Friday, June 23 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

"What can you expect if you are involved in an adjudication"

PANELIST: Chad Kopach

Chad is Certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Ontario, and is a Certified Adjudicator under Ontario’s Construction Act.

As a partner at Blaney McMurtry LLP, Chad’s strategic thinking helps his clients navigate the pitfalls of construction dispute, and leverage the special lien, trust and prompt payment remedies available to the construction industry.  His clients appreciate the attention he gives to their claims. Chad represents all levels of the construction pyramid, from owners to material suppliers. He also represents secured lenders in priority disputes. Chad has experience in negotiating and drafting construction contracts, and his clients rely on his experience to properly structure their agreements.

Chad is certified as an Adjudicator by ODACC (Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts), the authorized nominating authority in Ontario under the Construction Act. As an Adjudicator, Chad is tasked with establishing the procedure for Claimants and Respondents to submit their dispute to adjudication, carefully considering the parties’ positions, and coming to a timely determination that is ultimately enforceable by the courts. Chad is highly sought after and is frequently recommended by parties to act as Adjudicator for their construction dispute matters.