Stephen Berezowskyj co-chairs the firm’s construction and infrastructure team and is recognised by market sources for his impressive work handling sophisticated construction disputes in litigation proceedings.

Who's Who Legal

Rankings

Stephen Berezowskyj is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.

Professional Background

Steve Berezowskyj is Counsel and Co-Chair of our Construction and Infrastructure Law Group. His litigation and dispute resolution practice focuses on insurance defence and construction related disputes.

Steve regularly defends design professionals, contractors in various construction defect, warranty and general liability claims and provides advice to insurers on coverage. He also advises on procurement, builders’ liens and claims for extras and delay.

Steve acts as a fairness advisor and monitor for a range of public procurement projects.

Education

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1998
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 1997

Rankings + Recognitions

  • Recognized in Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a “Litigation Star”.
  • Ranked in the areas of Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers Canada®.
  • Recognized in Who’s Who Legal as a Leading Lawyer in the area of Construction Law.
  • Recognized as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Construction and Product Liability in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
  • Recognized as a leading infrastructure lawyer in the  Lexpert® Special Edition on Infrastructure.

Memberships

  • Fellow, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Insurance Law Section
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Construction Law Section

Community + Volunteering

He is a soccer player and former youth coach looking for work.

Steve has appeared as counsel in all levels of the British Columbia courts and participates regularly in arbitrations, mediations and other forms of dispute resolution.

Publications

Presentations

  • Lecturer – Construction Law, Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Speaker, The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC
  • Presenter, “Differing Site Conditions”, Construction Forum: Lessons From Real Life Experience, October, 2018
  • Presenter, “Introduction to the Builders Lien Act”, AIBC, June, 2018
  • Presenter, “Small Construction Disputes”, CLE Seminar, February 2018
  • Presenter, “An Architect’s Guide to not Getting Sued”, AIBC, May, 2017