Annual Report 2022-2023

  • July 04, 2023

Summary of Meetings: Construction Law

Number of Meetings Held:6

September 13, 2022
Registration Count: 25
Meeting Title/Topic: 2022-2023 Kick-off Social
Synopsis: The 2022-2023 Construction Law Section Executive invites you to reconnect with your peers and kick off the new Section year.

October 27, 2022
Registration Count Online: 18 In-Person: 15
Guest Speakers: Chris O’Connor and John Logan
Meeting Title/Topic: Construction Dispute Resolution Best Practices
Synopsis: Christopher J. O'Connor, K.C., C.Arb., FCIArb. has extensive experience mediating complex, multi-party disputes. Chris provided invaluable insight on the most effective counsel work to conduct a successful mediation.

December 9, 2022
Registration Count Online: 34 In-Person: 22
Guest Speakers: Stephen Berezowskyj, David Mckenzie, and Mike Preston
Meeting Title/Topic: Construction Contracts and Holiday Cheer
Synopsis: Construction Law kicked off the festive season by connecting peers and reflecting on the evolution of advice concerning construction contracts over the past few years.

February 2, 2023
Registration Count: 39 In-Person: 20
Guest Speakers: Chris Atchison, Matt Pitcairn, and Donna Grant
Meeting Title/Topic: A Look Back and the Way Forward
Synopsis: Chris Atchison, President, BC Construction Association, Matt Pitcairn, Vice President, BC Roadbuilders Association, and Donna Grant, President, Vancouver Regional Construction Association reviewed the year that was 2022, and look ahead to what the future has to offer for the construction industry and its participants.

April 21, 2023
Registration Count Online: 80 In-Person: 19
Guest Speakers: Scott Smith, Nick Smith, and Mike Nienhuis
Meeting Title/Topic: Indigenous Engagement and Partnerships on Construction Projects
Synopsis: Scott Smith of Gowling WLG, Nick Smith of Miller Titerle and Mike Nienhuis of Singleton Reynolds provided an overview of issues and matters to be considered in relation to development, construction and infrastructure projects involving partnerships or consultations with Indigenous groups.

June 22, 2023
Registration Count In-Person: 7
Meeting Title/Topic: Construction Law Social
Synopsis: The Construction Law section wrapped up the term with a networking social at Mahoney's Tavern! Delicious appetizers will be served and drinks can be bought separately at the bar.