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Knowing Your Rights and Remedies Under the Builders Lien Act – Live Online

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Seminar Description: 

The Builders Lien Act provides a very useful tool in the toolbox of an unpaid subcontractor or trade contractor.  However, the Builders Lien Act has set processes and timelines that must be followed in order to allow a subcontractor or trade contractor to avail itself of the rights and remedies contained in the Act. This webinar will provide subcontractors and trade contractors with the knowledge and background to understand and utilize their rights and remedies created by the Builders Lien Act.

The learning objectives of this presentation include:

  • Know and understand the four pillars of the Builders Lien Act and how they impact subcontractors and trade contractors: the land lien; the holdback lien; the holdback and the trust.
  • Know and understand the processes contained the Builders Lien Act including filing a claim of lien, the issuance of certificates of completion and rights to information in relation to subcontractors and trade contractors.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
  • 10:00am – 11:30am PST


  • ECABC/MCABC/RCABC Members: Complimentary



A highly experienced lawyer, Tyler Galbraith represents most stakeholders in the construction industry, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners. As well as acting as project counsel for clients, he provides advice on all aspects of construction projects, including contract drafting, procurement, dispute resolution, bond and insurance claims and liens. Approaching matters with a problem-solving perspective, he seeks to obtain the best result, as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Tyler has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia, and his involvement spans appeals, trials, arbitrations and mediations. He has acted in numerous builders lien and tender cases, disputes arising from delays, defective work, contract termination, bond claims, and insurance coverage matters.

Prior to joining JML, Tyler clerked for five justices of the Supreme Court of British Columbia and then articled and worked as an associate at a national law firm where he gained general commercial litigation experience.

When not practicing law Tyler enjoys spending time with his family and when they’ve had enough of him, he enjoys the occasional run or ride. 


December 1
10:00 am - 11:30 am