Kenneth P. Eccleston
Counsel to Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Ken has practised exclusively in the area of construction law for 20 years with an emphasis on contract review and drafting, tender review, Construction Lien Act claims, construction defect claims and delay claims. Ken is considered a leader in the ﬁeld of construction law, having been identiﬁed by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in the ﬁeld and Eccleston LLP as a highly recommended ﬁrm. He has provided legal counsel to developers, owners, architects, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, banks and surety bonding companies.
Ken is certiﬁed by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Construction Law and often speaks on construction law issues to both legal and industry groups. Ken is also involved with the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations in continuing legal education on the development of the law in the construction ﬁeld and has hosted major conferences in the ﬁeld of construction law.
Ken practiced with Douglas N. Macklem, the co-author of Construction Builders’ and Mechanics’ Liens in Canada the leading publication in the ﬁeld, at the law ﬁrm of Houser, Henry, Loudon and Syron until 1992 when he joined the ﬁrm of Atlin, Cohen, Armel. In June of 1994, and in association with Ken Movat, the boutique ﬁrm of Movat, Eccleston and subsequently the ﬁrm of Eccleston LLP was formed which provides advice exclusively in the ﬁeld of Construction related matters including contract formation and litigation.