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Duncan Glaholt

  • Partner
  • Glaholt LLP
  • 141 Adelaide Street West
    Suite 800
  • Toronto, Ontario, M5H-3L5 Canada
  • Email:
  • Phone: (416) 368-8280
  • Cell:
  • Company Phone: (416) 368-8280
  • Fax: (416) 368-3467


  • Undergraduate: B.A. University of Manitoba, 1974
  • Law School: Univeristy of Toronto, 1977

Career History

B.A. University of Manitoba, 1974

J.D. University of Toronto, 1977 J.D.

Called to bar of Province of Ontario, 1979

Founder of Glaholt LLP, 1986

Certified specialist in Construction Law, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1998

Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, 2004

Chartered Arbitrator, 2009

Professional Activities

Adjunct Professor University of Toronto Law School (Construction Law)

Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Founding Fellow, Past President, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers

Founding Fellow, International Academy of Constructions Lawyers

The Law Society of Upper Canada

Advocates’ Society

County of York Law Association

Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

American Trial Lawyers Association

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Annotated Construction Lien Act, now in its 21st edition, (Carswell, 2016, co-author)

Conduct of a Lien Action, now in its 11th edition, (Carswell, 2016, author)

The Law of ADR in Canada: An Introductory Guide, (LexisNexis, 2011, co-author)

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, (LexisNexis, 2009, co-author)

Construction, Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, (LexisNexis, 2008, co-author)

Construction Builders’ and Mechanics’ Liens in Canada, 7th edition, (Carswell, 2005, co-author)

Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, (Carswell, 2005 – 2011, editor)

O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms11th edition, Building Contracts, Bonds & Indemnities, (Canada Law Book, 2002 and 2007)

Numerous articles on Conciliation, Expert Determination, 100 Day Construction Arbitration, Adjudication, ICC Arbitration, Inquisitorial resolution of large scale construction disputes etc.

Numerous speaking engagements, Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations

Court Admissions

Ontario, Canada

Community Activities

Board of Directors, William Osler Health Centre, 2001 – 2011, one of Canada’s larges public hospitals, Chair of Board 2007 – 2011.

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