Provided by Geza Banfai
Geza Banfai practices exclusively in McMillan's Infrastructure and Construction groups, counselling a variety of clients, from small concerns to national/multinational giants. He has represented every participant in the construction pyramid, from construction lenders/owners to general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers, as well as design professionals, in a wide-ranging practice from front-end project delivery advice and the negotiation of contracts of many types, to claims and disputes. Geza’s long involvement with the industry and the profession is deep and extensive, and includes Fellowship in the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, sitting as the ex-officio legal representative on the Canadian Construction Documents Committee, and participation in the Advisory Group which assisted the implementation of Ontario’s new Construction Act. He is also prominent in legal education, spearheading a number of industry and professional programs including the highly successful annual Osgoode Certificate Course in Construction Law, National Edition. His awards and recognitions include the Toronto Construction Association’s 2011 Donald P. Giffin Construction Achievement Award, the 2016 OBA Award of Excellence in Construction and Infrastructure Law, and being named 2017 Toronto Construction Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada.
Toronto-based Geza Banfai of McMillan LLP advises on a broad array of matters, including contract agreements and disputes, earning further recognition for his academic contributions to the sector.
"Geza is a highly esteemed practitioner with a keen sense of client service." "He has always been one of the most helpful lawyers in the construction industry."