Bill Woodhead is a senior associate in our Corporate Commercial Group in our Calgary office. Bill is developing a practice in corporate/commercial, construction and energy law, with an emphasis on public-private partnerships and construction contracts (negotiation, drafting and review). He has experience with drafting and reviewing procurement documents and project agreements for a variety of construction and engineering projects, internal corporate reorganizations, asset purchase and sale transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.
Bill completed his articles with BLG in May 2012. Before law school, he worked for six years as a project and account manager in the software industry.?
•Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program
•Volunteer, BLG United Way Program
Publications & Presentations
•Co-Author, Contracts with unknown entities, Construction Business, March/April 2017.
•Quoted, Procurement law trends: Legal experts take a look at the trends and issues affecting procurement law?, Purchasing B2B, March 2017.
•Presenter, Practical Advice for Drafting Tendering and Construction Contracts, 8th Public Construction Contracting and Tendering Course, December 15-16, 2015.
•Co-Author, Legal matters: Good faith and duty of honest performance, Journal of Commerce, May 2015.
•Co-Author, Builders' lien claims can become an abuse of process, Journal of Commerce, March 2015.
•Author, Great Big World: Protecting interests when entering into contracts with foreign suppliers, Purchasing B2B, October 2014.
•Author, Is the sky the limit? A look at limitation of liability causes, On-Site Magazine, October 2014.
•Co-Author, Updated Design-Build Contracts, Construction Business, January/February 2014.
•Co-Author, “ Sustainability in the Supply Chain, ” Purchasing B2B, January 2014.
•Co-Author, “ Contract Wording Critical: The Clear and Unambiguous Contract Has Yet to be Written,” Construction Canada, December 2013.
•Co-Author, “ To Terminate, or not to Terminate?, ” On-Site Magazine, December 2013.
•Quoted, New Design-Build Contracts Released, Journal of Commerce article by Jessica Krippendorf, December 2013.
•Co-Author, Force Majeure in Commercial Contracts, Purchasing B2B, August 2013.
•Co-Author, Shareholder Activism: be Prepared and be Proactive, Business in Vancouver, March 2013.
•Co-Author, Tender with Care, On-Site Magazine, February 2013.
•Co-Author, P3s and the Canadian Experience with Risk Management, Public Sector Digest, September 2012.
•Director, British Columbia Construction Round Table
•Member, Canadian Bar Association, Business Law and Construction Law Subsections
•Member, Law Society of British Columbia, Yukon and Alberta
•Member, Association for Corporate Growth