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Lena Wang

Partner

Bio

Lena Wang joined Glaholt Bowles LLP as an associate in 2014. Lena has experience working on a variety of disputes related to large infrastructure, industrial and commercial projects. Lena has represented owners, general contractors and architects in proceedings involving liens, trust claims, delay claims and professional negligence claims.

Lena has appeared at all levels of Ontario courts, where she has experience representing clients in all stages of litigation at trial and on appeal.

Lena is an Associate of Canadian Surety Bonding (A.C.S.B.), a designation conferred by the Surety Association of Canada. Lena is a section executive of the CBA's Construction and Infrastructure section. 

Memberships

  • Advocates Society
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association, Construction & Infrastructure Section Executive
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
  • Canadian Association of Women in Construction
  • Surety Association of Canada

Representative Work

    • Acted for subcontractor in claims related to P3 rail project
    • Acted for appellant in decision on jurisdiction of construction lien masters 2020 ONSC 3111
    • Acted for subcontractor in claims related to P3 hospital project 
    • Acted for contractor in expansion and revitalization of Union Station
    • Defence of consultant in claims related to design of railway facility
    • Acted for contractor in dispute over settlement agreement
    • Acted for owner in successfully obtaining declaration of an expired lien 2019 ONSC 3237
    • Acted for contractor on a motion for summary judgement 2016 ONSC 1354
    • Advised owner and consultant on changes to contracts pursuant to the Construction Act

    Speaking

    • Osgoode PD, December 4, 2020: “Managing Contracts & Risks in Design Projects”
    • Canadian Bar Association, November 12, 2020: “Infrastructure and Economic Recovery: Challenges and Opportunities” 
    • Ontario Bar Association, September 30, 2020: “Virtual Litigation in Construction Law: Are you Ready?”
    • Canadian Institute, July 17, 2020: 5th Annual Managing Risk in Construction Contracts & Projects Conference, “Resolving Disputes Through Arbitration”
    • Osgoode LLM, June 2, 2020: Construction Law Course: “Risk Management: insurance and surety”
    • Ontario Architects Association, May 22, 2019: Annual Conference, “Embracing Change: Practicing Under the New Construction Act”

    Representative Publications

    • Wang, “Court of Appeal Considers SCC’s Wellman Decision and Upholds its Prior Decision on s. 7(6) of the Arbitration Act, 1991”, (2020) Glaholt Bowles LLP Fall 2020 Newsletter, Issue 13
    • Wang, “SCC Refuses to Hear Appeal in HOOPP Realty v. GCNA Case”, (2020) Glaholt Bowles LLP Spring 2020 Newsletter, Issue 11
    • A. Lee & L. Wang, “Smart Contracts and Blockchain Technology: Transformation of the Construction Industry” (2019) Glaholt LLP Winter 2019 Newsletter, Issue 9
    • Wang, "Amendments to the Construction Act - Bill 57,the Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018" Ontario Bar Association Construction and Infrastructure Section Newsletter
    • Lee and Wang, "Liening under the new Construction Act", (2018) Glaholt LLP Spring 2018 Newsletter, Issue 3
    • Lee and Wang, "Transitioning to the New Construction Act" (2018) 35:1 Construction Law Letter

    Education & Admissions