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James Little is a Partner in the Construction and Infrastructure Practice Group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. He advises on domestic and international construction disputes, including court proceedings, negotiation, arbitration and other dispute resolution alternatives and for a wide variety of construction industry clients. 

In particular, James has advised clients of all sizes and on a variety of different types of projects including on major national and international infrastructure projects, mining projects, hospitals, commercial and residential construction. His focus is on providing a high level of service through effective and timely advice and advocacy while managing and resolving disputes. James is often called upon to advise on construction projects during the design and construction phase also provides ongoing advice in respect of dispute avoidance and claims management. 

James was part of the legal team advising the Ontario government in respect of the modernization of the Construction Act which resulted in the creation of a system of prompt payment and adjudication applicable in Ontario’s construction industry. James similarly provided advice to the Government of Canada in respect of the introduction of its new prompt payment and adjudication legislation. 

James has been recognized as a leading construction lawyer by Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal and Benchmark Canada and was recently featured as a leading litigation lawyer in Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List. 

Updated March 2023