Glenn Ackerley, a Partner at WeirFoulds LLP, has been elected Chairman of the Toronto Construction Association.
Glenn Ackerley exclusively practises construction law in all aspects of projects and related disputes. He often fills the role of a “project lawyer”, providing ongoing advice from start to completion. He represents clients from across the construction industry – including public and private owners, contractors, subtrades, suppliers, and consultants – in a variety of construction-related matters.
Ackerley is regularly consulted about negotiating and preparing construction and consultant contracts, procurement and tendering issues, and risk avoidance strategies. He acts for clients from both the ICI and residential sectors in construction lien and trust claims, bond claims and construction delay and deficiency claims.
He is active in the industry, participating on boards, committees and working groups to support and improve the industry. A Director of the Toronto Construction Association and former Vice-Chair – Finance, he also sits on the Executive of the Construction Section of the Ontario Bar Association, and has been a member of the Ontario Construction Advisory Council and the COCA Lien Act Subcommittee.
Appreciating the important role played by alternative dispute resolution in the construction industry, Glenn has been trained in and is experienced with mediation and arbitration, acting as counsel, mediator and arbitrator.