R. Bruce Reynolds

150 King Street West
Suite 2512
Toronto, ON M5H 1J9

R. Bruce Reynolds

Bruce Reynolds, FCIArb, is the chair of the international construction projects group and a partner in the construction group of the Toronto office of Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. He focuses his practice on both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of construction, insurance, and surety law, with a special emphasis on international arbitration, both as counsel and arbitrator. He is a co-author of Scott and Reynolds on Surety Bonds (Carswell); co-author of Construction, Builders and Mechanics’ Liens in Canada, seventh edition (Carswell); and a co-author of A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law (Carswell). He recently acted as Counsel for the Ontario government to conduct a review of the Construction Lien Act, and is currently acting for the Government of Canada conducting a prompt payment review in respect of federal construction.

Mr. Reynolds is former co-chair of the international construction projects committee of the International Bar Association; Vice President of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers; a past governor of the American College of Construction Lawyers; and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a past member of the executive of the Canadian Bar Association construction law section, was an executive of the construction law section of the Ontario Bar Association, and was its chair for two terms. He is also a former vice chair of the fidelity and surety law committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) torts and insurance practice section. He is, as well, a member of ABA’s forum on the construction industry.

Mr. Reynolds was a founding fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, and is a past president. He was named Toronto Construction Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. He is listed in Chambers Global (Band 1, construction law), Canadian Who’s Who, and the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He is also listed in Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent.  He has also been named an Acritas Star. Mr. Reynolds was recognized by the Benchmark Canada Awards as Construction Litigator of the Year, and was the recipient of an award from the Council of Ontario Construction Association for outstanding contributions to the construction industry. Canadian Lawyer Magazine has recognized Mr. Reynolds as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada: “Bruce is a meticulous, professional and absolutely innovative individual.” Most recently, Mr. Reynolds Received a Client Choice Award for Arbitration and ADR.

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