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Jonathan Goode

Tel: 416 360 4733 Fax: 1 888 463 8133

Profile

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 focusses 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 the preparation, review and analysis of General Contracts, Trade Contracts, Architectural and Engineering Services Contracts, Subcontracts, Supply, transportation, and cannabis facility 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.

 

 

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association - Construction Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Member and Past-President, Bay Street Rugby Football Club
  • Board of Directors, Corktown Residents and Business Association

Publications & Presentations

Presentation Dec 15, 2016

Construction Law and the Engineer

Professional Engineers Ontario - East Toronto Chapter
Presentation Aug 21, 2015

Fundamental Concepts under the Construction Lien Act

Chinese Professional Association of Canada
Presentation Apr 15, 2014

Construction Law for Professional Engineers

Professional Engineers Ontario (York Chapter)

Education

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

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2006