- About Wade
- Publications & Speaking
- Community Involvement
- Notable Work & Decisions
Since being called to the Ontario Bar in 2000, Wade has been a commercial litigator in a wide variety of business disputes. Wade has successfully appeared before various courts and tribunals including arbitrations including the Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Divisional Court, Federal Court and the Court of Appeal.
Wade has extensive court-room experience in a broad range of contractual and business disputes, including oppression remedy and injunction applications. Wade has developed a reputation as a creative and resourceful litigator who focuses on achieving results for clients.
Wade’s practice has an emphasis on Construction Law and focuses upon disputes arising during the construction process from the tendering phase through to substantial completion and beyond.
Wade has represented owners, contractors, suppliers and other construction professionals in pre-tender, tender and construction phase disputes. Wade also acts as counsel and assists smaller law firms that require construction law representation and has developed a strong reputation for obtaining results and preserving the solicitor-client relationship of the referring firm.
University of Western Ontario
Publications & Speaking
“Satellite Dish Complaints get no reception at SCC”, an article in Canadian Lawyer, November/December 2007, that reported upon Wade’s application for leave to the Supreme Court regarding rights of condominium unit holders;
“Pay When Paid Clauses: Assessing the Risk”, Ontario Construction Report, December, 2006;
Guest Lecturer, Law Clerks of Ontario Conference, 2004 “Injunction Motions”
Presenter, Accountants and the New Expert Evidence Rules, 2009
Guest Lecturer, Law Clerks of Ontario Conference, 2010 “Promissory Notes and Limitation Periods”
Notable Work & Decisions
Wade recently won a large-scale and complex commercial litigation trial that included issues such as frustration of contract and the legal consequences of the Statute of Frauds.
Middlesex Law Association
Ontario Construction Law Association
Ontario Bar Association
London Home Builders Association
London & District Construction Association
Law Society of Upper Canada
The Advocates’ Society
Former Member of the Board of Trustees, Middlesex Law Association