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Helmut Johannsen is a leading figure in the Canadian construction landscape. He represents an array of market participants in litigation, mediation and arbitration. His broad practice also includes advising on construction contracts, from drafting to tendering.
Helmut Johannsen is a leading name in construction dispute resolution with a long-standing reputation in the market.
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Helmut Johannsen is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.
Helmut Johannsen is Counsel and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction and Infrastructure Law Groups and Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.
His transactional and dispute resolution practice focuses on all aspects of law related to construction, engineering and procurement.
He has acted as counsel on complex civil litigation cases and arbitrations involving construction, engineering, procurement and technical matters.
Helmut assists clients in the areas of:
His dispute resolution practice includes negotiation, litigation, arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes. He is a Chartered Arbitrator (ADR Institute of Canada) and acted as sole arbitrator, arbitration tribunal member, and chair of arbitration tribunals on a number of construction and engineering disputes. He is currently one of two Vice-Chairs of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association.
In addition to being a Lawyer and Arbitrator, Helmut previously worked as and still remains a Registered Professional Engineer with a background in geotechnical, structural and municipal engineering. This complementary knowledge and experience in engineering and construction, including ability to read and understand drawings and technical specifications, and his experience in dispute resolution, allows Helmut to act effectively as an arbitrator or adjudicator, and to provide clients with strategic advice not only in early resolution of disputes but also, prior to award of contracts, to assist clients in identifying and mitigating risks and minimizing disputes during performance of the contracts.
Procurement, Negotiation and Preparation of Contracts:
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Dispute Resolution – Alternative Dispute Resolution:
Publications | Dec 21, 2017
Case Studies | Nov 29, 2017
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