Duncan W. Glaholt - Glaholt LLP

Duncan W. Glaholt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Duncan W. Glaholt, FCIArb, C.Arb is the founder and a partner of the leading and nationally recognized construction law firm of Glaholt LLP, consistently peer rated as one of Canada’s most highly recommended mid-sized construction law practises.  Mr. Glaholt is the recipient of the 2014 OBA Award of Excellence in Construction Law. Mr. Glaholt has been named one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the Construction Law category in the Lexpert/American Lawyer Media publication: “Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada” in each year in which that category appeared in publication. Mr. Glaholt has maintained Martindale & Hubble’s highest possible AV rating for many years. He is Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Construction Law.  Mr. Glaholt is an experienced arbitrator and mediator and is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Glaholt is a Founding Fellow and Past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and a Founding Fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers.  Mr. Glaholt is author and co-author of standard reference books on lien legislation, construction law, and alternative dispute resolution in Canada.  Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law at University of Toronto.  Mr. Glaholt is Past Chair of the William Osler Health System, one of Canada’s largest community hospitals and Ontario’s first 3P public hospital.


University of ManitobaBA 1974University of TorontoLL.B 1977
Canadian College of Construction LawyersAmerican College of Construction LawyersChartered Institute of ArbitratorsDispute Resolution Board FoundationInternational Bar AssociationCanadian Bar AssociationCanadian Bar AssociationLaw Society of Upper CanadaInternational Academy of Construction Lawyers

Office Location

141 Adelaide Street West, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5H 3L5

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2010 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Toronto Metro Area
Duncan W. Glaholt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Construction Law

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