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David W.  Little

David W. Little *

Partner | Co-leader, Procurement Fasken
Step 1 - Try to understand Step 2 - Try to plan Step 3 - Implement legal steps with purpose and perspective.
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2016 | Yukon, 2016 | British Columbia, 1995
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver

David Little is the co-leader of the Procurement group and a Fasken lawyer in Western Canada, with a focus on construction and infrastructure, procurement, public private partnerships, development and service delivery.


David has extensive experience with major projects, facilities, service models, transportation and energy.


He is ranked by national and international ranking agencies and is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (CCCL).


David is a regular contributor to the profession and business community through speaking, publications and task force involvement.

  • Recognized for Construction Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Recognized nationwide in Project: PPP & Infrastructure, Chambers Canada 2020
  • Infrastructure Law, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 to 2019


  • LLB University of Toronto
  • B Comm (Hons) University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Member, Public Private Partnership Task Force, Public Sector Accounting Board, CPA Institute of Canada (public-private partnership accounting guidelines for the public sector)
  • Past Co-chair (2005 & 2006), Development Issues Committee, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Adjunct Professor, UBC Faculty of Law, Real Estate Development Seminar (2002-2006)
  • Instructor, Law for Property Managers, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) course, (1999)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • British Columbia Construction Roundtable
Fiduciary Duties in Construction Projects: Much Higher Than Good Faith (2017) 1. JCCCL 171
Article The Name’s Bonds, Canadian Bonds Partnership Bulletins
Developers Beware, Local Governments Follow Special Rules Business in Vancouver
Drafting the Right Dispute Resolution Clause Construction Law, CLE BC location location Vancouver, BC, Canada
Speaker Public Private Partnerships - Legal Structures Accounting Standards Oversight Council location location Vancouver, BC, Canada Accounting Standards Oversight Council
Speaker Ask a Lawyer Women in Mining BC location location Vancouver , BC, Canada Women in Mining BC
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