David Major

Senior Associate

Toronto
DMajor@blg.com
416.367.6028

David practises construction litigation and acts on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors and surety bonding companies in disputes arising from large-scale construction and engineering projects.

He represents clients in cases that include significant claims involving:

  • breach of contract
  • deficiency
  • delay
  • liquidated damages claims 
He has appeared at Construction Lien Master’s Court, Superior Court and Divisional Court representing counsel for various owners, contractors and subcontractors.

Prior to joining BLG, he was a motivational speaker who presented to over 100,000 people across Canada, the United States and China.

Experience

  • Counsel for a design-build contractor in a dispute arising out of the design and construction of a major highway project.
  • Counsel for a consultant providing architectural and engineering services for the design of multiple subway stations in a complex multi-party dispute involving errors and omissions.
  • Counsel for the design-build contractor in a multi-party action arising out of a dispute over the fabrication and manufacturing of girders for a significant infrastructure project.
  • Counsel for a joint venture international mining project involving a dispute with the owner regarding breaches of contract and tort in respect of an engineering, procurement and construction management agreement.
  • Counsel for the owner of a large distribution centre in a dispute over deficiencies in the construction of a concrete slab.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member-At-Large, Ontario Bar Association, Construction and Infrastructure Section Executive
  • Member, The Advocates' Society

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Ontario

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2015
  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2014
  • BA (Hons.), University of Western Ontario, 2004