Stuart B. Hankinson

Nicholas Reynolds

Webnesh Haile



Jesse Gardner

James Little

Sharon Vogel

Bruce Reynolds

Mark C. Stacey

John R. Singleton

David Edinger

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Founded in 1982 on a construction litigation platform, the firm continues to draw a large volume of assignments related to the construction and infrastructure law. We are proud to provide service to our clients in a variety of industries.

Given our team of highly skilled, experienced and industry-recognized lawyers, our clients are assured they are in strong, capable hands. We are proud to provide service to our clients in a variety of industries related to the construction and infrastructure industry.

Bruce Reynolds, Sharon Vogel, Nicholas Reynolds and Natasha Rodrigues contribute the Canada Construction chapter of Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through series. This publication provides comparative analysis and expert insight into construction law and practice, offering a detailed overview of the laws, regulations and common procedure across a range of international jurisdictions. In addition to construction, topics covered include: local insights on foreign entry into the local market; licensing procedures; competition and bribery considerations; contract and insurance matters (including in relation to PPPs, PFIs, and joint ventures); tort claims; indemnities; labour and closure of operations; rights to payment; force majeure; dispute resolution mechanisms; environmental law; applicable investment treaties, tax treaties, currency controls, and revenue, profit and investment removal controls; and recent trends. The Canada Construction chapter is available here: 2024 Construction – Canada.

Bruce ReynoldsSharon Vogel, and Lauren Gruenberger also provide a comprehensive overview of construction law in Canada as part of Legal 500’s Country Comparative Guide series. This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of construction laws and regulations applicable in Canada. The guide is available here: Legal 500 – Canada – Construction.

Bruce ReynoldsSharon VogelNicholas Reynolds and Natasha Rodrigues review key principles of construction law and legal practice, including developments in applicable legislation, standard form contracts, COVID-19, and alternative dispute resolution in the Chambers and Partners Construction Law 2023 Global Practice Guide.

The Goal of The Construction Group

Our construction lawyers draw on their experience to provide clients with cost effective and innovative solutions to the wide variety of construction issues they face in their day-to-day operations. We have designed risk management and loss-control programs for a variety of participants in the industry and have represented our clients at all levels of the courts in Canada. The firm offers clients a complete project lifecycle service, developed through involvement in all stages of the construction process.

Examples of Activities

Our team has unparalleled depth and experience in understanding and resolving the multiple legal issues faced by the construction and infrastructure industries. Some examples of our experience includes:


  • Arbitration of domestic and international construction disputes
  • Claims for compensation, delay, extras and loss of productivity
  • Claims in relation to architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and geotechnical matters
  • Regulatory and civil claims involving environmental contamination and regulatory issues
  • Construction lien claims and drafting of new Construction Act in Ontario
  • Negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of a wide variety of construction claims
  • Acting as counsel in disputes relating to procurement and tendering issues
  • Bonding claims
  • Construction insolvency
  • Recovery of assets


  • Drafting RFQs, RFPs and other procurement documents
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Infrastructure and mega‑project advice
  • Public‑private partnerships
  • Construction insurance, including professional liability coverage

Alternative Dispute Resolution

We are regularly engaged in dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration, dispute resolution boards, referees and litigation in matters involving construction deficiencies, design errors and project delays.