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John N. Craig Q.C.

Partner

Construction and Contract Litigation and Arbitration Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary and Doha

T: 403.298.3463
T: +974 4433 7367

John Craig is on a leave of absence from the firm starting May 1, 2015.

John Craig focuses primarily on construction and contract interpretation litigation and arbitration.

John assists international and domestic owners, contractors and engineers with the review and drafting of construction and joint venture contracts, project specific E&O, builders' risk course of construction and liability insurance, performance, bid and labour and materials bonds and tender documents. He has also practised extensively in the areas of builders' liens and environmental health and safety issues.

John is acknowledged as a leading construction law practitioner by client and peer review publications The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He is also a fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.

Active as a volunteer, John is a former director of the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association and a former director of the Arthritis Society. He has also been actively involved in leadership positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Select Experience

  • Acted for and continuing to act for, international national energy companies in drafting multimillion dollar EPCM and Works construction contracts for multibillion dollar projects.
  • Acted for and continuing to act for, international and national energy companies in disputes regarding cost over-runs and schedule delays in multibillion dollar projects.
  • Acted for a contractor in review and drafting of standard construction agreements.

Recent Recognitions

  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    John N. Craig Q.C., received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
  • 2016, Who's Who Legal Construction

    John N. Craig Q.C., recognized as a leading construction lawyer
  • 2017, The Legal 500 Canada

    John N. Craig Q.C., recommended, Energy - Power

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