Construction Law Module on LexisNexis® Quicklaw®

A broad collection of leading and exclusive secondary resources for the Canadian construction law professional.

The Construction Law Module on LexisNexis® Quicklaw® is the only online legal research product in Canada specifically tailored for the needs of those specializing in the construction field.

With a comprehensive range of research materials designed to help professionals conduct in-depth legal research to meet the needs of their clients, the Construction Law Module allows you to:

  • Get the whole picture — Gain legal insight into all aspects of construction, from property acquisition through financing and building
  • Better meet your clients’ needs — Search comprehensive collections of construction law materials, including case digests, texts and treatises, journals, newsletters and trade publications.
  • Save time and improve efficiency — Access content related to construction from a single point of access.
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  • Exclusive leading Butterworths® construction law treatises authored by recognized authorities and leading practitioners in the field of construction law
  • Butterworths® benchmark reference treatises of general practice vital to practising construction law
  • The black-letter statement of the law with respect to construction law and related areas
  • Case law digests covering all your clients’ questions and circumstances
  • Invaluable forms and precedents

  • Gain legal insight into all aspects of construction, from property acquisition through financing and building
  • Understand and interpret the complex terminology in construction law
  • Apply labour law and employment law to the unique requirements of the construction industry
  • Ensure bid compliance
  • Understand the requirements of the procurement process
  • Interpret contracts as between a subcontractor and a bidding contractor, and as between an owner and a contractor
  • Institute a lien action and appoint a lien trustee

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Your subscription to the Construction Law Module on LexisNexis®Quicklaw® provides access to primary and secondary content pertaining to natural resources law, including:

Exclusive Case Digests

  • Canada Construction Law Digest
  • Canada Contracts Digest
  • Canada Creditors and Debtors Law Digest
  • Canada Labour Digest
  • Canada Labour Arbitration Digest

Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada

  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Construction
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Contracts
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Labour

Essential Quantum Digests

  • Exclusive cross-Canada coverage of quantum awards in contracts
  • law from common law decisions from across the country

Exclusive Secondary Content

  • LexisNexis® Construction Law NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Economic Damages NetLetter

Text and Treatises

  • Construction Law in Canada (Ricchetti and Murphy)
  • The Canadian Construction Law Dictionary (Kirsh and
  • Ivanoff)
  • Bidding & Tendering – What Is the Law? (Sandori and Pigott)
  • Government Procurement (Emanuelli)
  • Kirsh’s Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario
  • Canadian Construction Labour and Employment Law (Mcarthur, Bloch, Salisbury and Brown)
  • Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook (Silver and Furlong)
  • Annotated Ontario Building Code Act (Mascarin and Levitt)

Forms & Precedents

  • Municipal Law – Canadian Forms & Precedents
  • Debtor/Creditor – Canadian Forms & Precedents

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