Property and Construction

Construction and property law issues emerge in a range of settings, from large-scale infrastructure projects to home renovations, and require an understanding of contracts, project insurance, surety bonds, warranties and dispute resolution procedures.

Property and Construction

Construction and property law issues emerge in a range of settings, from large-scale infrastructure projects to home renovations, and require an understanding of contracts, project insurance, surety bonds, warranties and dispute resolution procedures.

Document Drafting and Best Practices

Contractors and owners, as well as insurers, sureties and warranty providers, operate in evolving industries.  It is critical to maintain flexibility and agility to stay competitive while protecting the bottom line.  The  lawyers at the Vancouver and Kelowna-based firm of Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP have drafted and revised constructions contracts, insurance policies and agreements.  We have also prepared best-practices manuals and precedent systems for the claims departments of surety and warranty clients throughout western Canada.

Proactive Dispute Resolution

Disputes and claims are often best dealt with in their immediate stages, but they may proceed through legislated dispute resolution procedures or litigation.  The lawyers at Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP are experienced at handling claims at all stages, and work with clients to develop the best strategies to respond to claims in any venue, from job sites to claims adjusters’ departments to courtrooms. The firm’s experienced lawyers understand cost-effective claims response, and have the ADR and trial experience to resolve and litigate matters.

Creditor Recovery Work

The lawyers of Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP provide effective advice and strategies for pursuing debts and enforcing obligations, and can effectively enforce payment terms, indemnities and security agreements.  We also handle subrogated claims and can advise in bankruptcy and insolvency situations.