Heal and Co. LLP is one of Canada’s leading construction law firms, representing the interests of major construction industry players, including engineering and design firms, construction companies, municipalities, and real estate developers.
Our clients include medium and large construction companies, professional liability insurers, surety companies, construction and property insurers facing claims under property or commercial general liability policies. We also act for municipalities, and construction lenders and mortgagees, as well as other lawyers seeking advice on conflicts or any other matter in which construction law expertise is required.
Our core values: integrity, flexibility, transparency and cost effectiveness.
We are Focused on Building Trust and Long-Term Client Relationships
We value every client we work with and recognize that each matter requires dedication and e ort in order to build trust and meet or exceed expectations. This includes spending a significant amount of time—not billed—to meet with each client and learn about her or his priorities and objectives.
Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients to more e ectively serve as providers of strategic advice and dispute resolution services.
We Provide Practical Legal Advice Tailored to your Business
Each situation or case is unique. Our approach is tailor-made to each matter. We deliver our strategic advice on time, on budget and meet our clients’ business and economic goals.
Our lower overheads and flexibility allow us to arrange suitable cost and billing structures.
We are Experts in our Field
The Firm’s founding partners and senior staff have over two decades of experience providing legal services to the building and construction industry. We are pioneers in alternative dispute resolution for construction claims. Members of our team have spoken and been published widely on various construction law topics, both in Ontario, and nationally.
We are Innovative and Agile
We focus on providing carefully considered strategic advice and alternative dispute resolution services—including mediation and arbitration—customized to meet your needs. Where appropriate, we will also explore other non-traditional dispute resolution mechanisms.
We Work to Win
Our success is measured by the success of our clients.
Areas of Practice
- Construction Claims and Dispute Resolution
- Construction Contracts
- Risk Management
- Project Development
- Municipal Liability
Publications and Public Speaking
Our lawyers are regularly asked to chair and speak at provincial and national conferences and seminars on construction law issues and we are widely published in industry and professional publications. We also host construction law seminars and provide guest lecturers to various educational institutions.
Firm Practice Areas
- Construction Law