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Bruce Reynolds is Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP and a Partner in the firm’s Construction and Infrastructure Practice Group.
He is highly specialized in the resolution of construction claims, liens, surety bond claims, insurance claims, product liability issues, and architects’ and engineers’ E & O issues, as well as project procurement and contracts for industrial and infrastructure projects such as public private partnerships, and construction, engineering, architectural, and equipment supply contracts.
Bruce acted as co-counsel for the Ontario Government in conducting a review of Ontario’s Construction Lien Act and prepared a report, Striking the Balance: Expert Review of the Construction Lien Act. He and Sharon Vogel then worked closely with the Ministry of the Attorney General in drafting The New Construction Act which included 98 out of the 101 recommendations presented in their report. This Act introduced prompt payment and adjudication which is a significant development for the construction industry.
Over the same period, he acted as lead counsel on two ICC mining arbitrations, served as the President of an ICC Panel arbitrating a major dispute in respect of a gas-fired turbine project, and acted as lead counsel in the renegotiation of two major contracts for a massive hydroelectric project.
Bruce is a Certified Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Ontario. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian and American Colleges of Construction Lawyers, and is a past Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association. He currently serves as Program Chair of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers.
Last updated: Feb 2019