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A Construction Law Firm People Can Trust in St. Catharine

When the stakes are high, you need a team that can help you plan ahead and mitigate risks from when the shovel hits the dirt until the project is complete. Receive knowledgeable, practical guidance at all stages of your project, from contract and contractor identification to completion, with a seasoned team.

Our team provides construction law advice from lawyers who have helped shape the Niagara Falls skyline. We provide cost-efficient, pragmatic solutions that align with your objectives.

Book a free, no-obligation professional lawyer consultation to discuss your project.

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Expert Construction Law Advice

Leverage the expertise of a team that takes projects from concept to completion. Our lawyers draft construction agreements, assist with financing, lien registrations, and represent clients at negotiation, bond claims, and all other claims.

We advise and represent clients in all construction-related matters, including:

  • Project financing
  • Administrative law
  • Construction contracts
  • Construction litigation
  • Lien representation and claims
  • Breach of trust claims under the Construction Act
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Workplace health and safety laws
  • Negligence claims
  • Regulatory approvals
  • Environment issues
  • Zoning
  • Construction delay claims
  • Property damage and faulty work claims
  • Architectural and engineering malpractice claims

We have the capacity and capability to present you before Ontario tribunals, appellate boards, and courts.

Over 100 Years of Helping Construction Projects Reach Completion

Lancaster Brooks & Welch has been around for over 130 years, making us one of the most experienced law firms in the Niagara region. Our lawyers and legal professionals are some of the best around, and they will provide a clear and concise look at all the options available to you during your case.

Our members don’t just bring a track record of success, we are respected members of the community:

  • Legal Aid Ontario
  • Catharines District Council of Scouts Canada
  • YMCA Niagara
  • Family & Children’s Services of the Niagara Region

We work with clients in private and public construction projects; our team knows what hurdles to expect in all stages of the construction project. It is why clients trust us for clear, honest advice on legal fees, risks, and outcomes.

Partner With a Leading Firm in Niagara Falls

Don’t let your construction project get tangled in a web of laws and policies. Instead, look ahead to positive outcomes with Lancaster Brooks & Welch. We are one of the leading legal firms for some of the top Niagara construction businesses. Our lawyers advise in areas such as:

  • Property owners
  • Suppliers of building components
  • Architects and design professionals
  • Construction managers
  • Commercial lenders
  • Products and materials companies
  • Contractors and subcontractors
  • Municipal departments

Complete Projects Efficiently, Cost-Effectively

Developing real estate is complex, expensive, and laden with risk; especially if you don’t work with the right team of lawyers. Our lawyers will guide you throughout the project, helping you minimize risks, unlock opportunities, and keep the project on track.

Book a free, no-obligation consultation today with our construction lawyers. We can assist with administrative, labour, real estate, contractual issues, and more. If your case goes to court, we have the capacity and capability to represent your interests vigorously.

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St. Catharines Office
PO Box 790,
Ste 800 – 80 King St.

Welland Office 
PO Box 67,
Ste 202 – 3 Cross St.