Seven MLT Aikins lawyers recognized in Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure 2023

Lexpert has released its Special Edition: Infrastructure 2023, naming seven MLT Aikins lawyers as leading professionals in the area of infrastructure.

The publication features articles discussing the latest industry developments, trends and legal issues including dispute resolution, government priorities, finance, procurement, contracts and risk.

The digital publication features feature in-depth editorial articles discussing the latest industry developments, trends and legal issues, including litigation, ADR, government priorities and market trends in infrastructure.

The listees recognized in the Special Edition are ranked in the areas of Construction Law; Infrastructure Law; Transportation (Road & Rail). Also included are Lexpert-ranked lawyers in the following practice areas who have infrastructure-related practices: Aboriginal Law; Banking & Financial Institutions; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Corporate Mid-Market; Energy (Electricity); Energy (Oil & Gas); Environmental Law; Litigation – Commercial Insurance; Litigation – Corporate Commercial; Project Finance; Property Development; Property Leasing.

The MLT Aikins infrastructure lawyers have played leading roles in advising clients on major industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure and commercial construction projects, including projects involving complex joint venture, co-ownership and partnership structures. Our knowledge of the legal and commercial issues involved in construction and industrial projects and our experience in resolving construction disputes help us recommend effective project delivery and risk management strategies early in the project planning stage.

Congratulations to the following lawyers named in this publication:

Daryl Chicoine

Daryl maintains a civil, commercial and construction litigation practice. His construction litigation experience includes builders’ lien legislation, construction projects, and has acted for owners, general contractors and sub-contractors.

Thomas Collopy

Tom has significant transactional experience in the energy sector, advising upstream and midstream oil and gas and oilfield services companies, in addition to corporate, receiver-manager/trustee and secured lending clients, on a variety of domestic and international energy matters.

Ryan Lepage

Ryan Lepage practises in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. He has experience with significant class actions, insurance, regulatory and construction litigation. He has appeared before the trial and appellate courts in Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. With respect to construction matters, he has advised clients across the spectrum of procurement, contract administration, and dispute resolution involving significant infrastructure and resource projects

John Martens

John is a partner in the Winnipeg office and assist clients in all aspects of construction matters, with a focus on construction litigation. John’s experience in construction matters includes advising on procurements, contracts, and disputes arising on construction projects involving energy, mining, manufacturing, health care, and transportation. He is a regular presenter at the Winnipeg Construction Association.

William E.J. Skelly

William Skelly focuses on restructuring and insolvency law, commercial lending and real estate. He is widely recognized for his experience with restructuring national and international companies by several legal publications.

Michael Weinstein

Michael practises civil litigation with a particular focus on construction law matters and commercial disputes. Michael is frequently consulted by owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects and suppliers to provide strategic advice in connection with construction projects. This includes preparation and review of contract documents, contractual disputes, employment issues, builders’ lien issues, bonding, sureties, insurance and statutory trusts.

Jodi Wildeman, K.C.

Jodi has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of energy and infrastructure projects and resolving complex construction and commercial disputes. Her representative work includes major public infrastructure and energy projects in Saskatchewan, including ones implementing novel technology at a commercial scale.