Construction Law: The Builders’ Liens Act

Understanding the purpose and function of the Manitoba Builders’ Liens Act is a valuable asset in the construction industry. Be at the forefront of this topic as we discuss the types of construction activity which create lien rights, the process and procedure of registering a lien claim, enforcement of lien claims, the proper administration of holdbacks, and a review of trust provisions arising under the Act. This session also includes a discussion on some of the most recent lien cases to come before the Courts in Manitoba and across Canada.


For more information about the series of Construction Law sessions: Construction Law Breakfast Series 2017-2018


The session is ideal for: Management, owners, procurement professionals, project managers, supervisors and support staff.


Facilitator: Jonathan Woolley, Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Jon’s practice is focused primarily on construction law and civil litigation, currently providing advice to owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in all aspects of construction law. Jon has experience in the drafting and negotiation of construction agreements, procurement matters, tendering issues, construction insurance issues, and builders’ liens, as well as providing advocacy services for mediations, arbitrations, regulatory proceedings, and litigation. Jon also provides general commercial litigation and dispute resolution services with respect to insurance, landlord and tenant, and environmental matters.

  • November 10, 2017
    8:30 am - 11:00 am
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Venue:   Winnipeg Construction Association - Burnell Room

1447 Waverley St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 0P7