W. Andrew McLauchlin

(incorporating the practice of McLauchlin & Associates)

W. Andrew McLauchlin is recognized as one of Canada's leading construction law lawyers.

Andy has practiced exclusively in the area of Construction Law since his call to the Bar in 1975. He has practiced trial and appellate advocacy at all levels of court. Andy is experienced in all forms of alternate dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Andy is a former instructor at the Bar Admission Course and a former lecturer at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Engineering. He is a member of the teaching faculty of the Construction Education Council and the University of Waterloo. He is a frequent speaker at professional and industry organizations and author of numerous publications.

Andy is a member of The Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association, The Advocates' Society, Defence Research Institute and the Toronto Construction Association. Andy is recognized in the area of Construction Law in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as most frequently recommended, The Lexpert/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers and maintains the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent. Andy is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada as Lawyer of the Year — Construction — Toronto, 2014. He is also certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a Certified Specialist in Construction Law. Andy is an Inaugural Fellow and Governor and Past President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.


Bachelor of Arts, York University
Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Ontario

Bar Admission

Called to the Bar (Ontario), 1975

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Upper Canada
Ontario Bar Association — Construction and Infrastructure Law Section
Canadian Bar Association — Ontario
American Bar Association
Defence Research Institute
Advocates Society
Toronto Construction Association
Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
Toronto Lawyers Association

Contact Andy

(416) 368-2510

(416) 368-2599


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