“Harvey Kirsh is well known throughout Canada as a leader in the field of construction law. He has written leading texts and articles on construction law and alternative dispute resolution topics, and, both as counsel and as arbitrator and mediator, has been involved in the resolution of claims and disputes arising out of some of the most significant and high-profile public and private construction projects in Canada.”

Executive Director, Development and Construction, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

“Harvey Kirsh has worked tirelessly over the past two decades to further the development of construction law in Canada. Both through his advocacy work in court and his activities outside the courtroom, he has made an important contribution to the law in this field.”

Chief Justice Beverley M. McLachlin, Supreme Court of Canada

“Insofar as engineering, construction and procurement are concerned, Harvey has distinguished himself as being very experienced, practical, intelligent, hardworking and reliable, and he has been recognized in the industry and by his peers as one of the leading lawyers in this field in North America. Should you require the services of a person of integrity and commitment who will provide superior services as an arbitrator or a mediator, I recommend Harvey Kirsh as the person for the task.”

Vice-President, Legal, General Counsel and Secretary, UMA Group Ltd. | AECOM Technology Corporation

“Based on his unparalleled grasp of the construction industry and his fairness and objectiveness, I would highly recommend Harvey Kirsh to arbitrate or mediate construction disputes.”

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc.

“Harvey Kirsh has a long and distinguished career in all facets of construction law. I would not hesitate to recommend him as someone whom one would expect to provide top notch services as an arbitrator or mediator.”

President and Chief Executive Officer, Northland Power Inc.

“Harvey has consistently impressed me with his integrity, intelligence, breadth of knowledge and experience, and his ability to take a practical and businesslike approach to finding solutions to complex legal and factual issues. I would not hesitate to recommend Harvey as an arbitrator or mediator.”

Chief Compliance Counsel, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

“Through all of the time I spent with Mr. Kirsh, I found him to be the consummate gentleman who remained in control of all unexpected situations during the life of the large complex dispute. With him as a mediator, I have full confidence that Mr. Kirsh would meticulously test all claims and allegations presented and ultimately provide an equitable resolution.”

Founder and Managing Director, TDF, LLC, A Construction Consulting Services Company

“Regarding the effectiveness which I found with respect to Harvey Kirsh’s style as a mediator, I would both use him again and recommend him to others in a ‘heartbeat’. I know that others will do well through the thoroughness and thoughtfulness of his approaches.”

Senior Partner, McInnes Cooper

“Mr. Kirsh’s track record in all aspects of legal support and advice has made him synonymous with the Canadian construction industry where his reputation is outstanding. He is one of Canada’s finest construction lawyers with extensive practical and legal experience to allow him to arbitrate and mediate the most challenging of cases.”

President and General Manager, Aluma Systems Concrete Construction

“Put simply and briefly, there are few if any Canadian construction lawyers who are as knowledgeable as Harvey Kirsh in respect of both construction industry issues and the application to them of a profoundly deep understanding of substantive construction law. His unique combination of theory and practice makes him particularly useful to any parties seeking a reliable assessment by mediation of the probable outcome of a trial or seeking a binding adjudication of a dispute by arbitration.”

Senior Counsel, Ricketts, Harris LLP, Barristers and Solicitors

“Harvey Kirsh is considered by the courts, the bar, and law faculties to be a leading counsel, arbitrator, mediator, author, commentator, teacher and academic in the construction law and related fields and has the highest reputation based on his knowledge, experience, competence and integrity.”

Construction Lien Master, Ontario Superior Court of Justice