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

Professional Background

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

Cheryl 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.

She 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

  • 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, “Geotechnical, Environmental and Utility-Related Risks”, 15th Annual Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) Road Building Academy, March, 2022