Jack B.
Berkow
Partner

Jack is a founding partner of BYLD and has practiced with this team of lawyers for almost 30 years. His practice focuses on all aspects of land-based disputes and has a myriad of interests including owners, developers, purchasers, vendors, mortgages, joint venture participants, occupants, lessors and lessees.

“I am certified as a specialist in civil litigation as well as in Construction law. My over 40 years’ experience and creative Approach are an excellent foundation for resolving difficult and Challenging issues.”

Jack has acted as Arbitrator and Mediator on numerous occasions and has been involved in the resolution of many complex construction, real estate and condominium- related disputes.

He is certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in Civil Litigation as well as certified as a specialist in Construction Litigation, and trained in mediation at Harvard Law School. Jack is a former instructor in the Bar Admission Course administered by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is a former executive member of the Canadian Bar Association, among many other associations.

Jack is the author of numerous articles on commercial litigation and construction liens. Jack’s publications include being co-author of Frank Bennett's Handbook on Power of Sale. Most recent lectures include Annual Update on Construction Law delivered to the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario; Sole Source Tender Contracts delivered to The Canadian Institute; Commercial Landlords' Remedies also delivered to The Canadian Institute; Achieving Successful Resolutions in Arbitration and Mediation of Construction Defect Cases delivered to Federated Press.

Contact Jack B. Berkow at:
364-4082   |   jberkow@byldlaw.ca

PRACTICE

All land-based disputes with interests in owners, developers, purchasers, vendors, mortgages, joint venture participants, occupants, lessors and lessees.


EDUCATION

Jack was admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 1975 and holds an LL.B degree (1973) from Osgoode Hall Law School.


CALL TO THE BAR

1975 (Ontario)

ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association
The Advocates Society
American Trial Lawyers Association
Former executive member of the Canadian Bar Association
Former Chairman of the Construction Lien Section, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario.