Christopher Hirst is Managing Partner, the 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 defending 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 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 from 2015–2018 as a leading Canadian practitioner in the field of Construction Law.