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Kenneth  Eccleston

Kenneth Eccleston

Counsel Fasken
Once the period for registering a lien has passed, you can seek compensation for unpaid construction materials and services by initiating a breach of trust claim.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1989
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

For 20 years, Ken Eccleston has practices exclusively in the area of construction law. With a particular focus on contract review and drafting, he frequently advises clients on tender review, Construction Lien Act claims, construction defect claims and delay claims.

A leader in the field of construction law, Ken advises developers, owners, architects, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, banks and surety bonding companies. Certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ken works with the Toronto Construction Association and the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations in continuing legal education, proving expertise on the on the development of construction law.

Previously practicing with Douglas N. Macklem, the co-author of the industry-leading publication Construction Builders’ and Mechanics’ Liens in Canada, at Houser, Henry, Loudon and Syron, he subsequently formed Eccleston LLP, a boutique firm providing advice exclusively in the field of construction matters including contract formation and litigation.



  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BA Glendon College, York University


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