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ESG building certification

  • March 18, 2024
  • Jason Lewis

An overview of the ways in which environmental, social and governance standards positively affect owners, builders, end-users, and society as a whole.

On the best use of delay experts in complex construction disputes

  • July 04, 2023
  • Edited by Howard Krupat, Partner, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP., , Individual contributors, , Glenn Ackerley, WeirFoulds LLP, Toronto, Carol Albert, Mediator, Arbitrator and Retired Master, Toronto, Zey Emir, Revay, Montreal, Harvey Kirsh, Kirsh Construction ADR Services Ltd., Toronto, Chad Kopach, Blaney McMurtry LLP, ODACC Adjudicator, Toronto, Seema Lal, Sharon Vogel and Catherine Gleason-Mercier, Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP, Vancouver and Toronto, Chris Larkin, FTI Consulting, Toronto, Anthony Meagher, DLA Piper LLP (US), Baltimore, Maryland, Patricia Morrison, BLG, Calgary, Stephen Morrison, Stephen Richard Morrison ADR Inc., Toronto, Augusto Patmore, KPMG Canada, Toronto and Dr. Anamaria Popescu, BRG, Pine, Colorado.

Recent years have been marked by tremendous growth in the size and complexity of construction projects, across all sectors of the industry. It is not a surprise then that construction lawyers have seen a corresponding growth in the magnitude and scope of construction disputes - in all forums of dispute resolution.

To lien or not to lien

  • May 24, 2023
  • Catriona Otto-Johnston

The importance of identifying the correct lienable interest.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Handley comes for lien court

  • April 28, 2023
  • Bruce Reynolds, Evan Rankin and Natasha Rodrigues

Immediate disclosure of settlement agreements altering the litigation landscape in the context of lien assignments

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Additional risk in condo construction

  • February 17, 2023
  • Catriona Otto-Johnston and Carter Czaikowski

Could the principles in Winnipeg Condos be extended to developers?

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Easy as Pi

  • February 17, 2023
  • David Debenham

The Tall Ships case and what it means for reviewing courts.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

When is the end?

  • February 16, 2023
  • David Debenham

An owner cannot avoid the prompt payment provisions of the Construction Act by terminating the contract before completion, either rightfully or wrongfully.

Construction and Infrastructure Law