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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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Sharon Vogel concentrates her practice on dispute resolution, representing owners, contractors and developers before all levels of court. She also capably handles ADR, such as mediation. Market observers highlight her experience and knowledge of the space.
Sharon Vogel receives widespread praise for her expertise in construction disputes related to infrastructure matters.
Who’s Who Legal
Sharon is a leading voice and changemaker in construction law. She is authoritative, engaged and dedicated.
Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Sharon Vogel is a “first-rate construction lawyer” who is recognized for her extensive expertise in construction disputes, which spans litigation as well as mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Who's Who Legal
A well-established construction lawyer with significant involvement in disputes in the sector. One client stated: “She understands how to analyse a problem, how to recognize the challenges of your position and how to strategize around that,” adding that “she’s very practical and gives very business-minded advice.”
A long-standing figure in the market whose deep expertise in construction disputes distinguish her as a go-to player for a wide range of contentious matters.
The “excellent” Sharon Vogel is a top construction disputes lawyer who leaves sources “very impressed” with her work on the litigation and arbitration of construction disputes.
Sharon Vogel is “the model of a trusted adviser,” sources say, adding: “She has the ability to spot legal and commercial issues that others don’t.” She is highlighted for her prominent role in legislative developments, and has further practice expertise in handling disputes for a variety of municipal and private clients. Market participants consider her to be “a true expert in construction law, who is able to provide guidance in a business sense.”
“Sharon Vogel is an experienced litigator in the construction field, and is able to synthesize information quickly.” “She takes that strategic vision and moulds it into something practical.”
Sharon Vogel is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.
Sharon Vogel has been recognized for her success at settling disputes relating to large-scale infrastructure, industrial and commercial projects. Among the many professional acknowledgments she has recently received, she was recognized as one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada by Canadian Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal rates her one of the top three construction lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Litigation has named her Construction Lawyer of the Year (twice) and one of the top 25 women in litigation, and she is ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global. She is certified as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Ontario and is a fellow of the Canadian and American Colleges of Construction Lawyers and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Sharon is a named partner at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP, co-chairs the firm’s construction and infrastructure practice group, and is a member of the Management Committee. Her expertise includes negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction disputes, including construction liens, breach of contract, delays, surety bonds, construction insurance, and architects’ and engineers’ errors and omissions.
She has served as counsel to numerous government agencies, municipalities, private owners, and contractors to successfully manage delays and other legal issues on high-profile transportation, transit, energy, hospitals, mines, manufacturing facilities, water and wastewater, schools, and industrial, commercial, and institutional projects.
Together with her colleague Bruce Reynolds, she has played an important role in helping the Ontario government modernize the province’s construction law and helping to shape the Construction Act. Among the changes to the legislation are the creation of a prompt payment framework and the introduction of a mandatory dispute resolution system.
Sharon was also retained as co-counsel by the federal government to assist in the introduction of new legislation on prompt payment and adjudication. She co-authored the independent expert report Building a Federal Framework for Prompt Payment and Adjudication.
She is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, teaching International Construction Law. She is co-author of the text, A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law.
• Bar Admission, Ontario
• Master of laws, University of Auckland
• Bachelor of laws, University of Toronto
• Bachelor of arts, McMaster University
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