Author Archives: Advocates LLP

Marcia Oliver inducted into the prestigious Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
Posted on: May 26th, 2017 by

Advocates LLP is so pleased to announce that Marcia J. Oliver, one of the firm’s partners is being inducted into the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers this weekend at the Annual Meeting of the College in Quebec City. This honour is extended only by invitation of the members of the College, and is

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Welcome Eric Grigg!
Posted on: December 7th, 2016 by

We are pleased to announce that Eric Grigg has joined Advocates LLP as a seasoned associate lawyer.

Before joining Advocates LLP, Eric articled and practiced in the London office of a national business law firm.

Eric’s litigation practice incorporates a wide range of commercial matters, with an emphasis on construction litigation, business disputes, the defence of

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Construction Lien Act Review Process
Posted on: May 3rd, 2016 by

Aon Risk Solutions Construction Lien Act Review Process

Aon, in partnership with the London and District Construction Association (LDCA), was pleased to sponsor a breakfast meeting for its construction clients and LDCA members on November 25, 2015. This meeting was held to discuss Ontario’s Construction Lien Act review process that is currently underway.

The informative and

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April 14, 2016: Marcia Oliver speaking at OBA YLD Mentor Round Table
Posted on: March 22nd, 2016 by

Marcia Oliver will be at the Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyer Division (Southwest) Mentor Round Table Discussion and Beer Tasting event to be held at Toboggan Brewery in London, Ontario.

For more information or to register see the OBA page here.

March 9, 2016: Marcia Oliver speaking at LSUC Construction Lien Essentials 2016
Posted on: March 2nd, 2016 by

Marcia Oliver will be at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s “Practice Gems: Construction Lien Essentials 2016” to be held in Toronto, Ontario on March 9, 2016.

For more information or to register see the LSUC page.

Feb 25, 2016: Jim LeBer leading ORBA Road Builder Academy Workshop (Ottawa)
Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by

Jim LeBer will be leading another Advocates full day workshop for the ORBA Road Builder Academy in Ottawa speaking again about all aspects of advancing and pursuing disputed claims for compensation under the MTO contract documents with the new Referee provisions.

Feb 18, 2016: Advocates LLP leading ORBA Road Builder Academy Workshop (Toronto)
Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by

The team of Jim LeBer, David Swift, Angelo D’Ascanio and Kyle MacLean will be leading a full day workshop in Toronto for the Ontario Road Builders Association Road Builder Academy speaking about all aspects of identifying, notifying, preparing and presenting claims under the MTO contract documents, and addressing the impact of

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Feb 01, 2016: Jim LeBer Speaking at the 90th Ontario Road Builders Association Convention
Posted on: February 1st, 2016 by

Jim LeBer will be speaking at the 89th Ontario Road Builders Association Convention in Toronto on the topic of Dispute Resolution – particularly focusing upon resolving disputed claims with MTO under the new General Condition 3.14 Issue Resolution Procedures with the pending new Referee provisions which are being introduced for the first time in

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