Chris Hirst is Alexander Holburn’s Managing Partner and the leader of the firm’s Construction + Engineering Practice. Chris is also a member of the firm’s Environmental, Insurance and Maritime Practices.
His practice is focused on assisting construction industry clients in the management of procurement issues, the negotiation and drafting of contracts, and the resolution of builders’ liens and other construction based litigation. Chris also provides environmental advice to clients including a major Canadian oil company as well as defending professionals in a broad range of error and omission claims.
Chris is a frequent speaker and writer on legal issues of interest to the construction and business communities. He is the co-author of the “Annotated Builders Lien Act, 2007 – 2008” (3rd ed) published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLEBC)and a contributing author to the “Builders Lien Practice Manual” also published by the CLEBC.