CONSTRUCTION, LITIGATION, BONDS CLAIMS & BUILDERS LIEN LITIGATION
Brownlee LLP is constantly expanding its already comprehensive expertise in the area of construction litigation, bond claims and builders’ lien litigation. The skilled practitioners at Brownlee understand the brick-and-mortar processes that are required for the successful construction of a project, and by applying this knowledge, can capably pursue litigation on behalf of clients who are dealing with issues that arise as a result of deficient construction or non-payment of monies owed. Brownlee has built a respected practice representing all stakeholders in the construction industry in disputes arising from:

  • Mis-steps, real or perceived, that occurred during the procurement process
  • A variety of issues that occur during construction of a project
  • Disputes regarding contractual obligations including construction defaults, insolvencies, bond claims and builders’ liens

Brownlee clients come from every aspect of the construction industry and include the following:

  • Project owners
  • General contractors and subcontractors
  • Insurers
  • Government departments and organizations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Planners
  • Interior designers

ADVISORY SERVICES
In addition to our understanding of the physical processes of construction, we also have significant expertise in construction contract, surety law and builders’ liens, and can thoroughly advise clients in regard to their contractual and statutory obligations as well as provide strategic advice in respect of the efficient and effective resolution of any disputes. Brownlee’s proactive approach to risk management, coupled with extensive experience in construction litigation, helps our clients avoid unnecessary disputes, builders’ liens, and other costly claims that can otherwise occur. For clients actively involved in construction, Brownlee acts in an advisory role to make certain that our clients respect all relevant rules and legislation, and in particular:

  • Ensure public sector owners comply with interprovincial trade agreements such as the Agreement on Internal Trade and the New West Partnership Trade Agreement
  • Ensure both public and private sector clients follow procurement law
  • Advise clients on their contractual rights and obligations
  • Advise clients on their payment obligations so as to avoid claims and subsequent disputes

PRACTICE TEAM

SHAD A. CHAPMAN partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4840
Email: schapman@brownleelaw.com

JOE F. CHIVERS partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4862
Email: jchivers@brownleelaw.com

RYAN R. EWASIUK insurance litigation practice area leader

Tel: 1-780-497-4850
Email: rewasiuk@brownleelaw.com

GARY A. HOLAN partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4849
Email: gholan@brownleelaw.com

ELIZABETH A. HARDING associate

Tel: 1-780-497-4837
Email: eharding@brownleelaw.com

HAVELOCK (HAV) B. MADILL Q.C. counsel

Tel: 1-780-497-4898
Email: hmadill@brownleelaw.com

SARAH E. MAKSON associate

Tel: 1-403-260-1479
Email: smakson@brownleelaw.com

DAN R. PESKETT partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4875
Email: dpeskett@brownleelaw.com

DAVID M. PICK  managing partner

Tel: 1-403-260-5303
Email: dpick@brownleelaw.com

TED SPYRACOPOULOS associate

Tel: 1-780-497-4830
Email: tspyracopoulos@brownleelaw.com

PAUL V. STOCCO partner

Tel: 1-780-497-4884
Email: pstocco@brownleelaw.com

CHRISTOPHER M. YOUNG associate

Tel: 1-780-497-4865
Email: cyoung@brownleelaw.com