Lunch and Learn Seminar: Navigating Construction Contracts

  • 23 Feb 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP (#1200-925 W. Georgia St) & Zoom
  • 18


Registration is closed

Please note that we are currently at capacity for in-person attendance—we invite you to attend virtually and/or to join the waitlist!

Join us for an engaging inaugural Lunch and Learn seminar, hosted by Seema Lal and Cen Yang at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP (Singleton Reynolds). This exclusive event is tailored for lawyers and law students, offering valuable insights into the intricacies of construction contracts. We thank Singleton Reynolds for graciously offering FACL BC their space. 


  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm: Registration and Lunch
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm: Seminar on Construction Contracts 
  • 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm: Q&A Session and Closing Remarks

    Key Highlights:

    • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the nuances of construction contracts.
    • Explore recent developments in relation to construction contracts and dispute
    • Learn practical tips for drafting and negotiating construction contracts.
    • Network with fellow legal professionals and law students.

    Registration: Secure your spot by registering in advance. Complimentary lunch will be provided courtesy of Singleton Reynolds. Only 20-25 in-person spots are available for this exclusive event. Alternatively, a Zoom link will be provided to those who register for virtual attendance.

    Hosted by: Seema Lal, Partner and Co-Chair of the Construction and Infrastructure practice group, and Cen Yang, Associate of the Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Insurance Practice Groups at Singleton Reynolds. 

    This seminar is eligible for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits, providing you with an opportunity to enhance your professional skills and stay updated on crucial legal topics. Don't miss this unique opportunity to expand your knowledge, connect with industry experts, and enjoy a productive lunch and learn experience. 

    Meet our Hosts 

    Seema Lal is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Construction and Infrastructure practice group, and member of the Commercial and Business Litigation practice group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. Seema is focused on the negotiation and preparation of construction contracts, procurement issues, builders’ liens, disputes; and construction dispute resolution, including claims for extras and delays. She provides strategic legal advice to assist her clients in making informed and effective legal and business decisions.  Through her practice and involvement in industry associations, she has built up an in-depth understanding of the construction sector and the unique issues facing its stakeholders.

    Cen Yang is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Insurance Practice Groups at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. She maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on commercial and workplace disputes, creditor/debtor remedies, insurance defence, and construction litigation. Cen has represented both corporate and individual clients in trials, arbitrations, and mediations on a variety of legal issues. She has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia, and provides legal services in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Cen is also a FACL BC Board Director.


    By attending this event, you agree to abide by the FACL BC Event Code of Conduct.

    If you have any questions about the Code of Conduct, please email

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