5th Annual Canadian Construction Insurance Law Program

Vancouver In-Class Course | Online Live Webinar | May 25th, 2017

Early bird registration is now open until April 25th.
Register before the deadline and save $300 ❯

Construction is Canada’s largest private-sector industry accounting for 14% of Canada’s GDP. ( An evolving industry that has everybody watching as commercial development and residential housing are building rapidly across Canada. Sign up for Lexpert’s 5th annual Canadian Construction Insurance Law program. This full-day accredited course is essential for lawyers involved in construction projects to understand the current state of law with respect to critical elements of insurance policies. Other professionals in the area of construction, real estate and civil liability are also welcome to attend.
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Course Highlights

Construction Class Actions
  • Look at new cases, insurance implications and sectors of the industry affected.
Builder's Risk Policies 
  • Review the exclusions and scope of the builder's risk coverage and who is actually insured under a builder's risk policy. 
Commercial General Liability Policies & Professional Liability Policies
  • What are all the implication involved under a CGL policy and a PL policy. 

Navigating Pollution Coverage: A Shifting Landscape
  • Territorial concerns, restrictive policy interpretations, expanding risks. 
Bonds And Default Insurance
  • identify the types of bonds and the coverage afforded by default insurance.
Defence And Recover Strategies
  • Familiarize yourself with tolling agreements, deferral and cost sharing agreements. 
Networking lunch and refreshments are included. To see the full agenda click here.

Course Leaders

David Miachika
 | Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
David Miachika is a partner at BLG’s Vancouver office. He practises
exclusively in the area of construction, real estate and civil liability
dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration and mediation
of construction claims. David was the Regional Leader of BLG’s
construction group in Vancouver. He is also a professional engineer
registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and
Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) since 1984. Recently,
David was Lead Plaintiff’s counsel for the Design/Build Contractor of a
$250 million P3 hospital extension in a COC Policy coverage dispute in
BC, the Plaintiff was awarded $8.5 million for the claim.

Sharon Vogel | Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Sharon Vogel is the National Leader of BLG’s Construction Group.
Ms. Vogel was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993 with an LLB from
the University of Toronto (1991). In 1996, she obtained her LLM from
the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Ms. Vogel practises
construction and surety law, working primarily on matters involving
construction disputes relating to major projects including roads,
railways, tunnels, mines, pipelines, industrial facilities, commercial
buildings, and condominiums in various jurisdictions. She is the
co-author, with Bruce Reynolds of A Guide to Canadian Construction
Insurance Law, Carswell, 2013.  

To see more speakers click here.

Registration Details

Vancouver - May 25, 2017
      Vancouver Conference Centre        

Regular Price:  $1,195
Early Bird Price: $895

Webinar - May 25, 2017
Carswell Professional Development Centre


Register before April 25th and save over $300!
Discount only applies to in-class | use promo code: EARLYBIRD2017

For questions and group rates, please contact

Toll-Free: 1-877-298-5868
Direct: 416-609-5868
Fax: 416-609-5841
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