Jeff Scorgie



Jeff Scorgie

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
    • The Advocates' Society
    • Young Construction Leaders

    Upcoming Event


    The Buildings Show 2022 – Buildings Canada

    Partners Glenn Ackerley and Jeff Scorgie will attend The Buildings Show 2022, a conference of expert led-seminars, informative panels and thought-provoking roundtables, on Wednesday, November 30th –…View Event

    Speaking Engagements

    Co-Speaker (with Krista Chaytor), "A Conversation About Contracts – Emerging Trends and Challenges", EACC Annual General Meeting & Conference, May 26, 2022
    Speaker, "Municipal Infrastructure Projects Update," WeirFoulds, Online, April 25, 2022
    Co-Speaker (with Krista Chaytor), "New CCA 1-2021 Stipulated Price Subcontract & Best Practices: What you need to know”, Webinar, Barrie Construction Association, March 24, 2022
    Co-Host, "Tools for Success: A Construction Webinar Series - Season 3", WeirFoulds, Online, March 10 to April 28, 2022
    Co-Speaker (with Michael Swartz), "New CCA 1-2021 Stipulated Price Subcontract & Best Practices: What you need to know”, Webinar, Link2Build, March 23, 2022
    Speaker, "The Construction Record – Episode 122: Surety and Bonding Part 3 Rapid Fire Edition", Construct Canada, Online, June 4, 2021
    Speaker, "Excess Soils Regulation 406/19 Webinar", Ontario Public Buyers Association, Online, June 3, 2021
    Co-Speaker (with Michael Swartz), " New CCDC 2 – Stipulated Price Contract & Contract Best Practices: What you need to know”, Webinar, Kingston Construction Association, March 10, 2021
    Co-Host, "Tools for Success: A Construction Webinar Series", WeirFoulds, Online, April 1-June 10, 2021
    Panelist, "Digging In: Three Months Later… Ontario’s New Regulation for Excess Soil (Part 2)", WeirFoulds LLP, Online, March 25, 2021

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