Instructed by Beth Allard, a senior litigator specializing in engineering and construction matters, this seminar will offer a concise, up-to-date overview of builders' liens, including a discussion on the obligations on design consultants with respect to payment certification and release of holdbacks and practical tips to manage the risks.
Disclaimer: The content of this seminar is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
Beth Allard, LLB
Beth is experienced counsel in various commercial disputes involving complex contractual, tortious and regulatory legal issues, providing both litigation advice and negotiating successful and strategic resolutions. She regularly advises and assists clients on matters relating to tendering, procurement, project delivery and management, liens, and dispute resolution. Beth’s practice also covers a range of liability defence work for design professionals, financial professionals, directors and officers, health-care professionals, and various associations. She also counsels regulatory bodies with respect to core regulatory obligations, internal governance, relationships with stakeholders, and agreements with external providers.
Beth has lectured and written extensively on various legal topics, including being an adjunct professor in civil procedure at the UBC law school. Beth is the author of “Contribution and Apportionment” in CLEBC’s British Columbia Business Disputes, and is a regular contributor to CLEBC’s Builders Lien Practice Manual.