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CCCL News- 2017

 

At the 20th Annual Meeting of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers held in Quebec City from May 25 to May 28, 2017, the Fellows of the College unanimously elected the Officers and Governors of the College for the 2017-2018 term. Mr. Art Barry, Q.C., was elected President of the College, replacing outgoing President, Olivier Kott.  Mr. Barry is a senior partner in the Halifax office of Stewart McKelvey,  a large Atlantic Canada based law firm, who has provided advice and guidance on construction matters for more than 30 years.  The College looks forward to Mr. Barry guiding it throughout the coming year.
 
The Annual Conference was also the occasion for the College to induct six new Fellows into the College, drawn from across the entire county:
 
-           John Haythorne is a partner in the Vancouver office of Dentons.  Mr. Haythorne is one of Western Canada’s best known construction solicitors, with significant experience negotiating, drafting and advising on contracts for some of the largest construction projects in North America.
 
-           Marcia Oliver is a partner at Advocates LLP in London, Ontario.  Ms. Oliver has spent most of her legal career in the construction and insurance defence areas, acting primarily for general contractors and municipalities.  Ms. Oliver is  also active in the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, and is an instructor at Fanshawe College in London.
 

-           Brendan Bowles is a partner at Glaholt LLP.  Mr. Bowles is certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, acting for various players in the construction industry, including owners, sureties, subcontractors and suppliers, general contractors and design professionals.  He has taught at Ryerson University and George Brown College, and has also served as an independent study director for the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

-           Simon Gregoire is a partner in the Montreal offices of Borden Ladner Gervais.  Monsieur Gregoire is well known for his complex litigation and arbitration practice, and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He has also published numerous articles and given many presentations in Canada, the United States and other countries in the Americas and Europe, on subjects related to the fields of litigation and construction.

-           Jasmine Lefebvre is a partner in Miller Thomson, practicing out of its offices in Montreal, Quebec.  Monsieur Lefebvre is a construction litigator whose practice has a particular focus on legal hypothecs, surety bonds and tendering, as well as the author of numerous construction related articles in both French and English. 

-           Stephanie Hickman is a partner in the St. John’s, Newfoundland office of Cox & Palmer, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest law firms.  Ms. Hickman acts for owners and sureties in all aspects of construction law, including liens, design-build contract drafting and negotiation, general contractual matters and litigation.  For more than 15 years she has dealt with the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Regulatory regime in the construction sector.

The College is proud to have these new inductees among its members. 

 


 

CCCL News- 2016

 

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2016

 

 

At the 19th Annual Meeting of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers held in St. John’s, Newfoundland from May 26 to May 29, 2016, the Fellows of the College unanimously elected the Officers and Governors of the College for the 2016-2017 term. Mr. Olivier Kott was elected President of the College, replacing outgoing President, Ms. Marina Pratchett, Q.C.. Mr. Kott is a senior partner in the Montreal office of the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, specializing in the field of construction and engineering law as a barrister and a solicitor for the past 38 years.
 

The Annual Conference provided once again a unique opportunity for the Fellows of the College to benefit from the teachings of high calibre speakers and to exchange experiences and views regarding current construction law issues in a collegial atmosphere. The warm welcome the Fellows of the College received from the citizens of Newfoundland more than compensated for the cold and rainy weather!
 

The Annual Conference was also the occasion for the College to induct three new Fellows into the College:
 

- John Kulik, Q.C., of McInnes Cooper in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mr. Kulik is well known in the fields of construction and insurance law and was named as Halifax’s Construction Lawyer of the Year in 2014.
 

- David Little, of Fasken Martineau in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mr. Little is a project lawyer, with a focus on construction and infrastructure projects, procurement, P3’s and other developments. He has extensive experience in transportation, energy and hospital projects.
 

- Alexander (Sandy) MacDonald, Q.C., is the managing partner of the St. John’s office of Cox & Palmer in Newfoundland. Mr. MacDonald’s thirty years of practice has been primarily in the areas of offshore natural resources and development. He is an active construction and commercial litigator.
 

The College also inducted as an Honourary Fellow His Honour Humphrey Lloyd, Q.C.. Beginning in 1963, His Honour was a barrister in England specializing in construction and related law before he was appointed a Judge of what is now known as the Technology and Construction Court in London, part of the High Court of Justice. In 2005 he returned to his practice as an arbitrator, and brings a wealth of experience to the College.
 

Preparations have now begun for the celebration of the College’s 20th Anniversary Celebration which will be held from May 25th to May 28th, 2017 at the Château Frontenac in Quebec City.
 

 


CCCL News- 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2015

At the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Ms. Marina Pratchett of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP was elected President of the College for the current year, replacing outgoing president Mr. Richard H. Shaban. Marina practises in the area of construction and engineering law. She acts for major public and private owners and developers and large contractors and construction managers in respect of various types of projects including institutional, commercial, industrial, high-rise residential and infrastructure projects. She is also trained and acts as both an arbitrator and mediator of construction disputes.

Marina was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in Canada 2016 in Construction Law. She was also presented with the prestigious ''Outstanding Woman in Construction'' award by the Vancouver Regional Construction Association's annual Awards of Excellence dinner in November 2006.

The Board of Governors of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers is pleased to announce the induction of three new Fellows to the College:

Nicolas Gagnon, Partner, Lavery, de Billy LLP

Nicolas Gagnon specializes in construction law and surety law. He counsels public and private sector clients, professional services firms and contractors as well as surety companies at every stage of construction projects. He advises clients with respect to the public bidding and procurement process, and is involved in the drafting of contract documents and the management of the work and any claims resulting therefrom. He also counsels syndicates of co-owners in matters dealing with divided co-ownership of immovables. Mr. Gagnon regularly represents these parties before civil and arbitration tribunals.

Mr. Gagnon is the co-author of the national reference work Scott & Reynolds on Surety Bonds dealing with surety issues in civil law. He is often a guest speaker on issues regarding construction law and also teaches various legal training courses to contractors on behalf of organizations related to the Quebec construction industry.

Mr. Gagnon is listed in The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory 2015 in the field of Construction Law since 2011. He is also listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada directory as a leading practitioner in the field of Construction Law since 2006. In addition, he has been named Lawyer of the Year in Montreal for 2015 by Best Lawyers in the field of Construction Law.

Patricia Morrison, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Patricia Morrison is Calgary Regional Leader of Borden Ladner Gervais' ("BLG's") Construction Group, and is also a partner in BLG's Public-Private Infrastructure Projects Focus Group and Environmental Law Focus Group. Trish focuses her practice on all facets of the construction industry – acting for owners, general contractors, subcontractors and sureties in construction disputes and front-end construction project matters such as tendering and other procurement methods, as well as contract drafting, including the negotiation and drafting of P3 agreements.

Trish also provides advice on environmental matters, having acted as counsel on numerous contaminated-site litigation cases and advising on environmental issues in commercial transactions. As well, Trish acts as counsel in litigation involving general corporate/commercial matters such as fidelity claims and product liability disputes. She has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and has acted as counsel in a number of mediations and arbitrations.

Sharon Vogel, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Sharon Vogel is Regional Leader of the International Construction Projects Group. A partner in the Toronto office, Sharon practises construction and surety law, working primarily on matters involving construction disputes relating to large-scale infrastructure, industrial, and commercial projects including highways, railways, tunnels, pipelines, mines, industrial facilities, hospitals, manufacturing plants, commercial buildings and condominiums in various jurisdictions

Sharon specializes in the negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction disputes, including construction liens, trust claims, delay claims, surety bond claims, construction insurance claims, and architects' and engineers' errors and omissions claims. She has appeared at all levels of court, including the Ontario Superior Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

She has extensive experience drafting construction contracts on behalf of owners, developers, general subcontractors, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Sharon has been selected by peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, has been peer review rated 4.6 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™, and is recognized as a leading infrastructure lawyer in the 2014 Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure.

 


CCCL News- 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2014

At the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Mr. Richard A. Shaban of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (“BLG”) was elected President of the College for the current year, replacing outgoing president Mr. Derek Brindle, Q.C. Mr. Shaban is a senior partner and past regional leader of BLG’s Construction and Engineering Group. He specializes exclusively in the areas of procurement, construction and surety law, including construction contracts and project delivery methods, public infrastructure renewal, dispute resolution, liens, construction insurance and surety bonds.

The Board of Governors of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers is pleased to announce the induction of nine new Fellows to the College:

Dan Levert, Assistant General Counsel, Kiewit Infrastructure Co.

Dan is Assistant General Counsel for Kiewit Infrastructure Co. which is in the top 5 contractors in North America and Australia.  In addition to being a lawyer, Mr. Levert is a professional engineer and a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada.  He is a Past President and Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Canada, a national organization representing Canada’s Engineers and Geoscientists.  Dan was called to the Bar in Alberta in 1988.  His responsibilities as Assistant General Counsel of Kiewit include all legal matters in all Provinces and Territories in Canada for its infrastructure and industrial division.  He was relocated to St. John’s, Newfoundland in 2011 to facilitate support to Kiewit’s Newfoundland operations.

J. Marc MacEwing, Associate Counsel, Shapiro, Hankinson & Knutson Law Corporation

An Associate Counsel with SHK, Marc MacEwing has practiced extensively as a construction lawyer in all aspects of the practice for over 30 years. He has particular expertise as a builders lien lawyer, as well as in tendering disputes and preparing and analyzing contract documents. Marc advises owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and design professionals.

Tim Mavko – Partner, Reynolds, Mirth, Richards & Farmer

Tim began his articles with the Alberta Court of Appeal before completing them with another regional firm. He joined RMRF in 2002 and joined the Partnership in 2003.Tim’s practice spans two of RMRF’s key practice areas: Construction Law and Civil Litigation. Tim is an accomplished litigator. He regularly represents parties at all levels of Alberta’s courts in commercial disputes and injury claims. In the construction industry, he represents clients in negotiating and preparing construction contracts, bonding issues, delay claims, builders’ liens, and other project related disputes. Over the last several years he has been involved in both negotiating the contracts and handling the disputes for some of North America’s largest mega-projects.

John Murphy, Partner, BLG

John is a leading lawyer in construction law, and is regularly called upon to provide strategic advice and act as trusted advisor to some of our Firm's longstanding clients. John regularly represents general contractors, bonding companies, insurers (professional liability, architects, engineers) sub-contractors and owners in construction matters of all nature. He is involved in large, complex construction matters and surety workouts involving several construction projects. He also advises with respect to product liability issues, commercial fraud, fidelity insurance issues and directors' and officers' liability. John has represented clients before all instances in Québec and encourages the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for quick resolution of conflicts.

Steve Richards, General Counsel, PCL Construction

As general counsel of PCL Constructors Inc., Steve and the law department he manages provide legal support and advice relating to strategy and operations for the PCL family of companies. Steve is a member of PCL’s Office of the CEO, a group that includes the top senior executive management and leadership of PCL. Prior to joining PCL, Steve served as an executive and in-house counsel in a variety of project-related capacities, including most recently as the senior vice president of Shared Services at Infrastructure Ontario, and previously as counsel at Johnson Controls and Bombardier. Steve began his legal career at Gowlings LLP.

Phillip Scheibel, Partner, Rose LLP

Phil's practice focuses on construction projects and commercial litigation. He has represented clients on projects across North America, in Australia, and has appeared before the courts in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Phil has acquired significant expertise associated with oil and gas, industrial and commercial construction projects. His experience includes providing counsel to project proponents in the structuring of the project, drafting, negotiating, implementing and administering construction contracts as well as representing owners, contractors, engineering firms, consultants and suppliers on disputes including liens, bonds, productivity, delay, extra work and cost over-run claims.

George Vlavianos, Partner, Bennett Jones

George is the managing partner of the Doha office of Bennett Jones (Middle East) LLP.Leader of the firm's arbitration practice, George practises in the areas of commercial litigation and construction law. He acts for owners, contractors and engineers in a wide range of construction disputes, from civil to industrial. He also has experience with professional errors and omissions insurance claims arising out of large industrial construction projects.George represents major institutional clients in complex multi-party litigation and is involved in both domestic and international mediation and arbitration with respect to significant commercial disputes. He has UNCITRAL and ICC arbitration experience. George also has extensive experience with builders' lien disputes, particularly in the oil and gas context.

Mario Welsh, Partner, BCF Business Law

A partner at BCF, Mario focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation, professional liability, and construction law. Having been a contractor himself, his expertise in the field is quite extensive, encompassing all legal aspects of the construction industry, including professional liability. He regularly litigates before trial and appeal courts. He has also argued before the Supreme Court of Canada. A veteran of several lengthy trials involving construction law as well as other matters, Mr. Welsh has also acted in major class action cases.

Master Carol Albert (New Honorary Fellow)

Master Albert has over 30 years of experience working with Ontario’s justice system, as a practising lawyer, a legal educator and dispute resolution trainer, an arbitrator, a mediator and a judicial officer specialized in construction lien matters and dispute resolution.  In her capacity as a full time construction lien master in Toronto, Master Albert presides over trials, motions, case conferences and settlement conferences.

 


CCCL News- 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2013

At the Annual General Meeting of The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Mr. Derek Brindle, Q.C. was elected President of the College for the current year, replacing outgoing president Howard Wise. Mr. Brindle is a well-known construction lawyer in British Columbia, practicing at the firm of Singleton Urquhart LLP. He is experienced counsel in major litigation, arbitration and in alternate dispute resolution involving commercial claims and complex construction and engineering disputes. Derek regularly represents owners, construction participants, design professionals and insurers in construction law matters, and has appeared at all levels of the Courts in British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. He acts as an arbitrator and in mediations involving construction and insurance disputes. Derek advises government institutions and industry on risk mitigation strategies in major procurement and procurement documentation. Derek has been listed in the Best Lawyers in Canada, since 2006. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2001. He is ranked preeminent (AV) by Martindale & Hubbell based on peer reviews.


The Board of Governors of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers is pleased to announce the induction of three new Fellows to the College:


D. Geoffrey Machum, Q.C., is a leading partner in the Halifax, Nova Scotia firm of Stewart McKelvey, the largest law firm in Atlantic Canada. In addition to his 27 years of legal practice, he is extensively involved in community activities and various boards in and around Halifax, including being the current chair of the Halifax Port Authority.


John Margie is a partner in the Toronto law firm of Glaholt LLP. Since being called to the bar in 1995, John has practiced exclusively in the construction and surety bond areas. He is the author of numerous papers and a frequent guest speaker on construction related issues.


Brian Samuels is a Vancouver based construction lawyer, trained mediator and chartered arbitrator. He is the author of the textbook Construction Law, co-author of the textbook Practical Law of Architecture, Engineering and Geoscience, and a co-editor and contributor to the textbook, Expert Evidence in Civil Proceedings. Before entering the practice of law, Brian worked as a civil engineer with a number of Canadian construction firms. Brain is currently an adjunct professor and instructor at the UBC Faculty of Engineering.

 


CCCL News- 2012
ANNOUNCEMENT July, 2012

The Board of Governors of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers is pleased to announce the induction of three new fellows to the College.

Claudia Déry is a partner in the Montreal office of Norton Rose.  In addition to serving as the elected President of Construction Law subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (Quebec Branch), she serves as the co-chair of Norton Rose’s Canadian Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure team.  Ms. Déry is also one of the co-authors of a comprehensive textbook on construction law entitled “La construction au Quebec:  perspectives juridiques,” published by Wilson & Lafleur ltée in 1998.

Matthew Hayes is a partner in McInnes Cooper’s St. John, New Brunswick office.  Matt obtained his mechanical engineering degree in 1993 and is a professional engineer with APEGNB, serving on its council.  He became a Fellow of Engineers Canada in 2009.  Matt has served as the Chair of the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Bar Association Construction Law subsection and is currently the vice-chair of the CBA National Construction Law section.

Rocco Sebastiano is a partner in the Toronto office of Osler.  Rocco is a professional engineer, having obtained a B.A.Sc. (Engineering Science, Nuclear and Thermal Power) from the University of Toronto.  His practice focuses on engineering, procurement and infrastructure matters, and he has extensive experience on major projects in those fields.  In addition to writing many articles on tendering and procurement, Rocco has experience in contract negotiations with an emphasis on structuring agreements to minimize risks and disputes.  

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2012

 

Fellow Guy Sarault, of Heenan Blaikie LLP’s Montreal office, has authored a very interesting, well written and well researched book on construction claims which has been recently published under the title: "Les Réclamations de L'entrepreneur en Construction en Droit Québécois", Éditions Yvon Blais, 2011. This work, which examines the legal principles related to the claims available to contractors for problems encountered during the course of their work, consists of four chapters.

... Click here for the full news release and link to the work

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENT June, 2012

Howard WiseThe Fellows of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers are proud to announce the election of Howard Wise as President of the College, taking the reins from outgoing President, Louis-Michel Tremblay.

Howard is a partner in the Toronto office of Goodmans LLP and one of Canada’s leading construction lawyers. 

As the author of Manual of Construction Law, and co-author (along with other Fellows of the College) of the leading text on builders liens, Construction, Builders’ and Mechanics Liens in Canada, Howard is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in construction law.  One of the founding members of the College, Howard is eminently qualified to assume the mantle of leadership and guide the College and its members in the pursuit of excellence in construction law.


ANNOUNCEMENT January, 2012

Justice Robert Jenkins, QCThe Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to The Honourable Mr. Justice Robert W. Jenkins, of the law firm of Jenkins Marzban Logan in Vancouver, British Columbia who was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia and will be presiding in New Westminster.

Mr. Justice Jenkins has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 1998 and is the past Chair of the Arbitration and Mediation Committee, a past Program Chair and a former Governor of the College.


CLA Guide - Kirsh & AlterThe Fellows of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers congratulate our friends and colleagues Harvey J. Kirsh and Matthew R. Alter on the publication of their book,  Kirsh and Alter, A Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario (3d ed).

Since the inception of the College, Harvey has been a distinguished Officer and Governor and is also a Past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Matthew has been a Fellow of the College since 2006 and is the Editor of the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and past Chair of the Legal Update Committee.

Click here to view the book as well as a review written by Master Carol Albert.


  CCCL News - 2011

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

The 15th Annual

Canadian College of

Construction Lawyers Conference

will be held May 31st –

June 2nd, 2012

at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Hotel
San Francisco, California

Conference details and agenda to follow.

 


 

Remembering Steve Tatrallyay

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The 14th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference was held June 2 - 5, 2011 at Fairmount Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario.

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The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to The Honourable Mr. Justice Richard Wagner upon his appointment to the Quebec Court of Appeal. Click here for the complete write-up.

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to Glenn Ackerley of Weir Foulds LLP upon his election as Chairman of the Board of the Toronto Construction Association for 2011. Mr. Ackerley has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 2009.

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to Harvey J. Kirsh of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP upon his election as a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers. Click here for the complete write-up.

 


CCCL News - 2010

Announcement

The 13th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference was held May 27 – May 30, 2010 at The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 Click here for a review of the 2010 conference.

 


CCCL News - 2009

 

Donald W. Goodfellow, Esq, Q.C., C.Arb.

Announcement (October 2009)

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to Donald W. Goodfellow, Esq, Q.C., C.Arb. on being named a “Champion of Education” by the Calgary Construction Association in the spring of 2009. In recognition of “His Commitment to Advancing Education and Training in the Construction Industry” the Calgary Construction Association has established an annual in perpetuity scholarship in his name to an apprentice under the Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship Program.

Mr. Goodfellow has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 1998.

 

The Honourable

Neil C. Wittmann,

Announcement (October 2009)

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to The Honourable Neil C. Wittmann, Associate Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta who was recently appointed Chief Justice to replace the Honourable Chief Justice A.H. Wachowich, who elected to become a supernumerary Judge as of October, 1 2009.

Mr. Justice Wittmann has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 1998 and an Honourary member of the College since 2000.

 

 

The Honourable Michael F. Harrington

Announcement (July 2009)

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to The Honourable Michael F. Harrington, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division who was recently appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador to replace Mr. Justice L.D. Barry in St. John’s, who elected to become a supernumerary Judge as of September 1, 2009.

Mr. Justice Harrington has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 1998 and was previously a Governor. He has been an Honourary member of the College since 2007.

 

The Honourable

Yves Poirier

Announcement (June 2009)

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers extends its congratulations to The Honourable Yves Poirier, of the law firm of DeGrandpre Chait in Montreal, Quebec who was appointed a Judge of the Quebec Superior Court.

Mr. Justice Poirier has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 2000.

 

THE RITZ-CARLTON

Announcement

The 12th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference was held on May 28 – May 31, 2009 at THE RITZ-CARLTON in Chicago, Illinois.

Please click here for

a review of the 2009 Conference

 

 


CCCL News - 2008

Le Westin Resort & Spa

Announcement (November 2008)

The Eleventh Annual Conference of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers was held at Le Westin Resort & Spa in Tremblant, Quebec on May 29 – June 1, 2008.  The theme of the Conference was: “THE ART OF ADVOCACY”.

 

Click here to view the full 2008 Conference Review.

 

Announcement

The Fellows of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers congratulate our friend and colleague, David H. Kauffman, on the publication of his latest book, The Construction Hypothec. 

Since the inception of the College, David has been a distinguished Officer and Governor and is also a Past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. 

 

Click here to view the full press release.

 


CCCL News - 2007

 

Le Westin Resort & Spa

 

Announcement

The 11th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference will be held from May 29- June 1, 2008 at Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant, Quebec.

Announcement

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers is pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural edition of the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers 2007.

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Announcement

The 10th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference was held between May 31- June 3, 2007 at the Predator Ridge Golf Resort in Vernon, British Columbia.

 

Click here for a full conference review


Announcement

The 10th Annual Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Conference will be held between May 31- June 3, 2007 at the  Predator Ridge Golf Resort in Vernon, British Columbia.

Click here for the full conference agenda

 

Click here for a list of past Conferences of the CCCL


Judicial Appointment of our Fellow
Michael F. Harrington, Q.C.

OTTAWA, March 2, 2007

The Honourable Michael F. Harrington, Q.C., a senior partner with the law firm of Stewart McKelvey in St. John's was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division. He replaces Mr. Justice Raymond J. Halley (St. John's) who elected to become a supernumerary judge.

Mr. Justice Michael Harrington received a Bachelor of Laws in 1972 from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Arts (History/Political Science) in 1969 from Memorial University and was admitted to the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1972. Mr. Justice Harrington practised with Stirling Ryan in St. John's (1972-1990) which merged to become Stewart McKelvey in 1990. His practice expertise is in the area of litigation, administrative law and oil and gas law. He has been a distinguished member of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers since 1998 and was previously a Governor.

Click here for the full press release (March 2, 2007)


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