Construction Litigation

We are trusted advisors for developers, contractors, project managers, engineers, architects, sureties and financial institutions across Atlantic Canada on all facets of construction projects.

The Cox & Palmer team has significant experience in construction litigation. When issues arise, our litigation team is on hand to help resolve all manner of construction-related disputes, including:

  • Procurement issues
  • Environmental remediation
  • Liens negotiation and/or settlement
  • Expropriations
  • Claims analysis
  • Schedule and productivity analysis
  • Quantification of damages
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Crisis Management

As well, Cox & Palmer’s construction litigation team works alongside in-house legal counsel to provide assistance where needed, and can also provide mediation and arbitration services.

Articles & Insights

Learning from Losing: Debriefing under the Public Procurement Act

Five years after repeal of the Public Tender Act, specific details of the operation of the Public Procurement Act (the “Act”) remain a mystery to many. This is concerning given the Act’s stated objectives of transparency and accountability. Debriefing is a key mechanism to meet these objectives but, based on client and industry interactions, it […]

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Construction Contracts & Why You Should Have One

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – particularly for construction. Whether it is a new build or a renovation, it is costly work prone to surprises. A properly drafted contract will benefit both the owner and the contractor by providing clarity and certainty. The contract should: Clearly define the scope of […]

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