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Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP is recognized as a leader in construction and infrastructure, insurance, commercial litigation, real estate and business law.
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John Singleton Q.C. is endorsed as a long-standing figure in Canadian construction. He has advised on the construction of key development across Western Canada from the firm’s BC office. His practice includes a focus on ADR and he is often involved in arbitrations and mediations in the sector.
John Singleton Q.C. is a standout figure at the construction bar with deep expertise in handling complex disputes.
Who’s Who Legal
The “formidable” John Singleton Q.C. boasts significant expertise in the sector and is highlighted by peers as a “first-class construction lawyer” who stands “at the top” of the field.
Who's Who Legal
A distinguished construction practitioner in Western Canada who enjoys an excellent reputation as an arbitrator and mediator. He is described as “one of the best,” and is appreciated for offering “straightforward advice.”
John Singleton is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.
John Singleton is a principal legal figure in the country’s construction industry, having played key roles in major developments across Western Canada. He founded the firm in Vancouver, in 1982, with a vision of creating a practice that would stand out for its expertise in construction and infrastructure law. Today, Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP serves clients across the country and is recognized internationally for its knowledge and insight.
As managing partner of the firm, John has acted as counsel in precedent-setting cases involving insurance, construction, liability and environmental matters. He offers extensive experience in major infrastructure projects and public private partnerships, as well as complex commercial disputes.
John is an accomplished mediator and arbitrator. He earned the chartered arbitrator designation (C.Arb) from the ADR Institute of Canada, and over the past decade has served as fairness advisor on more than 70 infrastructure projects, ranging from the construction of hospitals and hydro energy enterprises, to the building of the RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C.
He has dedicated significant time to sharing his knowledge through academia and professional journals. He is an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia and the Thompson Rivers University, and was a visiting lecturer at Stanford University’s law school.
John is consistently recognized as a leader in the construction legal field, regularly earning top rankings from Lexpert, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Martindale-Hubbell and others. Benchmark Canada has designated him a “litigation star” and Chambers Canada recently labelled him a “top gun.”
Outside of the firm, John maintains a long-term relationship with Arts Umbrella, the not-for-profit arts education centre dedicated to inspiring children and young adults. Over the past 20 years he has served as a member of the organization’s board, as president and as legal advisor.
John has served as board member , president and legal advisor during the past two decades to the Arts Umbrella, a remarkable organization offering music, dance and visual and performing arts programs to over 20,000 children and young adults each year.
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