Construction

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

More Effective Communications Between Parties to Construction Contracts

Successful business is built on clear communications that verify that what I expect from you aligns with what you expect from me. As work advances, that means checking-in to confirm that things have not changed or, more likely, to update expectations because things have changed. The goal is to communicate effectively and to preserve a […]

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Contracting Out of Delay?

There are too many moving parts to assume that every aspect of a construction project will stay on schedule all of the time. Delay is not only frustrating: it is expensive. Few can afford to have crews or equipment sit idle. Managing interruptions is a necessity and not just a skill, as traditionally delay costs […]

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Change Afoot: New Brunswick’s Construction Remedies Act

New Brunswick’s Bill 12: Construction Remedies Act received Royal Assent on December 18, 2020, and the majority of its provisions came into force on November 1, 2021.  The new Act replaces the Mechanics’ Lien Act, SNB 1973, c.M-6. While the new Construction Remedies Act retains a number of the key elements of the  Mechanics’ Lien […]

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