Assistants

Bio

Bailey’s practice is focused in the areas of civil, construction, and commercial litigation, and administrative law.

Bailey has experience assisting clients with a variety of legal issues in a broad range of areas including commercial litigation (i.e. shareholder disputes and related matters), contractual disputes, negligence, personal injury, construction litigation, picketing and injunctions, debtor/creditor litigation, and professional regulatory matters.

A large percentage of Bailey's practice focuses on the construction industry. She acts for owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers in construction disputes and construction project management matters such as tendering, procurement, contract drafting and negotiation, builder liens, and delay claims.  Bailey also provides advice in connection with workplace safety and health matters.

Bailey acts as counsel in proceedings before the courts, arbitrators, adjudicators, labour boards, and human rights tribunals. Bailey also acts as counsel in alternative dispute resolution forums such as private mediations and judicially assisted dispute resolution (JADR).

  • Primary Practice Area

    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Services

    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Administrative

    Construction

    Insurance

    Labour & Employment

    Injunctions

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Manitoba, 2003
    Masters of Arts, University of Manitoba, 2008
    Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 2008

  • Industries

    Construction

    Insurance

    Manufacturing

    Provincial & Municipal Government

  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 2009

  • Achievements

    Recipient of the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship
    Recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Fellowship (“SSHRC”) for her research on the development of political theory in Security Studies

  • In the Community

    Vice-Chair, Manitoba Bar Association Civil Litigation Section

    Chair, Manitoba Bar Association Construction Law Section

    Presenter, Winnipeg Construction Association

  • Legal Teachings

    Sessional Faculty, Legal Methods, Faculty of Law, Robson Hall (2015-Present)

    Sessional Faculty, Construction Law, Faculty of Law, Robson Hall (commencing January, 2020)

    Speaker, Legal Remedies, Faculty of Law, Robson Hall (2018-Present)

    Speaker, Torts Law, Faculty of Law, Robson Hall (2018, 2019)

  • Speaking Engagements

    Bailey has given many presentations relevant to the Construction Industry and has spoken on the following issues and topics:

    • The Builders’ Liens Act with a focus on lien issues and trust claims
    • Drafting and interpretation construction contracts including CCDC 2, CCDC 5A, CCDC 5B, CCDC 14, CCDC 17, CCDC 30
    • Tendering and procurement 
    • Dispute resolution mechanism for construction disputes and claims
    • Drafting consultant agreements (architects and engineers)
    • Amendments to the Builders’ Liens Act (Manitoba)
    • Cross-Canada construction matters

    Bailey has also given presentations on the following topics:

    ·        Life and Disability Insurance

    ·        Personal Injury

    ·        Genetic discrimination in litigation