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Niagara Construction Lawyers

Complete advisory and litigation services covering the lifecycle of construction projects.

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    Complete advisory and litigation services.

    The Construction Law Practice Group provides complete advisory and litigation services for property owners, design professionals, suppliers of building components, products and materials, construction managers, contractors and subcontractors beginning with the bidding process through the solving of disputes by way of trial or alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and arbitration.

    Members of our Construction Law Practice Group represent numerous construction companies and specialize in the drafting of construction contracts, lien registrations and litigation of disputes arising from liens, bond claims and all other construction-related claims. The claims handled by our lawyers are often lien and fee disputes, but can also include trust fund claims, construction delay claims, alleged faulty work and property damage claims, and the architectural and engineering malpractice claims.

    Representing clients in every aspect of the construction industry. Our services include:

    Lien Claims

    Lien Representation

    Construction Contracts

    Maximize Your Interests, Protect Your Interests

    Real estate investments are some of the biggest you will make. Real estate development and construction are some of the most complex activities you will encounter. When the stakes are this high and so much can go wrong, you need a local construction law firm in St. Catharines to protect your interests.

    Minimize risks from when you break ground till you break the champagne bottle after completion with our construction lawyers. Receive practical insight and up-to-date legal advice across all stages of your construction project from a team that has helped shape the Niagara Falls skyline.

    Our construction lawyers near you will provide cost-effective, practical solutions that will keep your project on track. Book a complimentary, no-obligation consultation with a construction dispute attorney to discuss your needs.

    Over 60 Years of Shaping the Niagara and St. Catharines Skylines

    Chown Cairns LLP is one of the largest, most reputed construction law firms in the Niagara region. Over six decades, we have helped businesses like yours complete projects on time, within budget, and minimize risks. Work with a 10-strong team of lawyers supported by experienced legal professionals for complete visibility into your construction project.

    Our members are respected members of the community, associated with entities such as the:

    • Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
    • Niagara Estate Planning Council
    • St. Catharines Rowing Alumni Association
    • Rowing Canada
    • The St. Catharines Downtown Association

    Receive practical construction law advice, prepare for hurdles during the lifecycle of your construction project, and minimize risks with our team.

    Trusted By the Top Construction Businesses

    It is all too easy for a construction project to get mired in laws, policies, and politics. Look ahead to favourable outcomes with a team that guides and represents:

    • Architects and design professionals
    • Products and materials companies
    • Suppliers of building components
    • Municipal departments
    • Property owners
    • Contractors and subcontractors
    • Construction managers
    • Commercial lenders

    If your dispute goes to court, we have the resources to represent you vigorously in negotiation, mediation, settlement, and for construction litigation.

    Guiding Projects Through Competing Interests and Complex Laws

    There is a lot of potential for construction projects to get bogged down—from construction agreements to labour laws—if you don’t work with an experienced team. Our lawyers will help you protect your investment, maximize opportunities, and prepare contingencies to keep your project running smoothly. Book a complimentary professional lawyer consultation to discuss your project and learn how we ensure the continuation and completion of projects.