Marcia Oliver

partner


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AREAS OF PRACTICE

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Marcia is a partner at Advocates. She practices exclusively in the areas of construction law and defense insurance. Marcia is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Certified Specialist in Construction Law. Marcia is involved in all aspects of construction law including contract negotiation, bond claims, tender claims, construction claims and construction liens. She acts for large sized general contractors engaged in the ICI Sector. With respect to her insurance defense practice, she deals primarily with claims arising out of or related to construction activities and professional liability claims of Engineers.

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 



See Publications & Presentations +

  • November 10, 2015 Osgoode Professional Development – 5th Annual Certificate Course in Construction Law – “Duties and Obligations: the Contractor” – speaker
  • September 22, 2015 Canadian Bar Association Construction and Infrastructure Section – Online CPD – Mediation & Arbitration of Construction Law Disputes
  • March 24, 2015 Ontario Bar Association Construction and Infrastructure Law Section ½ Day CLE – “P3 Procurement – Dispute Resolution” – panel member
  • February 4, 2015 Ontario Bar Association Institute 2015 – Construction Law Section ½ Day Session – “Case Law Update – 2014 A Year in Review for Construction Law” – paper and presentation
  • January 21, 2015 Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems: Construction Contracts for Real Estate Lawyers – “Considerations when using standard form contract documents and Drafting Checklist” – paper & presentation
  • January 8, 2015 Advocates Society – Fire Side Chat Teleseminar – Sirron and Stuart Olsen – Case Law Panel Discussion – panel member
  • November 11, 2014 Ontario Bar Association Life and Law Series: Women Lawyers Sharing Success Stories (London) – “Practice Management, Tips and Tools” – paper and presentation
  • September 20, 2014 Canadian Bar Association – National Construction Law Section Conference – “International Arbitrations” – Panel Member
  • August 27, 2014 Ontario Bar Association – YLD Excelling at Articles (London) – “Managing Clients – 2 Habits of Highly Successful Lawyers” - paper and presentation
  • January 22, 2014 Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems: Construction Contracts for Real Estate Lawyers – “Understanding Different Forms of Construction Contracts” – paper & presentation
  • December 3, 2013 CONSTRUCT Canada Annual National Conference – “They won’t pay me – now what?” – Presentation
  • November 1, 2013 Ontario Bar Association Construction Law Section ½ Day CLE – “ Walking A Mile in Their Boots” – co- program developer and co- facilitator of interactive contract drafting and issue management seminar for construction lawyers
  • August 14, 2013 Ontario Bar Association – YLD Excelling at Articles (London) – “Managing Clients – 2 Habits of Highly Successful Lawyers” - paper and presentation
  • April 26, 2013 Ontario Bar Association Construction Law Section ½ day CLE – “Lien Practice across Ontario” – paper & presentation
  • January 23, 2013 Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems: Construction Lien Essentials - “What do you do when you discover a lien on title” – paper & presentation
  • November 13, 2012 Ontario Bar Association Construction Law Section ½ day CLE – “How to Avoid 1-800 LawPro – Best Practices in Construction Law” – paper & presentation
  • January 18, 2012 Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems: “What Can You Lien For?” – paper and presentation
  • December 7, 2011 Canadian Institute - Construction Law Superconference - “Procurement Update and Mary Carter Developments” - presentation
  • February 22, 2011 Osgoode Professional Development - 4th Annual Conference -Construction Law– “BIM Thinking Outside the Silos – Legal Considerations” - presentation
  • Feb 3, 2011 Ontario Bar Association Institute 2011–Construction Law Section ½ Day Session – “Building Information Modelling Thinking Outside the Silos”–presentation
  • January 12, 2011 Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems – “Deadlines Under the Construction Lien Act, and How to Ensure Compliance” - presentation
  • May 12, 2010 MMPI MMPI Construction Law Update “BIM, Project Delivery Models and Contract Considerations: Thinking Outside the Silos” – presentation
  • September 28, 2010 Canadian Association of Trenchless Technology – Trenchless Contracts Specifications Workshop – “Post Tercon – Its Impact on Tendering Practices” - presentation
  • October 6, 2009 Ontario Bar Association Construction Law Section ½ day CLE - “A “Phat” Paper on Lien Issues – What can you lien for?” paper & presentation