Bruce Reynolds is sought after for his experience advising on construction mandates. One source appreciated that he was “able to explain complicated concepts in a simple way, citing practical examples based on his extensive relevant experiences.” He is often cited for his in-depth expertise in construction liens and prompt payment.
Bruce Reynolds is one of Canada’s most esteemed and impressive legal minds; he is a leader in the construction disputes space.
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Bruce is a meticulous, professional and absolutely innovative individual.
One of the best regarded lawyers internationally… lauded both for his disputes work and his drafting and negotiation of construction contracts.
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The very cerebral Bruce Reynolds is “one of the first people that comes to mind for any dispute in Canada” with sources highlighting him as a “distinguished advocate and an experienced arbitrator. He continues to be regarded as one of the foremost construction practitioners in the world”.
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Bruce Reynolds is a Partner in our Construction and Infrastructure practice group and Co-Chair of our International Construction Projects Group.
Bruce specializes in the resolution of construction claims, liens, surety bond claims, insurance claims, product liability issues, and architects’ and engineers’ E & O issues, as well as project procurement and contracts for industrial and infrastructure projects such as public private partnerships, and construction, engineering, architectural, and equipment supply contracts.
Bruce acted as co-counsel for the Ontario Government in conducting a review of Ontario’s Construction Lien Act and prepared a report, Striking the Balance: Expert Review of the Construction Lien Act. He and Sharon Vogel then worked closely with the Ministry of the Attorney General in drafting The New Construction Act which included 98 out of the 101 recommendations presented in their report. This Act introduced prompt payment and adjudication which is a significant development for the construction industry.
Bruce is a Certified Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian and American Colleges of Construction Lawyers, and past Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association. He currently serves as Vice-President of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers.
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