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Phone: (416) 368-8280

3600 Yonge St., Ste. 431

Toronto, ON M4N 3R8

Harvey Kirsh

Profession:

Arbitrator and Mediator

Current Employer:

Kirsh Construction ADR Services Ltd.

Experience:

Harvey was appointed by the Government of Ontario as Chair of “The Independent Expert Review of Certain Girders Manufactured for the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway”, whose mandate was to investigate and make recommendations regarding the safety and durability of certain girders used in the construction of one of the largest construction projects in Canada. Harvey's other recent experience as an ADR neutral includes claims arising out of an international crude oil pipeline, a biomass co-generation facility in the Maritimes, a module fabrication contract for an oil sands project in northern Alberta, the construction of a municipal water and sewage system in Brooklyn, sewage treatment plants in Halifax, an Ontario solar power project, a commercial roofing system in New Jersey, a copper mine in Panama, a nickel processing plant in Newfoundland, a Virginia cement finish mill, a Canadian armed forces base, a hospital in the Bronx, a brewery facility in the Maritimes, an oil refinery in Utah, a gold mine in northern Ontario, and an upscale residential housing project in Ontario. He was also selected by NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to act as Chair of a Dispute Review Board, for both subsurface and surface contracts, relating to the construction of the $8.7 billion Mass Transit Tunnel from the suburbs of New Jersey to central Manhattan (although the construction project was recently cancelled by the State of New Jersey due to lack of funding).

Work History:

2012 to date: Glaholt LLP (Toronto) - Counsel 2000 to 2011: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Toronto) - Senior Partner and Co-Chair, Construction & Infrastructure Group 2008 to 2014: JAMS’ Global Engineering and Construction Group - Arbitrator and Mediator 2009 to 2011 Chair of Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Group of ADR Chambers Inc. (Canada) 1984 to date Canadian Construction Arbitration Services Ltd. President 1985- 2000 Cassels Brock LLP (Toronto) Senior Partner and Chair, Construction Law Department 1975 – 1985 Blaney McMurtry LLP (Toronto) Partner, Litigation Department (specializing in construction claims and disputes) 1974 – 1975 Professor, Queen’s Univ. Law School (Kingston, Ontario) - Assistant Law Professor

Cases:

AS NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR, MEDIATOR, DRB MEMBER, OR STANDING NEUTRAL: • Party-appointment to ICC Arbitration Panel with respect to more than U.S. $140 million in claims and counterclaims arising out of the construction of pumping stations and a crude oil pipeline from northern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico • Sole Arbitrator in connection with a liability dispute between a federal government agency and a general contractor relating to the interpretation of a system for evaluating competitive bids for the public procurement of construction services for an armed forces base • Arbitrator with respect to more than CDN $18 million in complex claims and CDN $20 million in counterclaims arising out of the design, construction and commissioning of three sewage treatment plants in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, as part of the CDN $112 million Halifax Harbour Solutions Sewage Collection System Project • Sole Arbitrator with respect to more than CDN $3 million in claims arising out of the dismantling and demolition of the infrastructure of a mining site in northern Ontario • Sole Arbitrator with respect to a dispute between a general contractor and a consulting engineering firm arising out of the refurbishment and upgrades to the water and sewer systems in New York City • Mediator with respect to a $5 million dispute between a major hospital in Bronx, New York and its landlord relating to asbestos removal, repair, maintenance and other obligations under a lease agreement • Selected by NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to act as Chair of a Dispute Review Board, for both subsurface and surface contracts, relating to the construction of the $8.7 billion Mass Transit Tunnel from the suburbs of New Jersey to central Manhattan • Mediator with respect to a dispute arising out of the supply of mechanical services and materials in connection with the construction of a twin tower residential condominium development in Ontario • Arbitrator with respect to more than US $12 million in complex claims arising out of the engineering, equipment procurement, structural steel and process piping fabrication and erection in connection with the construction of an oil refinery near Salt Lake City, Utah • Arbitrator with respect to more than US $16 million in complex claims arising out of the installation of equipment, erection of steel, and construction of cement finish mill facilities in West Virginia • Arbitrator, under the auspices of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, with respect to more than US $2 million in claims arising out of the design, fabrication, and installation/erection of an amusement facility located at the Universal Studios’ “Islands of Adventure” amusement theme park in Orlando, Florida • Sole Arbitrator, under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), with respect to more than US $1 million in claims arising out the manufacture, supply and installation of commercial and hospitality fixtures • Sole Arbitrator relating to a dispute between the Government of Bermuda and an architectural firm, arising out of the design and construction of a Magistrates’ Court and Police Station project in Hamilton, Bermuda • Sole Mediator and Adjudicator (i.e., standing neutral), on the appointment of Infrastructure Ontario (Government Crown Agency), with respect to its major infrastructure projects (transportation, hospitals, nuclear facilities, highways, courthouses, correctional facilities) • Mediator with respect to a dispute between a contractor and an engineering company arising out of the design and installation of a sanitary sewer siphon crossing under the Grand River in Brantford, Ontario • Mediator with respect to a dispute between a municipality and a contractor relating to dewatering and delay claims arising out of the construction of a sewage pumping station in Wasaga Beach, Ontario • Mediator with respect to a series of connected and complex claims and disputes amongst eleven (11) parties arising out of a fire and subsequent reconstruction of a retirement home project in Unionville, Ontario • Mediator with respect to a dispute between a contractor and a subcontractor relating to claims arising out of the design and construction of a Labatt’s brewery facility in Nova Scotia • Standing Neutral, on the appointment of a municipal mental health agency, in connection with the development of its ongoing institutional community housing facilities AS COUNSEL ON RECENT ARBITRATION OR MEDIATION MATTERS: • Counsel for an international contractor commencing arbitration proceedings, in connection with the prosecution of a US $170 million claim and the defence of a US $200 million counterclaim, arising out of an EPC Contract relating to an offshore gas production field centre project off the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia • Counsel, in mediation proceedings, representing an energy income trust with respect to a claim against an equipment supplier for CDN $17 million in damages arising out of breach of an engineering / procurement / construction contract relating to the supply of heat recovery steam generators for use in a 110-megawatt co-generation facility • Lead counsel for a municipal transportation authority, in mediation proceedings, in connection with the defence of CDN $100 million in claims arising out of the construction of the CDN $990 million Sheppard Subway project in Toronto, Canada • Lead counsel for a contractor, in mediation proceedings, in connection with the prosecution of a CDN $5 million claim and the defence of a CDN $40 million counterclaim by joint venture developer companies (based in The Netherlands, France, Germany and Canada), arising out of a contract for the fabrication and erection of the steel girders for the CDN $1.3 billion Confederation Bridge (“the longest bridge over ice-covered waters in the world”), which now spans the Northumberland Strait (8.1 miles) between the Atlantic provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward • Lead counsel for an owner/developer, in mediation proceedings, in connection with the defence of a CDN $17 million claim arising out of a contract for the construction of a CDN $48.5 million ethanol distillery project in Ontario AS LEGAL ADVISOR ON DISPUTE REVIEW BOARD MATTER: • Legal advisor for a municipal transportation authority, in Dispute Review Board proceedings, in connection with claims by a tunnelling contractor relating to a CDN $93 million tunnelling contract, which was part of the construction of the CDN $990 million Sheppard Subway project in Toronto The following are some representative example projects: • Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (home of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada) • Greater Toronto Airport Authority (also known as Lester B. Pearson International Airport) • Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort • Toronto Transit Commission’s $900 million Sheppard Subway • 580-megawatt Brighton Beach Power Plant (Windsor, Ontario) • CANDU 9 nuclear reactor project (Bruce Nuclear Generating Station) • City of Sudbury Water Reservoir (Sudbury, Ontario) • Deerhurst Resort (one of Canada’s largest all-season luxury golf, spa, and family resorts, and the site of the recent G-8 Summit) • Kingston Regional Sports and Entertainment Centre (home of the Kingston Frontenacs hockey team) • Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel • Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto Archives • Northland Power’s 110-megawatt Iroquois Falls, Ontario cogeneration plant • Numerous University of Toronto construction projects, including fiber optics installation program, Varsity Arena renovations, construction of student dormitories, renovation of law school, dental school facilities, etc. • Sewage pumping station (Wasaga Beach Ontario) • Shoppers’ Drug Mart’s Mississauga Distribution Centre • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre • The Residences at the Ritz Carlton (luxury high-rise condominium and hotel) • Wastewater treatment plant (Orangeville, Ontario)

Awards:

Harvey Kirsh has been selected as the recipient of the Ontario Bar Association's 2015 Award of Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Other Awards / Special Recognition: • prominently featured annually as a leading practitioner in the fields of arbitration and construction law in o The Best Lawyers in Canada Directory, o Chambers Global Directory o the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, o the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; o Who’s Who Legal International Directory • tied for title of top construction lawyer in Canada in the inaugural edition (2009-2010) of “Cross Border Construction and Projects Handbook” (published by PLC Practical Law Company, London) • 2009: Nominee for 2008 Law Society Medal, Law Society of Upper Canada (pending) • 2008: Nominee for David W. Mundell Medal in Legal Writing • 2006: Nominee for David W. Mundell Medal in Legal Writing • Nominee for 1999 Law Society Medal, Law Society of Upper Canada • Nominee for 1999 Distinguished Service Award, Canadian Bar Association (Ontario)

Associations:

• Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, First President, Founding Fellow and Governor (since inception) • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers (2011 - ) • Founding Member of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS) (since 2009) • Neutral Arbitrator and Mediator, Global Engineering and Construction Group of JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services) (2008 - 2014) • Canadian Bar Association (former Chair (and other Executive positions)) of both National and Provincial Construction Law Sections) • ADR Institute of Canada (since 1984) • The Advocates' Society • County of York Law Association • Canadian Association of Law Teachers • Law Society of Upper Canada (since 1971) • Harvard Law School Club (Toronto) • Harvard Club of Toronto • Also allied profession member of numerous construction industry trade associations (e.g., Toronto Construction Association, Canadian Construction Association, Ontario Building Envelope Council (first Director), Consulting Engineers of Ontario, etc.)

Education:

Harvard Law School, LL.M. Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B. University of Toronto, B.A

Publications:

Books Kirsh, H. J. (co-editor), The Annotated Construction Law Glossary (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2010). Kirsh, H. J. (ed.), Construction Liens Across Canada (Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, 2009). Kirsh, H. J. and Roth L. A., Kirsh and Roth: The Annotated Construction Contract (CCDC 2 – 1994) (Canada Law Book, Aurora, 1997). Kirsh H. J., ed., Annotated Stipulated Price Construction Contract (CCDC 2 – 1982) (Canada Law Book, Aurora, 1989). Kirsh, H. J. and Matthew Alter, Kirsh’s Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario (Lexis Nexis Canada / Butterworths, Markham, 3rd ed.). Kirsh, H. J., Kirsh’s Construction Lien Case Finder (6 volumes) (Lexis Nexis Canada, Markham, from 1992 with quarterly updates). Kirsh, H. J., Kirsh’s Index to Canadian Construction Law Literature (Thomson Carswell, 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Casebook: From Blueprints to Buildings: Legal Issues in the Construction Industry (2 volumes) (Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 1st ed.: 2006-2007, 2nd ed.: 2007-2008, 3rd ed.: 2008-2009). Kirsh, H. J. and Ivanoff, P., The Canadian Construction Law Dictionary (Judicially Considered) (Lexis Nexis Canada, Toronto, 2006). Kirsh, H. J., A Bibliography of Construction Law Books and Articles in Canada (Toronto, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, 2001). Kirsh, H. J. (ed.), Construction Liens Across Canada (Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, 2000). Kirsh, H. J., The Construction Lien Act: Issues and Perspectives (Toronto, Carswell, 1989). Kirsh H. J., Kirsh: Selected Bibliography of Construction Law Writings in Canada (Carswell, Toronto, 1988). Kirsh, H. J., Ontario Construction Lien Act Precedent Forms for Automated Word Processing (published by W.P. Legal Precedents Inc., for use on AES Systems). Topical Law Report Series Founding Editor-in-Chief, Construction Law Reports (Thomson Carswell, since 1984) Looseleaf Service Founding Editor, Kirsh’s Construction Lien Case Finder (5 volumes, Lexis Nexis Canada, since 1992, with quarterly updates) Journals Contributing Editor and Chair of Publications Committee, Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (Thomson Carswell, since 2007) Editorial Board, The Advocates' Quarterly, 1979 - 1998. Editorial Board, Condominium Law Letter, 1996 - 2000 Canadian Correspondent, The Jewish Law Annual, 1979 - 1990. Canadian Correspondent, The Technology and Construction Law Reports (U.K.), 1999 - 2002 Newsletters Founding Editor, Construction Law Letter (Lexis Nexis Canada, since 1984). Co-Editor, JAMS Global Construction Solutions (a publication of the Global Engineering and Construction Group of JAMS, 2008 - 2014) Editor, Construction Briefing (Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, 2000 – 2005) Editor, Construction and the Law (Cassels, Brock & Blackwell, 1990 - 2000) Selected List of Published Articles, Case Comments, Annotations, and Book Reviews on ADR and Construction Law Topics H. J. Kirsh, “Key Developments in Arbitration Practice” (speaking notes for a May 12, 2011 presentation at the 10th Annual Joint Symposium of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Advocates’ Society) (soon to be published in The Advocates’ Journal, a publication of the Advocates’ Society) H. J. Kirsh, “Arbitration and the Vanishing Trial” (to be published in the June 17, 2011 issue of the Lawyers Weekly (a LexisNexis publication) H. J. Kirsh, “Developments in Arbitration Practice” (to be published in connection with August 2011 presentation to American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution in Toronto) H. J. Kirsh (co-author with Matthew Alter), “The Evolution of Construction Lien Legislation in Ontario from 1873 to 2011” (to be published in June 2011 issue of The Advocates’ Quarterly) H. J. Kirsh, “Construction Arbitration in the U.S.: One Canadian’s Perspective” (published in the January 2011 issue of The Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal) H. J. Kirsh, “Arbitration and Settlement”, (published in the Fall 2010 issue of the Lawyers Weekly) H. J. Kirsh, “Problems with Liens” (to be published in the 2011 edition of the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers) H. J. Kirsh, “Adjudication in the Construction Industry”, Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 27, 2009 issue – see: http://www.lawyersweekly.ca/index.php?section=article&volume=29&number=2... H. J. Kirsh (with Duncan Glaholt), “Book Review: International Construction Arbitration Handbook” (by John W. Hinchey and Troy L. Harris)”, JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Summer 2009) at p. 9. H. J. Kirsh, “The Dispute Resolution Provisions (Part 8) of The New Canadian Standard Construction Contract (CCDC 2-2008)” -- published in 2009 ed. of Construction Law Reports. H. J. Kirsh, “Dispute Review Boards and Adjudication: Two Cutting Edge ADR Processes in International Construction” – published in Winter 2009 issue of American College of Construction Lawyers Journal. H. J. Kirsh, “Adjudication as a Method of Resolving Construction Disputes”, JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Fall 2008) at p. 6. H. J. Kirsh, “The Paper Trail”, JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Winter 2008) at p. 1. Kirsh, H. J., “Failing Infrastructure” (published in The Lawyers Weekly (Construction Law Focus Section, November 2, 2007, and in the Globe and Mail, Special National Report of Canadian Construction Association, November 28, 2007) Kirsh, H. J., “Officers and Directors of Franchisor Companies - Beware !!” (published in Osler Franchise Newsletter 2007) Kirsh, H. J., “Ontario Amends Limitations Legislation: Tolling Agreements Revised” (published in The Toronto Specifier, a publication of Construction Specifications Canada, February 2007 issue) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Torty v. Gilina (published in Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (“CCCL”) Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Torbear Contracting Inc. v. Haldimand (County) (No. 1) (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Torbear Contracting Inc. v. Haldimand (County) (No. 2) (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Centrum Renovations & Repair Inc. v. Ditta et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: The Pickering Harbour Company Ltd. v. Barton et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Parkland Plumbing & Heating Ltd. v. Minaki Lodge Resort 2002 Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Coldstream Concrete Inc. v. Dacosta Realty Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: A. S. Aluminum and Sheet Metal Ltd. v. Lee (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: JDM Developments Inc. and J. Stollar Construction Limited (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 1610898 Ontario Inc. o/a Max Pies Home Improvements v. Dinardo and Lopes (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Towanda Timber Limited v. R. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 1276761 Ontario Ltd. (cob GRM Contracting) v. 2748355 Canada Inc et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 1353025 Ontario Inc. v. Walden Group Canada Ltd (published in CCCL Legal Update 2007) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Coco Paving (1990) v. 882885 Ontario Ltd. (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Aeberhard v. Hardy (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Tamarack North Holdings Ltd. v. Hallisey et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Georgian Equipment and Contracting Services Ltd. v. Ross Clair Contractors et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J. (author of “Canada” section), “Construction Law Graduate Studies: Around the World in 80 Subjects” (published in Vol. 1, Issue 3 of "Construction Law International\" (September 2006), a publication of the International Bar Association's International Construction Projects Committee) Kirsh, H. J., “A Comment on the Standard Of Care for Construction Lawyers”, Construction Law Update, Volume 7, Issue 86, May 2006. Kirsh, H. J., “Partnering As A Sword –A Case Comment”, Construction Law Update, Volume 7, Issue 86, May 2006. Kirsh, H. J., “‘Partnering Agreements’ in Construction Law Explored in recent N.B. Decision”, The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 25, No. 36, February 3, 2006. Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: GTA Structural Steel v. 20 Ashtonbee Holdings (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Dirm Inc. v. Dalton Engineering and Construction Limited (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: John Bianchi Grading Limited v. Eastern Construction Company Limited (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 310 Waste Ltd. v. Casboro Industries et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Turkainski Dupont Heating and Air Conditioning Ltd. (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Apostolos Prekas o/a Express Aluminum v. Patrikakis (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Firenze Exteriors Inc. et al v. Westwing Construction Group Inc. (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: DeMan Construction Corporation v. 1429036 Ontario Inc.et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 3726843 Canada Inc. c.o.b. DBA Group v. 879115 Ontario Limited et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Kuch Stephenson Gibson Malo Architects & Engineers v. Salter, Farrow, Pilon Architects Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Dean Construction Company Limited v. M. J. Dixon Construction Limited et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Toronto Transit Commission v. Gottardo Construction Ltd.(published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: D.M.S. Concrete Forming Inc. v. Aquicon Construction Co Ltd. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 1276761 Ontario Ltd. c.o.b. GRM Contracting v. 2748355 Canada Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Beaver Materials Handling Company Ltd. v. Heja et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2006) Kirsh, H. J., “The Lien is Dead, Long Live the Lien”, The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 24, No. 44, April 1, 2005. Kirsh, H. J., "Doctrine of 'marshalling' helps protect junior creditors in construction lien actions\", The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 24, No. 41, March 11, 2005. Kirsh, H. J., "Construction Law In Outer Space", Construction Law Update, Volume 6, Issue 71, February 2005. Kirsh, H. J., “The Equitable Doctrine of Marshalling in Construction Lien Actions” (2005), 39 C.L.R. (3d) 161. Kirsh, H. J., “The Lien Is Dead, Long Live The Lien”: Can The Equitable Doctrine Of Estoppel Resurrect Expired Lien Rights?", Construction Law Update, Volume 6, Issue 73, April 2005. Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: AC Metal Fabricating Limited v. Comerica Bank et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Tri-Tec Drywall Services Ltd. v. Wilson Memorial General Hospital et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Concord Carriers Ltd. v. Alnet Holdings Limited et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Buttcon Limited v. Beaver Construction Services Corp. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Ashco Paving v. Brant Q.E.W. Developments Inc. (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: David Edelstein c.o.b. Esquire Homes v. 1411151 Ontario Inc. (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: 1049086 Ontario Limited c.o.b. Ericon General Contracting v. Torbear Contracting Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Wentworth Condominium Corp. No 293 et al v. Stonehaven Homes Inc. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Rafat General Contractor Inc. v. 1015734 Ontario Ltd. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Landry Mechanical Services Ltd. v. J. C. Sulpher Construction Ltd. et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Carosi Construction Limited v. The Regional Municipality of Niagara (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., Annotation: Blenkhorn Sayers Structural Steel Corp. v. Webb et al (published in CCCL Legal Update 2005) Kirsh, H. J., "Breathing Life into Lost Lien Rights: Avoiding the Implications of Clear Law", Construction Law Update, Volume 5, Issue 68, November 2004. Kirsh, H. J., and Crewson, T. C. P., “Simplicity Begets Complexity: New Rule Raises Issues in Construction Litigation” (2004) 29 Advocates Q. 181. Kirsh, H. J., "Article: Hunter Douglas Canada Inc. v. Skyline Interiors Corp.", Legal Update, The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Newsletter, L.U.C. #40 [2004]. Kirsh, H. J., "Six Tips Regarding Construction Claims", Construction Law Update, Volume 5, Issue 62, May 2004. Kirsh, H. J., "Managing ‘Pass-Through’ Construction Claims", Construction Law Update, Volume 2, Issue 54, September 2003. Kirsh, H. J., "Recent Ontario Construction Lien Decisions Of Note", Construction Law Update, Volume 2, Issue 49, April 2003. Kirsh, H. J., "Construction-related damages often difficult to assess", The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 22, No. 43, March 21, 2003. Kirsh, H. J., "Pass-Through’ Construction Claims”, Legal Update, The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Newsletter, L.U.C. #25 [2003]. Kirsh, H. J., “Arbitration in the Construction Industry”, Vol. 10, No. 2, Canadian Arbitration Journal (a publication of the Arbitrators’ Institute of Canada Inc.), at p. 20. Kirsh, H. J., “Arbitration of Disputes”, Vol. 3, No. 3, “Construction Update” (a publication of the Canadian Construction Association), at p. 10. Kirsh, H. J., "Construction Arbitration under the I.C.C. Rules", in The Six-Minute Construction Lawyer (The Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, 2002). Kirsh, H. J., "Construction Arbitration Under the International Chamber of Commerce Rules", Osler Construction Briefing, Summer 2002. Kirsh, H. J., "Can Damage Awards Be Reduced by Other Funds?: U.S. and Ontario Cases Raise Key Issues", Osler Construction Briefing, Spring 2002. Kirsh, H. J., "Should restoration fund be set off against damages?", The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 21, No. 42, March 15, 2002. Kirsh, H. J., "Synagogue Fire Caused By Negligence: Can Donations For Restoration Be Set Off Against Damages?", Construction Law Update, Volume 2, Issue 35, February 2002. Kirsh, H. J., “Limitation of Liability Clauses Impact Other Litigants”, “Construction Briefing” Newsletter (Winter 2001 Issue), at p.1. Kirsh, H. J., "Errors and Omissions in Construction Lien Litigation" in The Essential Curriculum in Construction Law: Three Key Courses (Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, 2001). Kirsh, H. J. (with Brian Morgan and Mahmud Jamal), "Liening Airport Lands", in 4th Annual Conference (Canadian College of Construction Lawyers Inc., Toronto, 2001). Kirsh, H. J., "Arbitral Immunity of Design Consultants", Pipeline (Mechanical Contractors Association of Toronto, 2001), Vol. 3, No. 3, Summer 2001. Kirsh, H. J., "Resolving Disputes: When Arbitral Immunity Protects Design Consultants", Osler Construction Briefing, Spring 2001. Kirsh, H. J., “Constitutionality of U.S. Liens in Doubt”, The Lawyers Weekly (March 16, 2001 Issue), at p.16. Kirsh, H. J., “10 Tips Regarding Construction Claims”, in Hot Topics in Ontario Construction Law (Lorman Education Services, Eau Claire, Wisc., 2000). Kirsh, H. J., "Design-Build: A Better Way of Project Delivery?", Pipeline (Mechanical Contractors Association of Toronto, 2000), Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring 2000. Kirsh, H. J., “Design-Build”, “Construction & the Law” (Fall 1998 issue) at p.1. Kirsh, H. J., “A Layman’s Guide to the Construction Lien Act”, Landacape Trades Magazine (June 1997), at p. 23. Kirsh, H. J. and Roth, L. A., “Breach of Trust in the Construction Industry”, International Financial Law Review (September 1997), at p. 52. Kirsh, H. J., “Litigation of Construction Claims”, “Construction & the Law” (Fall 1997 issue) at p.1. Kirsh, H. J., Case Comment: “D. W. Buchanan Construction Ltd. v. The Corporation of the Township of Bruce” (1996), 27 C.L.R. (2d) 180. Kirsh, H. J., “Ask a Lawyer” (answers to questions on construction lien issues), in Managing Underground Construction, the 25th Anniversary Magazine of the Ontario Sewer and Watermain Contractors’ Association (January, 1996). Kirsh, H. J., Case Comment: “City Accoustics Ltd. v. Waterloo Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board” (1995), 20 C.L.R. (2d) 156. Kirsh, H. J., “A Commentary on Setting a Construction Lien Action Down For Trial”, (1995), 17 Advocates’ Q. 393. Kirsh, H. J., “Competing Priorities: Lien and Trust Claims versus Revenue Canada’s Superpriority”, Canadian Current Tax (May,1995), Vol. 5, No. 8, page 73. Kirsh, H. J., “Contractor Successfully Sues Consultant for Libel”, “Construction and the Law” (Summer 1995 issue), at p. 1. Kirsh, H. J., “The Eichleay Formula” (1993), 2 C.L.R. (2d) 236; (1995). Kirsh, H. J., “Due Process and Ontario’s Construction Lien Act”, (1995), 17 Advocates’ Q. 257. Kirsh, H. J., “Errors and Omissions in Construction Lien Litigation” (1995), 19 C.L.R. (2d) 160. Kirsh, H. J., “Ontario Hydro and the Construction Lien Act”, (1995), 17 Advocates’ Q. 199. Kirsh, H. J., “Bid Not Complete Without Scheduling”, Toronto Construction News (The Official Journal of the Toronto Construction Industry), Jan./Feb. 1994, at p. 18. Kirsh, H. J., Book Review: “Scott and Reynolds on Surety Bonds”, Vol. 10, No. 6 (July/August 1994), Construction Law Letter, Supplement p. i. Kirsh, H. J., Editorial Note: “Home Buyers Beware !”, Vol. 10, No. 6 (July/August 1994), Construction Law letter, Supplement pp. iii-iv. Kirsh, H. J., “The Purchaser as Statutory Owner under Ontario’s Construction Lien Act” (1994), 15 C.L.R. (2d) 203. Kirsh, H. J., “Uncertainty about Construction Lien Act two-year expiry resolved”, Errors & Omissions Bulletin” published by Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (Vol. 4 No. 2 – November 1994). Kirsh, H. J., “Update on Construction Lien Act”, “Errors & Omissions Bulletin” published by Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (Vol. 3 No. 6 – June 1994). Kirsh, H. J., “Judge Awards Proceeds of Sale to Subcontractors”, Toronto Construction News (The Official Journal of the Toronto Construction Industry), Jan./Feb. 1994, at p. 18. Kirsh, H. J., “Making the Landlord Liable for Work Ordered by Tenant”, “Construction and the Law” (Winter 1994/5 issue), at p. 1. Kirsh, H. J., “‘Pay When Paid’ Clauses and the Construction Lien Act”, June 15, 1993 issue of “Generals’ Action Data”, a newsletter of the Ontario General Contractors’ Association. Kirsh, H. J., “Carrying a Sub-Trade’s Bid – Does It Create a Binding Subcontract?”, in Pipline (newsletter of the Mechanical Contractors Association (Toronto, June 1993). Kirsh, H. J., “Construction Litigation: Tips from the Experts” (1993), 4 C.L.R. (2d) 294. Kirsh, H. J., Editor’s Note: “878104 Canada Inc. c.o.b. M.E.L. Construction v. DuPont Canada Inc. et al” (1993), 4 C.L.R. (2d) 196. Kirsh, H. J., “Progress Payments and ‘Written Notice of a Lien’” (1993), 8 C.L.R. (2d) 86. Kirsh, H. J., “Revenue Canada Attemps to Seize Lien Trust Funds in Place of Tax Deductions”, Vol. 8, No. 5 (May/June 1992), Construction Law Letter, p. 8. Kirsh, H. 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Harvey was the First President, a Founding Fellow and a Governor of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, and also has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers. A prolific writer and popular speaker, Harvey has authored numerous books and articles and has chaired many conferences and seminars in Canada and the United States on various aspects of construction law and alternative dispute resolution. He is also the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Construction Law Reports (published by Carswell), the Founding Editor of the Construction Law Letter (published by Lexis Nexis), and the former Editor of JAMS' Global Construction Solutions newsletter. Harvey has been prominently and regularly featured as a leading practitioner in the fields of construction law, arbitration and mediation in Chambers Global; The Best Lawyers in Canada Directory; the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory; the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; International Who's Who Legal—Construction; and The Cross-Border Construction and Projects Handbook. He has also been featured in the Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure as one of “Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers”. Harvey has also been an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, where he created and taught a course entitled "From Blueprints to Buildings: Legal Issues in the Construction Industry." Other Certifications and Relevant Professional Activities: • Martindale Hubbell rating: AV (top rating) • certified as Chartered Arbitrator (C. Arb) by Arbitration Institute of Canada (1984) • designated as Certified Specialist (C.S.) (by Law Society of Upper Canada) in “Construction Law”; • Mediator and Adjudicator for Infrastructure Ontario construction projects • Consultant and Member, Attorney General of Ontario's Advisory Committee on Construction Dispute Resolution, 1992 – 1996 • Consultant, Newfoundland Law Reform Commission, Mechanics' Lien Act Revision Project, 1986 • Member, Advisory Committee on Legal Publishing, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1987-95 • Member, Attorney General of Ontario's Advisory Committee on the Draft Construction Lien Act, 1981 – 1983 • Attorney General of Ontario's Civil Procedure Revision Committee (The Williston Committee), 1976 – 1980 • Legal Counsel and Director (1987-1989), Ontario Building Envelope Council • Teaching in the Ontario Bar Admission Course for many years • held senior executive positions (including Chair and Vice-Chair) with Construction Law Sections of both Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association

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