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Edward Lynde Toronto Lawyer

Edward W. Lynde, Q.Arb

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2008
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Edward Lynde’s practice focuses on construction and infrastructure law. Edward is a passionate advocate who provides practical, creative, and candid advice to achieve and implement timely, advantageous and cost effective results for clients in relation to front end procurement and contract drafting mandates as well as back end disputes.

Edward has advised and acted on behalf of all types of construction related entities, including owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and consultants. He provides legal advice and services on a wide variety of construction projects at all stages, from tender and procurement to contract negotiation, review and drafting to project advisement concurrent to the execution of the work as well as disputes during and after completion, including litigation, mediation, adjudication, and arbitration. Types of disputes include construction lien, trust, contract, negligence, and delay claims.

Edward has appeared before all levels of Court in the Province of Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, and the Court of Appeal.

Edward has advised clients on project structure and delivery models and has prepared contract documents for a wide variety of construction projects, including bespoke contracts, customization of standard form documents, procurement documents, and public-private partnerships.

In his spare time, Edward enjoys playing and watching sports, travelling, and spending time with his family.


  • Faculty of Law Prize in Professional Ethics and Conduct, University of Windsor 2007
  • Larry N. Smith Scholarship, University of Toronto 2004
  • Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Toronto 2003
2007 University of Windsor Faculty of Law Prize in Professional Ethics and Conduct University of Windsor
2004 University of Toronto Larry N. Smith Scholarship Faculty of History
2003 University of Toronto Chancellor’s Scholarship Trinity College

Career & Education


  • LL.M. (Hons.) Northwestern University
  • JD University of Windsor
  • BA Hons (with distinction), Specialist in History, Minors in Canadian Studies and Sociology University of Toronto


  • Accreditation, Qualified Arbitrator (Q. Arb.) ADR Institute of Canada

Memberships & Affiliations




Speaking Engagements

Co-Chair Construction & Infrastructure Law Section Golf and Sports Day and Continuing Legal Education Program Ontario Bar Association
Speaker Navigating Various Dispute Processes Under the Act for 2022 Osgoode PD – Ontario’s Construction Act: Practical Considerations for Managing Disputes and Key Risks 2022
Speaker Whats Truly a Lienable Service Osgoode PD – 3rd Annual Legal Guide to Managing Construction Liens in Ontario


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