Cheryl Labiris is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.

Professional Background

Cheryl Labiris is a Partner in the Construction and Infrastructure Practice Group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.

She works exclusively in the Construction and Infrastructure Practice Group and has a very broad and diverse practice acting for all members in the construction pyramid including owners, general contractors, subcontractors/suppliers, sureties, architects, engineers, designers, and consultants on a vast range of construction claims including claims for delay, disruption, prolongation, breach of contract, breach of trust, geotechnical claims, permits, licenses, and approvals, access to lands, COVID-19, negligent/fraudulent misrepresentation, and surety bond claims.

Cheryl has significant experience working on a variety of projects including large-scale public infrastructure projects including multi-billion-dollar light rail transit projects, mine remediations, power plants, and wind farms. Cheryl also has experience in complex construction litigation proceedings, arbitration proceedings, and mediation and negotiation processes.


  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 2019
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2018
  • Juris Doctor, (Litigation, Dispute Resolution and the Administration of Justice Stream), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Honours, summa cum laude), York University, 2014

Rankings + Recognitions

  • Top 40 Under 40 (Canadian Construction) Award Winner, On-Site Magazine.
  • Ranked in the area of Construction Law by Best Lawyers Canada®.
  • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, York University


  • Member, The Advocates Society
  • Member, Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association



  • Speaker, “Strategies for Managing New and Emerging Construction Risks”, 16th Annual Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) Road Building Academy, March, 2023
  • Speaker, “Geotechnical, Environmental and Utility-Related Risks”, 15th Annual Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) Road Building Academy, March, 2022