The Aird & Berlis Construction Group represents private and public clients on the full range of construction-related activities, from contract creation to the tendering process to defining relationships with consultants to providing day-to-day legal resources throughout the construction of small and large projects.
Construction and development agreements are the core of any project. Our focus is on assisting clients in cost management through the implementation and proper execution of contractual relationships. We advise on the full range of construction-related activities, such as bidding, tendering, and negotiating and drafting contracts.
Aird & Berlis also has extensive experience with conventional and alternative financing projects, as well as a broad range of experience with engineering, procurement and construction contracts. We frequently advise clients on issues relating to retaining experts in sustainable design and construction as well as LEED issues.
If issues arise with a construction contract or any other aspect of a project, we act quickly to minimize the loss of time and money. Our extensive experience and reputation in the field allow us to address and resolve issues without sacrificing the ongoing relationships between the parties. Whether related to constructions liens, delays or design issues, we act for our clients in the court system as well as through alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and commercial arbitration.
We have extensive expertise in construction liens, and served on the Attorney General’s advisory committee on the proposed amendments to the Construction Lien Act. We ensure that any liens registered on properties are handled in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.
We also have extensive experience advising clients on insurance requirements, surety and bonds.
Our multi-disciplinary team of experts practise in the areas of real estate, litigation, infrastructure, and municipal and land use planning.