lawyer, Philippe Patry, poses outside his office building

About Philippe Patry

Bilingual Workplace Conflict Resolution Consultant

After achieving an extensive background in social work, psychology, and law, Philippe Patry found his passion in helping people settle disputes and achieve peace of mind in the workplace. With over 17 years of experience as a neutral worker and 10 years as a mindfulness practitioner, Philippe established his career as a conflict resolution consultant providing organizations across the province and beyond with successful workplace investigation and mediation solutions to help maintain a positive work environment and a cohesive culture.

A long-time mindfulness practitioner, Philippe also provides mindfulness training for corporate managers and employees within organizations that are looking to enhance performance, innovation, and resilience.

Philippe is highly sought after as a workplace conflict resolution consultant because of his ability to handle all sensitive situations with care, thoughtfulness, and discretion. Philippe collaborates with you to achieve the best possible outcome so everyone can move forward – together.

Qualifications and Conflict Resolution Expertise

  • Fluently bilingual in English and French
  • Neutral Work Expert Specializing in Mediation & Investigation
  • Chartered Mediator Designation
  • Dispute Resolution Expert
  • Mindfulness Practitioner
  • Former Indian Residential School Adjudicator
  • Former Construction Arbitrator
  • Former Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

  • Member of the BAR since 1995
  • Member of the ADR Institute of Canada
  • Member of the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Workplace Investigators
  • Member of the County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member of the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec

Selected Case Studies and Conflict Resolution Experience

  • Travelled to Indigenous communities across Canada to settle claims of sexual and physical abuse at residential schools for the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat
  • Arbitrated construction disputes between homeowners and builders for the Canadian Commercial Arbitration Centre
  • Provided corporate mindfulness training to the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, National Gallery of Canada, Sun Life, Cirque du Soleil, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation and Canada Post in collaboration with Potential Project, a global leadership training firm
  • Co-delivered mediation-training sessions for the Canadian Transportation Agency and to the Inuit community family mediators in Iqaluit, Nunavut
  • Consulted in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa for the International Peace and Prosperity Project, a violence prevention organization, where he worked on civil armed violence prevention
  • Conducting hearings at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
  • Philippe holds a Chartered Mediator (C. Med.) designation from the ADR Institute of Canada, Canada’s preeminent organization for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) professionals.


  • Bachelor of Civil Law, Université de Montréal
  • Bachelor of Social Service, Université Laval
  • Master of Post-war Recovery Studies, University of York