Patricia (Trish) Morrison KC > Borden Ladner Gervais LLP > Calgary, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Centennial Place, East Tower
520 3rd Avenue SW, Suite 1900
Calgary, AB T2P 0R3
Canada

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner and National Business Leader, Construction

Career

Patricia (“Trish”) Morrison, K.C. is a Partner and the National Business Leader of BLG’s Construction Group. Trish provides strategic advice on the management of risk on construction projects, from project start to completion. She has extensive experience in the mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction disputes on large scale commercial, industrial, and infrastructure projects, such as disputes involving tenders, RFPs, construction contracts, liens, design and engineering issues, construction deficiencies, cost overruns and delay. Trish also advises on front-end project matters such as project delivery models, tendering and other procurement methods, contract negotiation and drafting, and provides advisory services throughout projects. Trish is a Fellow and Vice President of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. She is a frequent speaker and writer on construction industry topics and is called to the Alberta Bar and Manitoba Bar. Trish is recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Construction in Chambers Canada; in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Construction Law); in Who’s Who Legal: Canada and Who’s Who Legal: Construction; and as a litigation star (Construction and Environmental) and one of the “Top 100 Women in Litigation” by Benchmark Canada.

Languages

English

Memberships

Fellow and Vice President, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers; Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association, National Construction Section; Member, The Advocates’ Society.

Education

LLB, University of Calgary, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Construction

(Leading Individuals)

Patricia Morrison KCBorden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP delivers first-rate expertise on a wealth of project types, from transport and health service ventures through to social infrastructures and energy schemes. Patricia Morrison KC leads the practice from the Calgary office and thrives on commercial, industrial and infrastructure project disputes in addition to front-end matters such as deliver models, tenders and contract negotiations; she operates alongside Jeffrey Vallis KC, an expert on the contentious front who caters to owners, lenders, contractors and subcontracts on a broad range of blockbuster disputes. Toronto-based Richard Shaban serves as a transactional, project delivery and procurement expert, who has forged an enviable reputation within the healthcare space meanwhile, over in Montreal, Simon Grégoire is a star name for disputes relating to infrastructure and energy projects. Further core strengths of the practice include project governance models, public funding and private financing structures, land acquisition, project agreements and project administration matters, among many others.

Canada > Infrastructure projects

With a presence in key provinces across Canada, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP‘s extensive geographical spread is supported by a broad sector focus. The infrastructure practice combines partners specializing in procurement, construction and litigation and is active across all core infrastructure sectors, including energy, transportation and social infrastructure. Vancouver-based Robert Shouldice heads the infrastructure team and advises on project planning, structuring and implementation. Other key contacts include Douglas Sanders and Richard Shaban, who co-lead the procurement group out of Vancouver and Toronto respectively, and Calgary-based construction lead Patricia Morrison KC. Vancouver’s Sarah Bird is a talented up-and-coming partner.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Alberta

(Leading Individuals)

Patricia Morrison KC – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

In Calgary, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP thrives on a number of litigious fronts including pipeline, construction, electricity, insolvency and securities-related litigation. Local practice head Patricia Morrison KC was appointed to KC in April 2022, a recognition of her routine involvement in colossal infrastructure, industrial and commercial project disputes, and the team is also bolstered by the presence of Randall Block KC, widely considered a market leader for all-manner of energy and oil and gas litigation. As for the Ontario practice, David Di Paolo, Nadia Effendi and Kathleen McDormand take lead with their team garnering particular recognition for its performance in class action defence, investigations, commercial fraud and white-collar crime proceedings in addition to financial institution, securities and banking-related matters. Guy Pratte is a particular standout at the Toronto office, largely due to his first-rate track record in commercial litigation, class action, constitutional law and administrative law proceedings. Mathieu Piché-Messier and Gabriel Lefebvre jointly spearhead the Quebec practice which provides the firm with cybersecurity, privacy, IP, arbitration and ADR proficiency, meanwhile in Vancouver, Robert Deane and Sarah McEachern co-lead a team with significant fraud, insurance, cybersecurity, banking and aboriginal right capabilities.

Canada > Dispute resolution: British Columbia

In Calgary, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP thrives on a number of litigious fronts including pipeline, construction, electricity, insolvency and securities-related litigation. Local practice head Patricia Morrison KC was appointed to KC in April 2022, a recognition of her routine involvement in colossal infrastructure, industrial and commercial project disputes, and the team is also bolstered by the presence of Randall Block KC, widely considered a market leader for all-manner of energy and oil and gas litigation. As for the Ontario practice, David Di Paolo, Nadia Effendi and Kathleen McDormand take lead with their team garnering particular recognition for its performance in class action defence, investigations, commercial fraud and white-collar crime proceedings in addition to financial institution, securities and banking-related matters. Guy Pratte is a particular standout at the Toronto office, largely due to his first-rate track record in commercial litigation, class action, constitutional law and administrative law proceedings. Mathieu Piché-Messier and Gabriel Lefebvre jointly spearhead the Quebec practice which provides the firm with cybersecurity, privacy, IP, arbitration and ADR proficiency, meanwhile in Vancouver, Robert Deane and Sarah McEachern co-lead a team with significant fraud, insurance, cybersecurity, banking and aboriginal right capabilities.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Quebec

In Calgary, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP thrives on a number of litigious fronts including pipeline, construction, electricity, insolvency and securities-related litigation. Local practice head Patricia Morrison KC was appointed to KC in April 2022, a recognition of her routine involvement in colossal infrastructure, industrial and commercial project disputes, and the team is also bolstered by the presence of Randall Block KC, widely considered a market leader for all-manner of energy and oil and gas litigation. As for the Ontario practice, David Di Paolo, Nadia Effendi and Kathleen McDormand take lead with their team garnering particular recognition for its performance in class action defence, investigations, commercial fraud and white-collar crime proceedings in addition to financial institution, securities and banking-related matters. Guy Pratte is a particular standout at the Toronto office, largely due to his first-rate track record in commercial litigation, class action, constitutional law and administrative law proceedings. Mathieu Piché-Messier and Gabriel Lefebvre jointly spearhead the Quebec practice which provides the firm with cybersecurity, privacy, IP, arbitration and ADR proficiency, meanwhile in Vancouver, Robert Deane and Sarah McEachern co-lead a team with significant fraud, insurance, cybersecurity, banking and aboriginal right capabilities.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Ontario

In Calgary, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP thrives on a number of litigious fronts including pipeline, construction, electricity, insolvency and securities-related litigation. Local practice head Patricia Morrison KC was appointed to KC in April 2022, a recognition of her routine involvement in colossal infrastructure, industrial and commercial project disputes, and the team is also bolstered by the presence of Randall Block KC, widely considered a market leader for all-manner of energy and oil and gas litigation. As for the Ontario practice, David Di Paolo, Nadia Effendi and Kathleen McDormand take lead with their team garnering particular recognition for its performance in class action defence, investigations, commercial fraud and white-collar crime proceedings in addition to financial institution, securities and banking-related matters. Guy Pratte is a particular standout at the Toronto office, largely due to his first-rate track record in commercial litigation, class action, constitutional law and administrative law proceedings. Mathieu Piché-Messier and Gabriel Lefebvre jointly spearhead the Quebec practice which provides the firm with cybersecurity, privacy, IP, arbitration and ADR proficiency, meanwhile in Vancouver, Robert Deane and Sarah McEachern co-lead a team with significant fraud, insurance, cybersecurity, banking and aboriginal right capabilities.