Paul Ivanoff - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Paul Ivanoff

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 416-862-4223

Paul’s practice involves the litigation, arbitration and mediation of disputes arising out of construction and infrastructure projects. He also provides contract administration advice during the course of completion of projects. Paul’s practice covers all aspects of construction law including disputes involving contracts and specifications, power purchase agreements, construction liens, mortgage priorities, delay claims, bidding and tendering matters, negligence claims, bond and insurance claims, and construction trusts. He advises all project participants on disputes related to a broad range of construction and infrastructure projects including airport facilities, power plants (nuclear, gas, solar, wind and coal), highways, industrial facilities, commercial buildings, civil works facilities and subways. Paul is certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • An airport authority in numerous claims relating to the design, construction and maintenance of air terminal facilities
  • An American based engineering and construction company in an Ontario action involving allegations of conspiracy, fraud and oppression, which focussed on the propriety of the Ontario courts assuming jurisdiction over the dispute
  • A leading engineering firm in disputes relating to the installation of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipment at Ontario Power Generating Stations
  • A project owner in an action involving the construction of a co-generation power plant
  • A leading engineering firm in a multi-party Ontario action involving allegations of negligence and breach of contract relating to the design and construction of an industrial processing system
  • An Ontario municipality in connection with procurement advice relating to bidding and tendering issues
  • A nuclear technology and engineering company in a dispute relating to the supply and installation of equipment
  • A leading Canadian contractor in various claims and disputes relating to roadway construction
  • Automobile manufacturers in various disputes relating to projects undertaken at automobile assembly facilities
  • A toll highway development company and a technology and services company in insurance actions 
York UniversityBA University of New Brunswick
The Advocates' SocietyCanadian Bar AssociationLaw Society of Upper CanadaOntario Bar Association, Construction Law Section

Office Location

100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8


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Practice Areas

Construction Law