Author Archives: Advocates LLP

Advocates LLP is Growing
Posted on: September 27th, 2022 by

On October 3 Advocates will welcome Felicia R. Lozon as an associate lawyer.

Felicia joins us after practicing in Ottawa with a large national firm. Felicia completed law school in 2020 after graduating with a mechanical engineering degree and working for a year in that field at 3M in London.

We are excited by the synergies

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Advocates’ Lawyers Recognized by their Peers
Posted on: September 15th, 2021 by

The firm congratulates partners Kyle MacLean and Jim LeBer upon being recognized through the annual peer review survey process of Best Lawyers Canada. Kyle has been recognized by lawyers practicing Construction litigation, through Best Lawyers’ peer survey process, the results of which were released this month. We know how our client’s feel about Kyle’s skill

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Advocates LLP is on the Move
Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by

The team at Advocates LLP is excited to be moving to a new purpose-built office space in London’s historic Selby Building, on “Richmond Row” a few blocks north of our current location.

The Selby Building was constructed in 1930 as a commercial / industrial building for the Selby Shoe company of Portsmouth Ohio. In 1939

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New Partner Joins Advocates LLP
Posted on: January 11th, 2021 by

Advocates LLP is proud to announce that associate lawyer Eric Grigg has joined the firm as a partner.

Eric joined the firm just over four years ago, as an associate. Since that time he has proven himself to be an outstanding advocate, appearing on our client’s matters in motions court, at arbitration, in

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COVID-19: Managing Project Delays and Claims
Posted on: March 23rd, 2020 by

Executive Alert:  Advocates LLP argues that Notice of Delay given now and tied to Ontario’s March 17 declaration of a State of Emergency and related MOH social distancing directives – may allow you access to a compensable delay, rather than merely an excusable delay.

A PDF copy of this article may be downloaded here.


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Advocates LLP is Growing
Posted on: September 10th, 2019 by

The firm is excited to announce that Enje Daniels has joined our team as an associate. Enje comes to the firm having received her law degree from Western’s Law School in June 2018. She also has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster. Having proven herself in the

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New Partners Join Advocates LLP
Posted on: January 14th, 2019 by

Advocates LLP is proud to announce that associate lawyers Jeff Van Bakel and Kyle MacLean have joined the firm as partners.

Kyle began working with us at the end of
his articling year. Since then he has consistently demonstrated his growing
skills, aptitude for innovation and sound judgment while working with our team
on all

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Marcia Oliver Elected Secretary of the CBA’s National Construction & Infrastructure Law Section Executive
Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by

Advocates LLP is pleased to congratulate our partner Marcia Oliver on her recent election to Secretary of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Construction & Infrastructure Law Section Executive. The Section focuses its efforts on finding solutions to legal issues impacting the Canadian construction industry. A Certified Specialist in Construction Law and a

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Advocates Partner Marcia Oliver Honoured by her Peers
Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by

The firm is proud to announce that Marcia Oliver has been awarded the Joel Kuchar Award for Professionalism and Civility. This annual award is given to two lawyers chosen by members of the legal profession, who have “consistently demonstrated exemplary commitment to the ideals of professionalism and civility in the practice of law.” We

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Advocates Hit the Road at ORBA
Posted on: February 14th, 2018 by

The firm’s team of Eric Grigg, Kyle MacLean, Jeff Van Bakel, and Jim LeBer will be teaching a day-long workshop at the Ontario Road Builders Association annual “Road Building Academy” in Toronto on Tuesday February 27th. The workshop is principally focused upon contractor’s strategies for dealing with the Ministry of

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