Our organization, and all its members, benefit from the expertise in commercial and construction law provided by representatives of two eminent Canadian legal firms: De Grandpré Chait, and Miller Thomson. These veteran legal professionals play an important role on our Contracts Committee, which is responsible for creating ACEC's standard forms of agreement and other important documents for distribution to our members.
De Grandpré Chait LLP, Montréal
DE GRANDPRÉ CHAIT LLP, located in Montreal, has one of the largest legal departments in Quebec specializing in construction, infrastructure and real estate development. The firm represents numerous major international and Canadian engineering firms and other design professionals on projects located in Quebec, elsewhere in Canada, the United States and overseas. The firm is recognized for its excellence in both contractual matters and dispute resolution, whether acting for A/E, for owners/developers or for contractors. In recent years, they have been particularly active in more complex design-build projects, including PPPs.
Miller Thomson LLP, Vancouver
Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's largest national law firms, with over 470 lawyers practicing in numerous areas of law, including construction law, from nine offices across the country. The firm offers a complete range of business, advocacy and personal legal services to corporations, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, governments, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Through strategic growth, Miller Thomson has added enhanced capabilities, depth and resources in many core and specialty areas of expertise in the firm.