Partner and National Business Leader of BLG’s Construction Group. Practice focuses on all facets of the construction industry – acting for owners, contractors and sureties in the litigation or arbitration of large scale construction disputes arising out of commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects, as well as front-end project matters such as tendering and contract drafting, including P3 agreements. Also provides advice on environmental matters and acts as counsel in commercial litigation involving fidelity claims and product liability disputes. Has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and has acted as counsel in many arbitration proceedings and mediations. Qualified to practice in Alberta (1998) and Manitoba (2015). Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Past Chair of the National Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. Former Director of the Calgary Construction Association. Frequent speaker and writer on construction industry topics. Recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Construction by Chambers Canada; by Best Lawyers in Canada (construction law); by Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition – Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers; and as a litigation star by Benchmark Canada (Construction and Environmental).
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