Faren has significant expertise helping clients navigate through a broad range of complex disputes. She works with clients from across the construction pyramid including owners, contractors, consultants, subcontractors and trades. She has experience with project strategy, as well as, lien, contract, procurement, professional negligence, and delay claims. Faren has appeared before all levels of the Ontario Superior Court and Federal Court. 

Faren uses a practical approach when handling disputes and is able to  identify issues  and work with her clients to provide innovative solutions. She is dedicated to guiding her clients through the whole process from contract formation, project strategy, and if necessary litigation. It is this approach that has led to Faren successfully solving and resolving a myriad of concerns and disputes on behalf of her clients. 

Faren is committed to the construction industry and is a former director of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction. She has also taught the Law and Construction Contracts course at George Brown College, School of Construction Management and Trades, and School of Architectural Studies.

Faren is currently also a director of Brenyon Way Charitable Foundation and Ridgeford Charitable Foundation, not for profit organizations that provide quality affordable housing to residents of the City of Toronto.

Faren is the Chair of WeirFoulds Women, a program focused on promoting a positive, successful and diverse working environment and a member of the Associates and Students Committee at WeirFoulds.

Faren Bogach is an experienced litigator at WeirFoulds with a focus on construction and infrastructure. 

Faren has significant expertise helping clients navigate through a broad range of complex disputes. She works with clients from across the construction pyramid including owners, contractors, consultants, subcontractors and trades. She has experience with project strategy, as well as, lien, contract, procurement, professional negligence, and delay claims. Faren has appeared before all levels of the Ontario Superior Court and Federal Court. 

Faren uses a practical approach when handling disputes and is able to  identify issues  and work with her clients to provide innovative solutions. She is dedicated to guiding her clients through the whole process from contract formation, project strategy, and if necessary litigation. It is this approach that has led to Faren successfully solving and resolving a myriad of concerns and disputes on behalf of her clients. 

Faren is committed to the construction industry and is a former director of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction. She has also taught the Law and Construction Contracts course at George Brown College, School of Construction Management and Trades, and School of Architectural Studies.

Faren is currently also a director of Brenyon Way Charitable Foundation and Ridgeford Charitable Foundation, not for profit organizations that provide quality affordable housing to residents of the City of Toronto.

Faren is the Chair of WeirFoulds Women, a program focused on promoting a positive, successful and diverse working environment and a member of the Associates and Students Committee at WeirFoulds.

Reported Cases

Correct v Lehman 2018 ONCA 462

Correct v Jeffrey Lehman 2016 ONSC 6183

Walsh Construction v. Chartis Insurance Co. of Canada, 2016 ONSC 3539

Walsh Construction v. Chartis Insurance Co. of Canada, 2016 ONSC 2793

Vaughan Community Health Centre Corp. v. Annibale, 2015 ONSC 3107

Vaughan Community Health Centre Corp. v. Annibale, (2015), 42 B.L.R. (5th) 326

Vaughan Community Health Centre Corp. v. Annibale, 2014 ONSC 6069

Greek Canadian Community of Peel & Halton v. Clergy Properties Ltd., 2015 ONSC 2912

Greek Canadian Community of Peel & Halton v. Clergy Properties Ltd., (2014) 48 R.P.R. (5th) 120

Peel & Halton v. Clergy Properties Ltd., (2014) 48 R.P.R. (5th) 120

Sobeys Capital Inc. v. Sentinel (Sherbourne) Land Corp., 2014 ONSC 7090

1634584 Ontario Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General) (2014), 22 B.L.R. (5th) 118

1634584 Ontario Inc. v Canada (Attorney General), 2013 ONSC 6664

180 University Residential Limited Partnership v. Yours Asia Corp., 2014 ONSC 1761

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Co. v. Coote [Application / Notice of Appeal], 2014 CarswellNat 5760 (WLCan)

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Co. v. Coote [Application / Notice of Appeal], 2014 CarswellNat 5759 (WLCan)

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Co. v. Coote [Application / Notice of Appeal], 2014 CarswellNat 5758 (WLCan)

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Co. v. Coote (2014), 459 N.R. 174

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company v Coote, 2013 FC 643

Coote v. Lawpro Professional Indemnity Co. (2013), 454 N.R. 205

Coote v. Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Co., 2013 FCA 143

Steinberg v. Ellis Entertainment Corp., 2012 ONCA 362, [2012] 100 C.C.E.L. (3d) 287, 111 O.R. (3d) 303

Steinberg v. Ellis Entertainment Corp., 2011 CarswellOnt 15849 (WLCan)

Correct Group Inc. v. Barrie (City), 2014 ONSC 1485

Correct Group Inc. v City of Barrie, 2013 ONSC 4477

Hadani v. Hadani, 2010 CarswellOnt 5572 (WLCan)

Combined Air v Flesch, 2011 ONCA 764

Molloy v Ozdemir, 2011 CarswellOnt 13031

Ontario v Coote, 2011 ONCA 764

Ontario v Coote, 2011 ONCA 563

Ontario v. Coote, 2011 ONCA 562

Hollinger Inc. (Re), 2011 ONCA 579

Hollinger Inc. Re, 2011 84 C.B.R. (5th) 70

Bank of Montreal v Frankie Tomatto's Woodbine Inc., 2010 ONCA 631
 
Frankie Tomatto's Woodbine Inc. v  Moneris Solutions Corp., 2010 ONCA 631

Parker v. Casalese, (2010), 268 O.A.C. 378

Parker v. Casalese, 2010 ONSC 2866

Parker v Casalese, 2010 ONSC 5636, [2010] 99 C.L.R. (3d) 1

Serratore v. 1634394 Ontario Ltd., 2010 ONSC 3948

Serratore v. 1634394 Ontario Ltd., 2009 CarswellOnt 7580 (WLCan)

 

Publications

"From the Ground Up: Legal Issues for Women Entrepreneurs Roundup", WeirFoulds, June 2014 (with Karsten Lee)

"Have You Complied With The AODA's Customer Service Standard? Time is Running Out", WeirFoulds LLP Client Update, November 2012

"Working in Canada: An Overview of Employment Law", WeirFoulds LLP, October 2011 (with Krista Chaytor, Albert Formosa, Sean Foran, Les O'Connor, Maralynne Monteith, John Wilkinson, Raj Anand, and N. William Ross)

"The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act - Customer Service Standard", WeirFoulds LLP Client Update, July 2011 (with N. William Ross)

"Legislative Update: Toronto Transit Commission Labour Disputes Resolution Act", WeirFoulds LLP, April 2011

"Case Law Update: Credifinance Securities Limited v DSLC Capital Corp", WeirFoulds LLP Litigation Update, March 2011

"Case Law Update: Vancouver (City) v. Zhang", (2010) 325 D.L.R. (4th) 313 (B.C.C.A.) (Released 19 October 2010), January 2011

"Examinations in Aid of Execution", Ontario Bar Association, Remedies Fast Forward, 2007.

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Bill 142, Construction Lien Amendment Act", Sealant and Waterproofing Association, Richmond Hill. ON, May 3, 2018

Speaker, "The New Construction Act (Bill 142) Forum", WeirFoulds LLP and the Construction Corporate Counsel Forum, Toronto, ON, December 9, 2017

Co-Presenter, "Overtime: A Ticking Timebomb", WeirFoulds LLP Employment & Labour Group Annual Client Seminar", April 14, 2016

Co-Presenter, "Startup Legal Basics", Founder Institute, February 2015 (Hayley Peglar)

Instructor, Law and Construction Contracts, George Brown College, School of Construction Management and Trades, and School of Architectural Studies, 2012 - present

WeirFoulds Client Seminar on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA), February 29, 2012

WeirFoulds Client Seminar on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA), December 7, 2011

 

Awards & Recognition

Howard Pye Memorial Scholarship in Law

Professional Activities

Instructor, George Brown College

Affiliations

OBA Construction Law Section Executive (Member at Large)

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Canadian Association of Women in Construction

Toronto Lawyers Association

 

Corporate Directorship

Brenyon Way Charitable Foundation

Ridgeford Charitable Foundation

Past, Alterna Savings and Credit Union

Partner

Toronto
Direct 416.947.5078
Fax 416.365.1876
fbogach@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Litigation

Construction Law

Employment Law

Called to the Bar
Ontario, 2008
Education
Dalhousie University
2007 LL.B.

University of Western Ontario
2004 B.A.

Awards & Recognition
Howard Pye Memorial Scholarship in Law
Professional Activities
Instructor, George Brown College
Affiliations

OBA Construction Law Section Executive (Member at Large)

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Canadian Association of Women in Construction

Toronto Lawyers Association

 

Corporate Directorship

Brenyon Way Charitable Foundation

Ridgeford Charitable Foundation

Past, Alterna Savings and Credit Union

Called to the Bar

Ontario, 2008

Education

Dalhousie University
2007 LL.B.

University of Western Ontario
2004 B.A.