Bernie McGarva
Bernie McGarva
Partner at Aird & Berlis LLP
(416) 865-7765
(416) 863-1515
181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1980 (ON)
Partner and co-Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Construction Group. Member of the Aird & Berlis Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Experienced litigator, mediator and arbitrator with specialized expertise in professional liability and construction law. Practises commercial and construction litigation, with a focus on construction and infrastructure disputes, securities litigation, shareholders' rights disputes and errors and omissions defence. Certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Ontario. Has appeared before numerous professional tribunals and all levels of the court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Advises architects, engineers, doctors, dentists, social workers, and lawyers on professional liability matters, including insured negligence claims and discipline-related matters. Mediated/arbitrated more than 600 cases in areas such as construction, insurance, errors and omissions, commercial and real estate contracts, shareholder disputes, franchises and estates. Member and Past Executive of the Canadian/Ontario Bar Association (Construction Law Section) and a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association. Recognized by Best Lawyers, Expert Guides and Lexpert.
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