Glaholt Bowles LLP is one of Canada’s most highly regarded construction law practices. The firm is industry focused and solution oriented. Firm members are involved at every stage of the construction process in all types of projects, including hydroelectric, cogeneration, wind power and alternative energy industries, refineries, process plants, commercial, residential and industrial developments, and all aspects of conventionally and alternatively financed urban infrastructure and renewal projects. Work includes both non-contentious and contentious matters, with advice provided on risk management and contractual issues that may arise during the course of a project or in preparation of contract documentation. Experienced representation is provided in all types of proceedings, whether litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, conciliation, dispute board or other ADR process and includes institutional, ad hoc and international construction and commercial arbitration. The firm also has a strong reputation in the areas of construction surety bonds, letters of credit and insurance claim and defence litigation. Members of the firm are consistently rated among the most respected practitioners in this area of the law.
The firm represents many of Canada’s leading owners, developers, contractors, sub-contractors, engineering firms, bonding companies and professional liability insurers, and receives referrals from other lawyers and firms. The firm’s lawyers and partners are widely published in construction law topics.
Other practice areas where firm members enjoy excellent reputations for the proficiency of their work include acting as defence counsel in proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission, professional disciplinary hearings, and insolvency litigation.