Daniel Boan  

Partner

Summary

Daniel is a partner in the Construction and Public-Private Infrastructure Projects Sector Groups of our Toronto office.  Daniel was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2000 after articling with Borden & Elliot.  He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with his Bachelor of Laws degree.  Daniel also has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University and Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario.

Professional Experience

Dan’s practice involves representing owners, hospitals, government, surety bonding companies, general contractors, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals, and condominium corporations with respect to all manner of construction projects, infrastructure and alternative financing projects, litigation, alternate dispute resolution, drafting and negotiating contracts for hospital, industrial, and infrastructure projects, including Public/Private Partnerships, engineering, and supply contracts.

Dan represents hospitals, government, owners, developers, condominiums, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and surety companies, with respect to issues relating to surety bond claims, construction contracts, construction liens, trust claims, delay claims, insurance, litigation, dispute resolution, and claims in negligence arising from the performance of construction contracts.

Publications, Seminars & Panels

Dan has prepared articles and delivered several presentations on construction and surety law and contributed to leading texts in the construction area.

  • Contributor to “Kirsh and Alter:  A Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario”, 3rd Edition (LexisNexis, 2011).
  • Author – “Leaky Condos: Be prepared for the risk”, CondoBusiness, Vol 26, No. 7, October 2011.
  • Author – “Look out below!”, CondoBusiness, Vol. 26, No. 8, November 2011.
  • Contributor to R.B. Reynolds and S.G. Revay, “Concurrent Delay:  A Modest Proposal”, The Revay Report, Vol. 20, No. 2, June 2001.
  • Presentation – “Recent Developments in Procurement Law”, BLG U, February 2, 2012.
  • Presentation – “The Law of Tendering”, Lorman seminars, Managing Construction Projects in Ontario, January (Toronto) and June (Hamilton) 2011.
  • Presentation/Panel – “New Amendments to the Construction Lien Act Pertaining to Condominiums”, Lorman seminar, Managing Construction Projects in Ontario, June 2011.
  • Presentation – “Recent Amendments to the Construction Lien Act”, November 2010.
  • Presentation – “Construction Liens and The Law of Tendering”, Lorman seminar, Managing Construction Projects, May 2010.
  • Presentation – “Drafting Tender Documents Post-Tercon:  Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid”, The Canadian Institute seminars, Changing the Face of Tendering Law in Canada, June 2010.
  • Panel/Presentation – “Fairness Monitors and Process Monitors”, The Canadian Institute seminars, Changing the Face of Tendering Law in Canada, June 2010.
  • Presentation – “Managing Risk on Construction Projects:  Lessons Learned from Construction Claims”, Federated Press seminar, 3rd Minimizing Construction Risk Course, May 2009.
  • Presentation – “The law of Tendering”, Lorman seminar, Managing Construction Projects in Ontario, May 2009.
  • Presentation – “Working it Out Without Litigation”, Lorman seminar, What to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad in Ontario, August 2008.
  • Presentation – “Dealing with Mould and Issues Under the TPA”, Southwest Spring Conference, April 2005.
  • In addition to the above, Dan has assisted in the preparation of several papers and presentations and conducted legal seminars on construction and surety law related
    issues for:
    • The Ontario Hospital Association;
    • The Construction Law Association;
    • The Toronto Construction Association;
    • The Canadian Construction Association;
    • The Canadian Institute;
    • Lorman;
    • Federated Press; and
    • Others.