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WCA | Managing Change to Avoid Disputes & Litigation

January 18 2023

Managing Change to Avoid Disputes & Litigation

Change in construction projects is inescapable. Change has also been identified as the most significant financial stress for owners, consultants, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Changes interrupt the flow of work, create delays, cause schedules to slip, and inflate costs which in turn might generate disputes or litigation. Significant savings in both cost and time are possible by properly managing change as it arises.

This session will provide insight from a legal perspective on how to best navigate and manage change to avoid disputes and litigation. Topics include change management process and documentation (CCDC 2, CCDC 5B, CCA 1), change order pricing and how delays are valued.

Meghan Ross, Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Meghan is a partner with TDS whose practice is focused on civil litigation with an emphasis on construction litigation. Meghan acts and assists on a wide variety of construction disputes, including representation of owners, contractors and subcontractors in claims arising during construction, as well as those involving product liability, delay, cost overruns, faulty workmanship and builders' liens. Her administrative law practice is centred on providing advice to administrative tribunals and professionally regulated self-governing professions. Within this area, Meghan has experience with human rights, both under human rights legislation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Meghan also has experience assisting clients with a variety of legal issues in a broad range of areas, including contractual disputes, negligence, personal injury, debtor/creditor litigation, terminations and wrongful dismissals.

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