Con-Ed Events

WCA | Stat Decs & Holdbacks - Tips and Traps

May 12 2023

Stat Decs & Holdbacks - Tips and Traps

What is a statutory declaration and do you want one? Should you give one? What does this entail? This session will also discuss the holdback requirements under the Manitoba Builders' Liens Act and other payment considerations for projects. Learn about how to get paid and minimize payment disputes.

Bailey Harris, Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Bailey is the Vice-Chair of the Manitoba Bar Association Construction Law Section and a partner at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. She focuses her practice on all areas of the construction industry and acts for owners, general contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes and other construction projects including tendering and procurement, contract review and drafting and workplace safety and health.

Bailey's practice is also focused in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, administrative law and professionally regulated self-governing professionals. Bailey acts as counsel in proceedings before all levels of court in Manitoba, arbitrators, adjudicators, labour boards and human rights tribunals. She also acts as council in alternative dispute resolution forums such as private mediations and judicially assisted dispute resolution (JADR).

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