Stuart B. Hankinson

Webnesh Haile



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.

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.