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53CE - Construction Lien Act

09 May 2014 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

1.5 ConEd Learning Hours

This session will also be offered Thursday, May 8, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Course Outline

This session looks at the ins and outs of construction lien claims in complex and challenging situations.  Learn how common projects such as condominiums, commercial tenant improvements, and residential subdivisions have special rules that can be tricky for the unwary, and how project owners like municipalities and colleges require careful treatment.  The latest legal updates will be provided including an interesting review of the leading case on liening public infrastructure projects.  Take your basic knowledge of construction liens to a new level in this highly informative session.

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Glenn Ackerley Glenn practises exclusively in the area of construction law. He represents clients from across the construction industry – including public and private owners, developers, contractors, subtrades, suppliers, and consultants – in a variety of construction-related matters. He is regularly consulted about negotiating and preparing construction and consultant contracts, procurement issues, and risk avoidance strategies. When disputes arise, Glenn acts for clients from both the ICI and residential sectors in construction lien and trust claims, bond claims, and construction delay and deficiency claims.

Glenn is active in the industry, participating on boards, committees and working groups to support and improve the industry, such as on the Council of Ontario Construction Associations' Lien Act Subcommittee, and the Ministry of Health/Ontario General Contractors Association Task Force on standard documents. Glenn sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Construction Association, and is the Past Chairman of the Board of the Toronto Construction Association. He has sat on the Executive of the Construction Section of the Ontario Bar Association for many years.