Aidan J. Meade
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Mr. Meade drafts and negotiates all manner of construction contracts for owners, architects, engineers and contractors including EPC, Design-Build, Lump Sum, Unit Price, Development Agreements and Consultants Agreements. He prosecutes and defends construction related claims, such as breach of contract, negligence, professional liability, products liability and tendering. He has appeared before courts at all levels in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan. He has appeared in arbitrations in Québec and Nova Scotia in large construction claims and handles commercial litigation and product liability matters. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Meade practised as a professional engineer for six years. He teaches Construction Law at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and also taught Civil Trial Practice at Dalhousie University for eight years. He lectures at Construction Association of Nova Scotia seminars and frequently presents at legal and industrial conferences and seminars. He is a member of CBA, NSBS, LSNL, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1990 and the Newfoundland & Labrador Bar in 1997.