Christopher Hirst is the firm’s Managing Partner, leader of the Construction + Engineering Practice, and a member of the Environmental and Insurance Practices at Alexander Holburn. His practice is focused on assisting construction industry clients in the management of procurement issues, the negotiation and drafting of contracts, the resolution of builders’ liens, and other construction-based litigation. Chris also provides environmental advice to clients, including a major Canadian oil company, as well as defends professionals in a broad range of error and omission claims. He is a frequent speaker and writer on legal issues of interest to the construction and business communities. He is the co-author of the Annotated British Columbia Builders Lien Act, 2007-2008, 3rd ed., published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLEBC) and a contributing author to the BC Builders Lien Practice Manual also published by CLEBC. He has been recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2015 as a leading Canadian practitioner in the field of Construction Law and will be inducted into the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers as a Fellow later this year.
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