Construction Law

When it comes to construction law, Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP has an unparalleled depth of experience in advice and litigation. We have applied our skill and knowledge in construction law to strategic alliances, joint ventures, P2 and P3 projects, the Terra Nova oilfield, the Confederation Bridge joining Prince Edward Island to the mainland, and the TransCanada Tower in Calgary. Among our clients are private owners, major international contractors, municipalities, government agencies, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, and equipment and material suppliers.

We handle the legal needs of clients in all types of projects including contractual issues, insurance issues, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Our lawyers are experienced in insurance issues, bonds, warranties, disclaimers, tender proposals and bidding practices, and they handle construction issues of varying sizes and complexity.

We provide ongoing education to our construction clients by offering seminars on the ever-changing legislative framework surrounding environmental law and regulations, occupational health and safety, and other topics of interest.

Our lawyers also teach the construction law course at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law as well as courses for both the Alberta Construction Safety Association and the Legal Education Society of Alberta. We are also perennial presenters at the Construction Super Conference and active members of a number of industry-related organizations including:

  • Edmonton Construction Association
  • Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society
  • Alberta Construction Association
  • Canadian College of Construction Lawyers

We routinely assist our clients with day-to-day business and operational issues including:

  • builders’ liens
  • contract review and negotiation
  • corporate and commercial transactions
  • drafting of contracts
  • employment issues
  • environmental issues
  • labour relations
  • occupational health and safety issues
  • subcontracts and purchase orders