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Jonathan Goode

Tel: 416 360 4733  Fax: 1 888 463 8133
Email: jgoode@torkinmanes.com

Jonathan is a partner at Torkin Manes. He practises exclusively in the area of construction law, on behalf of general contractors, public and private owners, sureties, subcontractors, suppliers, financial institutions and design professionals.

Jonathan’s practice is focused on construction claims, defences and surety bond work, employing alternative dispute resolution and advocacy at trial and appellate levels. Jonathan’s practice also includes all aspects of construction document drafting including General Contracts, Trade Contracts, Architectural and Engineering Services Contracts, Subcontracts, Supply and transportation contracts.

Jonathan is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Queen’s University and teaches a sessional course on Canadian Construction Law.

Jonathan has extensive experience representing contractors and home owners in residential construction disputes. He also represents parties in respect of proceedings under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act at the License Appeal Tribunal and in negotiating New Home Warranty claims.

 

  • Construction Law and the Engineer

    Professional Engineers Ontario - East Toronto Chapter

  • Fundamental Concepts under the Construction Lien Act

    Chinese Professional Association of Canada

  • Construction Law for Professional Engineers

    Professional Engineers Ontario (York Chapter)

  • Construction Law for Professional Engineers

    Professional Engineers Ontario (Toronto East Chapter)

  • The Nightmare Construction Project: What To Do When What Can Go Wrong, Does Go Wrong

    Torkin Manes LLP/Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Ontario Chapter seminar

  • Fundamental Concepts under the Construction Lien Act

    AECON Law Day Seminar

  • Managing Risk in Construction Contracts

    Presented to the Building and Concrete Restoration Association of Ontario

  • Build it and they will come: Amendments to the Construction Lien Act

    Torkin Manes Focus - Spring 2011

  • Construction Law Primer - What In-house Counsel Need to Know: Fundamental Concepts under the Construction Lien Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.C.30.

    Torkin Manes LLP/Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Ontario Chapter seminar

  • Case Comment: Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

    Lexis Nexis Construction Law Letter, v. 24, no. 5

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association - Construction Law Section
  • Member and Past-President, Bay Street Rugby Football Club
  • Board of Directors, Corktown Residents and Business Association

Services

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2006

Education

  • LL.B., Queen’s University, 2005
  • B.A., McGill University, 2000