Principal of McLauchlin & Associates, one of Canada’s leading construction law boutiques. Has practised exclusively in the area of construction law since his call to the Bar in 1975. Has practised trial and appellate advocacy at all levels of court. Experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Member of the teaching faculty of the Construction Education Council, a Council of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada, and the University of Waterloo. Member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The Advocates’ Society. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada (2014 and 2019 Lawyer of the Year: Construction Law, Toronto), International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, maintains the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV preeminent and is profiled in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Construction Law. Recipient of the 2017 OBA Construction & Infrastructure Law Award of Excellence. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Inaugural Fellow, Governor and Past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.
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