Construction Laws & Claims (IIMB)

CIP Society Webinar

Online, Winnipeg, MB Map
Date and Time: October 03, 2023 11:00am - 1:15 pm CDT

This is the registration page for IIMB members. Please register with your local Institute office: IIBC , IISA & IIS.


Construction law can be complex and challenging to navigate, especially for those who are not familiar with the legal system. With various laws, regulations and policies governing construction projects it is essential to have a clear understanding of the legal frame work to avoid disputes. Get an overview of the various construction laws and types of construction claims that can occur, both during and after construction completes.      

Webinar Objectives

Explore types of potential claims during and post-construction    
• Review construction law and the impact on claims, with a distinction between property and liability claims 
• Identify types of insurance policies when dealing with construction claims 
• Examine coverages and common exclusions of various construction insurance policies and how they work together in a claim
• Discuss construction claims case laws   

Webinar Presenters

Alexandre Maltas, Partner - Whitelaw Twining 
Alex joined Whitelaw Twining in 2007 and has broad experience before all levels of the British Columbia courts.  Alex's practice focuses on construction, commercial and professional liablity matters. In addition, he has particular expertise in construction insurance, warranty and surety related matters.

May Mehrabi, Senior Associate - Whitelaw Twining    
May began her career at Whitelaw Twining in 2013.  She has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of courts in British Columbia.  May practices in the area of general insurance litigation with a focus on construction and professional liability matters.  She has extensive experience dealing with new home warranty litigation on both the defence and recovery sides. 

Corporate Rate: For groups of 6 or more $64.29 + GST/ person (plus membership fee if not a member of the Insurance Institute).  Please email or call 204-956-1702 to register

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CE Credits:     2 CE Hours (#42373).
*** Full attendance is required.*** Late arrival or early departure results in no CE hours issued as per ICM regulations. For a webinar, this includes a transmission disruption due to unresolvable technical issues. Partial hours cannot be issued. 

Cancellation Policy: No cancellation allowed. Substitute welcome as long as we are notified more than 24 hours prior to the webinar. All registrants will receive an e-mail providing the link to the Webinar the day before.

Membership: Insurance Institute membership is required. IIMB Membership Fee of $85.71 + GST is applicable (membership expires May 31, 2024).  For assistance to renew or process your membership, please contact .

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Kimmy Fung, Education & Events Administrator
Insurance Institute of Manitoba
T: 204.956.1702 ext 102