John Melia


John’s practice focuses on all aspects of construction law and commercial litigation.

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613.238.6321 ext 292

Legal Clerk / Assistant
Favour Jojolola
613.238.6321 ext. 298
Legal Clerk / Assistant
Muna Ndulewe

With over 20 years of dedicated counsel work, John is a leading construction and commercial law advocate and dispute resolution lawyer. His wide ranging experience includes representation of Canadian and international contractors, subcontractors and construction managers, municipal, institutional and commercial owners, professional engineers, construction insurers and bonding companies.

John’s construction law practice includes construction contract drafting and review, project delivery and financing advice, public and private procurement advice, course of construction counsel work, construction liens, delay claims, deficiency and warranty disputes and construction bonding and insurance matters.

In addition, John is widely regarded as a leading commercial dispute resolution counsel with expertise in corporate governance, shareholder and partnership relationships, real property and development issues, commercial leasing matters, banking, insolvency and restructuring arrangements.

John is a Lexpert ranked construction lawyer since 2021 and was a featured lawyer in the 2022 Lexpert Special Edition on Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers.