Glenn W. Ackerley

WeirFoulds LLP

GLENN W. ACKERLEY is a partner with thelaw firm of WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto. With over 25 years of experience, Glenn practices exclusively in thearea of construction and procurement law, representing clients from across theconstruction industry—including public and private owners, contractors, trades,suppliers, and design consultants—in a variety of construction-related matters.He regularly advises on project structures, construction and consultantcontracts, procurement issues, and risk-avoidance strategies, often in the roleof the “project lawyer”.  When disputesarise, Glenn acts for clients in construction lien and trust claims, bondclaims, and construction deficiency and delay claims. Glenn is a Fellow of theCanadian College of Construction Lawyers and has been recognized as a leadingconstruction law practitioner in both the Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory andBest Lawyers in Canada, and is listed in the Chambers Canada directory.  In terms of procurement, he has been named inthe International Who’s Who of Public Procurement Lawyers, and the ChambersGlobal directory for Public Procurement for Canada.  He is active in the construction industry,having been Chairman of the Board of the Toronto Construction Association, andcurrently serving on the Board of the Canadian Construction Association.  Glenn speaks and writes regularly onconstruction and procurement matters for legal and industry conferences,seminars and publications.