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

    Upcoming Event


    Coffee with Counsel – Ontario Public Buyers Association

    Partner Jeff Scorgie will join the Ontario Public Buyers Association for “Coffee with Counsel” on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. The session will involve a discussion of legal…View Event

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaker, "Coffee with Counsel", Ontario Public Buyers Association, Online, April 11, 2023
    Co-Host, "Tools for Success: A Construction Webinar Series - Season 5", WeirFoulds, Online, March 9 to May 4, 2023
    Speaker, “Construction Law Update: Legal Realities for Today and Tomorrow”, The Buildings Show, November 30, 2022
    Speaker, “Ontario’s New Excess Soils Regulations and Contaminated Sites”, CANECT, November 16, 2022
    Co-Host, "Tools for Success: A Construction Webinar Series - Season 4", WeirFoulds, Online, September 29 to November 10, 2022
    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

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