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

Force Majeure Clauses and the Doctrine of Frustration: Flattening the Liability Curve

As governments across Canada continue to impose restrictions on business and travel in an attempt to curtail the spread of COVID-19, parties to contracts, especially service or sale of goods contracts, may find it increasingly more challenging to complete their contractual obligations. In this context, it may be useful to review the legal concepts of force majeure and the common law doctrine of frustration to consider how each may apply in certain contractual relationships.

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