66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2004 (Australia); 2004 (England and Whales); 2014 (Texas)
Scott Chalmers is a partner the Toronto Business Law Group and leads McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s National Construction group. His entire legal career has been construction focused, largely for owners, sponsors, developers and lenders. He is qualified and practiced in Ontario, Texas, England and Wales and Australia and has worked on projects in over 40 countries. His extensive experience includes advising on some of the largest and most complex construction projects in the world. He has construction experience in a wide spectrum of industries, including oil and gas, petrochemicals, LNG, process plants, road and rail, power generation (nuclear, gas, renewables), mining and metals, shipbuilding and architecture. He has drafted and negotiated contracts with an aggregate expenditure of over $300 billion, and was a co-author of FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice (Informa, 2009), on the leading international form of construction contracts. Prior to his legal career, Scott practised for a decade as an architect in Australia and Canada. Scott is a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and a member of the Society for Construction Law. He is listed as a Leading Lawyer by the International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers and a Leading Individual in Construction by Legal 500.