Building and Construction Law

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Building and Construction Law

Building and Construction Law

A construction project can be a complex undertaking, fraught with risks.

HLF can help you identify the risks early.

We can help you be proactive.
We can advise you about how to prevent these risks from happening in the first place, and if they do happen, how to effectively deal with them.

By careful strategic planning, we can help you to protect your business from unexpected events, to minimize undesirable occurrences and to maximize success.

We can draft you construction contract.

We can negotiate on your behalf with various parties in the construction chain.

We can advise you about the complexities of Ontario’s Construction Lien Act and other pertinent Ontario laws with which you might be unfamiliar.

We can help you to avoid pitfalls that might arise in your particular project. We can provide a legal and practical perspective on your strategic planning.

We can advise you about the various provincial and municipal laws governing the construction of new projects. Local building codes set specific standards for construction.

Before construction commences, the property developer generally has to get building permits and regulatory approvals and pay any applicable fees.

We provide legal and strategic advice to various stakeholders in building and construction projects, including:

  • architects
  • builders
  • contractors
  • consultants to the construction industry
  • developers
  • engineers
  • facility and operations managers
  • property managers
  • property owners and subcontractors.

Our expert lawyers at HLF can share their knowledge and experience so that you can protect your business, achieve your goals, and increase your profitability, even in these unpredictable financial times.

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