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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Paved With Good Intentions: Ensuring Payments Comply with CLA Trust Provisions
Posted on: January 5th, 2016 by

The decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Robert Nicholson Construction Co. v. Edgecon Construction Inc. underscores the importance of ensuring that payments by owners and contractors to their subcontractors or suppliers are made in compliance with the trust provisions of the Construction Lien Act. Payments made to a third party outside of the

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