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This website was created as a resource for construction industry stakeholders and property owners to monitor construction law updates related to COVID-19.

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About the Editor

Ivan Merrow is a construction lawyer and litigator at Glaholt Bowles LLP in Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Ivan’s practice focuses on providing exceptional legal service to organizations and individuals in the construction industry. He represents clients at every level of the construction supply chain, including developers, owners, general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, engineers, and architects. Ivan most frequently acts in disputes involving contracts, liens, trusts, bonds, delay claims, deficiencies and professional negligence.

Ivan seeks to resolve disputes efficiently through a combination of advocacy, alternative dispute resolution and negotiation. He has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and has acted in ad hoc arbitrations arising from large-scale infrastructure projects. In addition to his law degree, Ivan holds an M.B.A. degree from Queen’s University. When clients require proactive advice relating to construction contracts, procurement processes and design agreements, Ivan provides business-oriented insight through the lens of a litigator.

Outside of the firm, Ivan serves as an executive of the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Ontario Bar Association. He regularly writes articles and speaks on issues related to professionalism, civil procedure and construction law. During his university studies, Ivan won multiple awards for his academic success in legal ethics, operations, technical writing and information technology. He maintains an avid interest in technology and innovation, especially as they relate to the construction and legal industries.

If he cannot personally assist you with your legal concern, he will do his best to connect you with a professional who can.