Construction

Proactively manage risk and keep your construction project on track with advice from experienced lawyers.

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

There are numerous stages in the lifecycle of a construction project. The interested parties are many, and the stakes are often high. You can trust our legal counsel to effectively play a role throughout, with insightful guidance based on your specific needs. Should issues arise, our litigation team is on hand to resolve all manner of construction-related disputes.

Rely on our team for advice during:

  • Tendering
  • Development planning
  • Project management
  • Contract negotiation and interpretation
  • Project financing

Depending on your needs, our construction lawyers may involve their colleagues from specialty areas of law such as:

  • Environmental
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Defence & Marine
  • Employment & Labour
  • Municipal
  • Tax

Articles & Insights

Beyond Prompt Payment: Processes and Options for Timely Compensation

“I’d just like to be paid” It hardly seems fair. You’ve worked all your life gaining credentials, securing a position and building a reputation. You’ve had to create your own opportunities. No one gave you that contract; you had to compete for it and it was awarded to only you. You rallied an able workforce […]

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Preparing for the Builders’ Lien and Prompt Payment Act

Nova Scotia will soon have an amended and renamed Builders’ Lien Act, which will introduce a prompt payment scheme as well as an adjudication process to be followed in the case of non-payment. Bill 119, the bill to amend the Builders’ Lien Act, received royal assent on April 12, 2019, but will not come into […]

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