Jeremy Rankin has a broad commercial litigation practice with a focus on construction, infrastructure and real estate disputes. Jeremy finds creative and practical solutions to his clients’ cases and is highly responsive. He cares deeply about the issues his clients are facing and makes his clients’ problems, his problems.
Jeremy is an executive member of McMillan’s National Construction Group. He represents stakeholders at every level of the construction pyramid, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers and consultants. Jeremy has acted on behalf of clients in disputes concerning cost overruns, interference, extras, delays, scope of work changes, holdback, COVID-19, bonds, liens and other construction impact claims in litigation, adjudication, mediation and arbitration. Jeremy also regularly advises developers regarding disputes with regulatory bodies and purchasers of real property, and assists landlords and tenants resolve commercial leasing disputes
Jeremy has helped clients resolve disputes relating to the construction of biomass plants, hydroelectric power stations, transformer stations, universities, medical facilities, hotels, food processing plants, water treatment plants, and large commercial, residential, and condominium developments.
Experienced in a broad range of litigation matters, Jeremy has also represented clients in franchise disputes, injunctions, jurisdictional challenges, enforcement of foreign judgments and letters rogatory, and a wide range of complex contractual disputes. Jeremy has represented clients in proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court, the Licence Appeal Tribunal and numerous adjudicators and arbitration tribunals.
Jeremy writes and presents regularly on developments in construction law matters and the Construction Act.