McInnes Cooper's John O'Dea in the Newfoundland & Labrador Construction Association's 2016 NLCA Construction Journal: Deciphering the Newfoundland and Labrador Mechanics' Lien Act
November 1, 2015
By John O'Dea QC, Partner at McInnes Cooper,
Megan Sheppard, Former Lawyer at McInnes Cooper
Mechanics’ liens are created by legislation – in Newfoundland and Labrador, by the Mechanics’ Lien Act – for a simple purpose: providing workers, subcontractors and suppliers with some security for the improvements they’ve contributed to an owner’s property, and thus that the owner who gets the benefit of the work and materials also gets the burden of paying.
In “Deciphering the Newfoundland and Labrador Mechanics’ Lien Act”, McInnes Cooper lawyer John O’Dea, QC provides 10 FAQs to help you decipher the rather complicated mechanics’ liens regime in Newfoundland and Labrador. Read his article as published in the Newfoundland & Labrador Construction Association’s 2016 NLCA Construction Journal.
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