GLENN W. ACKERLEY is a partner with the law firm of WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto. With almost 25 years of experience, Glenn practices exclusively in the area of construction and procurement law, representing clients from across the construction industry—including public and private owners, contractors, subtrades, suppliers, and design consultants—in a variety of construction-related matters. He regularly advises on project structures, construction and consultant contracts, procurement issues, and risk-avoidance strategies, often in the role of the “project lawyer”.
Glenn is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and has been recognized as a leading construction law practitioner in both the Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada. In terms of procurement, he has been named in the International Who’s Who of Public Procurement Lawyers, and the Chambers Global directory for Public Procurement for Canada. He is active in the construction industry, having been Chairman of the Board of the Toronto Construction Association, and currently serving on the Board of the Canadian Construction Association. He taught Construction Law at Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science for many years, and continues as an instructor at the Admission Course of the Ontario Association of Architects. Glenn speaks and writes regularly on construction and procurement matters for legal and industry conferences, seminars and publications.