At a Glance

The construction team at Carfra Lawton regularly assists its clients in all manner of construction disputes, especially those at the intersection of insurance and construction. We act for a diverse range of participants in BC’s booming construction industry including insurers, homeowners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and government bodies.


  • Damage Claims

    When damage occurs during a construction project we are ready to assess and defend these claims, while always bearing in mind the relevant insurance issues.

  • Subrogation

    When an insurance loss has been caused by a third party, we thoroughly assess the issue and prepare a strong defense.

  • Defence of Contractors and Sub-Trades

    We work with insured contractors and sub-trades to provide an effective defence that balances the need for timely, cost-effective resolution with the protection of their reputations and ongoing business relationships. 

  • Defect and Warranty Claims

    Carfra Lawton is attuned to the unique considerations involved in handling defect claims, especially in regard to CGL and Wrap Up insurers’ involvement in responding to defect claims.

  • Design Professional Negligence

    Well versed in the law of professional negligence in the construction context, we are able to offer sound advice and advocacy to professional construction consultants such as architects and engineers.

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