Sharon Vogel is Co-Chair of the Construction and Infrastructure Law group of Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.
Sharon’s construction practice involves construction disputes relating to large-scale infrastructure, industrial, and commercial projects including highways, railways, tunnels, pipelines, mines, industrial facilities, hospitals, manufacturing plants, commercial buildings and condominiums in various jurisdictions.
Sharon specializes in the negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction disputes and has appeared at all levels of court, including the Ontario Superior Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. She also has extensive experience drafting construction contracts on behalf of owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. She is ranked by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top five construction lawyers in the country and was named as one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada in 2017 by Canadian Lawyer.
Sharon is a Certified Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Ontario and is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.
Sharon 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. She and Bruce Reynolds then worked closely with the Ministry of the Attorney General in drafting Bill 142. Bill 142 “An Act to Amend the Construction Lien Act” was unanimously passed in the Ontario Legislative Assembly in December 2017 .
Currently, she and Bruce have been retained to act for the Government of Canada to conduct a review of federal legislation on the issues of prompt payment and adjudication for federal construction projects.
Last updated: March 28, 2018