333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1985 (ON)
Partner. Specializes in construction law and commercial litigation. Acts for owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and lenders in large construction disputes, including construction liens, contract, and negligence claims. Practice includes trial and appellate work and mediation and arbitration of construction disputes as well as negotiating and drafting complex construction contracts including EPC contracts and P3 agreements. LSO Certified Specialist in Construction Law. Recognized as a leading construction lawyer by Chambers, Lexpert®, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Euromoney, and Who's Who Legal. Also recognized as a leading infrastructure lawyer in the Lexpert® Special Edition — Infrastructure. Author of Manual of Construction Law (Carswell) and co-author of Bristow, Glaholt, Reynolds and Wise on Construction, Builders’ and Mechanics’ Liens in Canada, the leading text in construction lien law. Past Chair of the construction law subsection of CBA and OBA. Past President and Fellow of the CCCL. Member of TAS(O), ATLA, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Frequent lecturer on construction law, including design-build contracts, bidding and tendering, and construction liens.