Jeff Scorgie is a partner in the Construction Practice Group at WeirFoulds with a practice that focuses on drafting and negotiating contracts and advising on other “front end” aspects of construction projects.
Jeff assists his clients in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts and providing advice throughout the course of a project as disputes or issues arise. Jeff has experience reviewing, negotiating and drafting all manner of construction contracts including design-build, construction management, EPC, development, consulting and supply agreements. Jeff also routinely provides strategic advice on procurement, tendering and project structuring. His clients include public and private owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and consultants.
Jeff gives back to the construction industry by providing his knowledge and insight as an instructor of the “Law and Construction Contracts” course at the School of Construction Management and Trades / School of Architectural Studies at George Brown College.
Before joining WeirFoulds, Jeff received a Bachelor of Arts (specializing in Political Science) from the University of Toronto in 2011. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2014.
Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch as an upcoming leading practitioner in Construction Law
Called to the Bar
- Ontario (2015)
- J.D., cum laude, University of Ottawa, 2014
- B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2011
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
Coffee with Counsel – Ontario Public Buyers Association
- Daily Commercial News, “Legal Notes: Understanding early occupancy under the new CDCC contracts“, February 2, 2022