Summary

Construction projects and associated employment will remain at record-high levels in Canada for the next decade. Whether you are developing infrastructure projects, or providing professional services as specialized contractors, it is crucial to negotiate contracts and agreements that minimize risks and reduce costs. BLG's Contracts Group offers you precise legal guidance in drafting all forms of documents related to a project's life cycle, delivery methods and procurement processes.

Our Contracts Group provides the right advice on all aspects of:

  • Construction projects, including drafting and negotiating agreements, contracts, RFQs, RFPs and tenders; advice on public-private partnership and other infrastructure projects; and construction risk management
  • Engineering law, including drafting and negotiating services agreements, professional liability, claims arising from environmental damage and construction disputes, engineering risk management, and professional errors and omissions insurance policies
  • Surety bonding law including claims, project risk management, negotiations and litigation
  • Fidelity and fraud matters, including bond claims, international investment fraud, civil fraud and conspiracy, bankruptcy fraud, misappropriation and kickback schemes, and employee fraud

As part of a full-service law firm, members of the Contracts Group work closely with our lawyers in other specialized areas, including tax, mergers and acquisitions, banking, capital markets, competition, insurance, employment and litigation. We can also quickly assemble teams to handle complex commercial transactions, such as establishing public private partnerships and alliance financing.

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