Faren Bogach is an experienced litigator at WeirFoulds with a practice that focuses 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 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 also the Chair of WeirFoulds Women, a program focused on promoting a positive, successful and diverse working environment.

  • Correct v Lehman 2018 ONCA 46
  • 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)

Howard Pye Memorial Scholarship in Law

Instructor, George Brown College

Former Member, Associates and Students Committee, WeirFoulds LLP

Called to the Bar
  • Ontario (2008)
Education
  • LL.B., Dalhousie University, 2007
  • B.A., University of Western Ontario, 2004
Affiliations
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Association of Women in Construction
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • OBA Construction Law Section Executive (Member at Large)

Corporate Directorship

Brenyon Way Charitable Foundation

Ridgeford Charitable Foundation

Past, Alterna Savings and Credit Union

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “A Summary of Recent Changes to the Ontario Construction Act”, Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, Toronto, March 27-28, 2019
Panelist, "Construction Law: Arbitration and Adjudication Advocacy", The Advocates' Society, Toronto, April 30, 2019
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
Speaker, "Subcontractor Lawyer Questions", Construction Corporate Counsel Forum, November 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

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