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Keith Bannon

Managing Partner


Keith Bannon is Glaholt Bowles LLP's Managing Partner. He has practiced exclusively in Construction Law for over fifteen years. 

Keith has represented owners, contractors, and subcontractors in construction disputes in Court proceedings and private arbitrations. 

In addition, Keith drafts and negotiates construction contracts on behalf of clients across all industries (i.e. infrastructure, industrial, and residential). 


  • Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.
  • Ontario Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Past Executive Member.
  • The Advocates' Society , Past Co-Chair of the Construction Law Practice Group.

Representative Work

  • Infrastructure (oil and gas): Co-Counsel for the owner in an Arbitration involving a cross border project.
  • Major Transit Hub: Co-counsel for construction manager in multi-party lien and civil actions respecting renovation of major transit facility.
  • High rise construction: Representation of developer for contract drafting and negotiation of mixed use tower (commercial, hotel, and residential).
  • Industrial: Representation of owner for contract drafting and negotiation of major plant upgrades and constructions.
  • Infrastructure (Water treatment plant): Counsel for the contractor in a dispute with the owner regarding payment.
  • Condominium construction: Trial Counsel to contractor in a multiparty lien action focused on issues of contract interpretation and the application of the Construction Act thereto.
  • Infrastructure (stadiums): Counsel to the contractor in a dispute with its subcontractors.
  • Infrastructure (gas plant): Representation of the contractor in contract negotiations with a municipality to build and service a plant.

Representative Publications

  • "Prompt Payment and Adjudication Beyond Ontario", 2019 Q3 Lexpert Magazine 11.
  • "The New Ontario Construction Act - What CBVs Should Know", 2018 Journal of Business Valuation.
  • "Project Consultants: Experts on Site and Now in the Courtroom", Construction Law Letter, Vol. 31, No. 6, July/August 2015.
  • "Recent Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution", in Glaholt LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Review of Construction Law: Recent Developments (Toronto: Carswell, 2012) at pg 305.

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