Annual Report 2023-2024

  • May 16, 2024

Summary of Meetings: Construction Law

Number of Meetings Held:4

September 21, 2023
Online Registration Count: 41
In-Person Registration Count: 23
Guest Speakers: Ali Fard, Senior Managing Director, Ankura
Meeting Title/Topic: Dark Arts of Construction Delay
Synopsis: Ali Fard, Senior Managing Director of Ankura, discusses the causes and effects of delays in a construction project.

November 21, 2023
Online Registration Count: 89
In-Person Registration Count: 10
Guest Speakers: Marc MacEwing, Associate Counsel, Clyde & Co LLP and Seema Lal, Partner, Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Builders Liens Update
Synopsis: Seema Lal, Partner and Marc MacEwing provide an overview of recent builder’s lien caselaw as well as a review of the status of amendments to builders lien legislation in B.C. and across the country.

February 21, 2024
Online Registration Count: 78
In-Person Registration Count: 11
Guest Speakers: Benjamin Kent, Vice President, Marsh Canada, Brian Rhodes, Partner, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP, Jonathan J. Weisman, Partner, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP, and Ryan Matheson, Senior Vice President and National Construction Placement Leader at Marsh Canada
Meeting Title/Topic: How to Properly Insure and Defend a Construction Party
Synopsis: Yvonne Pietraroia and Benjamin Kent share their expertise on risk management strategies specific to a construction project and advising your clients. Brian Rhodes and Jonathan J. Weisman discuss defending construction site participants and more.

May 16, 2024
In-Person Registration Count: 22
Meeting Title/Topic: Year-End Networking Event
Synopsis: An annual spring networking event at Mahony's Tavern. Enjoy an evening filled with delicious canapes and opportunities to mingle with colleagues. Construct connections that last a lifetime!