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January 28, 2010 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
There is a lack of understanding in the building envelope industry on legal issues arising from Warranty Reviews and 2-5-10 Year Warranty Claims. John Mendes will present on legal issues arising from 2-5-10 Year Warranty Claims with a focus on end-of-warranty reviews by consultants. This presentation will also provide an overview of some legal issues pertaining to building owners arising from the warranty reviews and claims.
John Mendes is a partner of Lesperance Mendes Law Firm , and has practised in the areas of construction, commercial , and condominium law since his call to the Bar in 1986. Prior to establishing Lesperance Mendes in 1997, John was a partner in a large Vancouver firm and the chairperson of its construction law group. John was awarded a Master of Laws degree by Queen’s University in 1986. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from UBC in 1984 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981.
John has been the chairperson of Lesperance Mendes’ construction defect practice group since the inception of the firm. John and his firm has represented private and public owners in claims arising out of the defective construction of condominiums, commercial buildings, bridges, highways and other infrastructure projects.