Matthew R Alter

Matthew R Alter
Office:
Scotia Plaza, Suite 2100
40 King Street West
M5H 3C2
City:
Toronto
State:
Ontario
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 416 860 6764
Fax:
+1 416 640 3083

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Canada - Construction

Matthew is a senior partner in the construction and infrastructure groups of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. His practice focuses on representing public and private owners, general contractors and other construction industry participants in all aspects of construction and procurement. He advises clients on project delivery methods and procurement processes and drafts and negotiates various agreements for construction and infrastructure projects and related acquisitions, including mining projects and PPP arrangements. Matthew also represents participants in all types of contract and project disputes and litigation, including bid disputes, contractor defaults, interference and delay claims, liens, surety bond and trust claims.

Matthew has chaired the international construction division of the American Bar Association's forum on construction law, the Ontario Bar Association's construction law section and the Law Society of Upper Canada's construction law specialty committee, and was among the first lawyers in Ontario to be certified as a specialist in construction law. He currently serves as vice-president of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and is past editor of the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. He is the co-author of Kirsh and Alter: A Guide To Construction Liens in Ontario (third edition) and Practical Law Guide - Construction and Projects in Canada: Overview (Thomson Reuters, 2016).

Matthew was recently named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year for Public Procurement Law by Best Lawyers in Canada (for Toronto). He has an "AV preeminent peer review rating" with Martindale-Hubbell. He is also recognised in: Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Legal Media Group Guide: Best of the Best (Global); Chambers Global and Chambers Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; and The Legal 500 Canada. He has also been listed in the Lexpert special editions on Canada's leading infrastructure lawyers and leading lawyers in global mining.

WWL says: Matthew Alter comes highly recommended for the depth of his knowledge on project delivery methods, procurement and agreement negotiation.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Canada - Government Contracts

Matthew is a senior partner in the construction and infrastructure groups of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. His practice focuses on representing public and private owners, general contractors and other construction industry participants in all aspects of construction and procurement. He advises clients on project delivery methods and procurement processes and drafts and negotiates various agreements for construction and infrastructure projects and related acquisitions, including mining projects and PPP arrangements. Matthew also represents participants in all types of contract and project disputes and litigation, including bid disputes, contractor defaults, interference and delay claims, liens, surety bond and trust claims.

Matthew has chaired the international construction division of the American Bar Association's forum on construction law, the Ontario Bar Association's construction law section and the Law Society of Upper Canada's construction law specialty committee, and was among the first lawyers in Ontario to be certified as a specialist in construction law. He currently serves as vice-president of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and is past editor of the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. He is the co-author of Kirsh and Alter: A Guide To Construction Liens in Ontario (third edition) and Practical Law Guide - Construction and Projects in Canada: Overview (Thomson Reuters, 2016).

Matthew was recently named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year for Public Procurement Law by Best Lawyers in Canada (for Toronto). He has an "AV preeminent peer review rating" with Martindale-Hubbell. He is also recognised in: Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Legal Media Group Guide: Best of the Best (Global); Chambers Global and Chambers CanadaThe Best Lawyers in Canada; and The Legal 500 Canada. He has also been listed in the Lexpert special editions on Canada's leading infrastructure lawyers and leading lawyers in global mining.

WWL says: Matthew Alter wins high praise for his outstanding work in the field, particularly at the provincial level.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

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