Alexandre Maltas


Alexandre Maltas Law Corporation


Alex joined Whitelaw Twining in 2007 and has broad experience before all levels of the British Columbia Courts as well as before all levels of the Alberta, Ontario and Federal Courts, the Tax Court of Canada and various administrative tribunals.

Alex’s practice focuses on warranty, construction, commercial and professional liability matters. He heads up the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group, where he defends architects, engineers and other design professionals in a wide variety of disciplinary proceedings.

In addition, he has a broad construction law practice with particular expertise in construction insurance, warranty and surety related matters. Alex also works in insurance defence, commercial and employment litigation. He has an active sports law practice and regularly acts for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport Anti-Doping hearings and for other individuals and organizations in sport related matters. Alex navigates these dynamic areas of law with a pragmatic approach. He uses his expertise and creativity to find effective, creative solutions for his clients.

Outside of work, Alex finds the time to coach his two kids’ sports teams. He plays golf and basketball, and enjoys travelling to new places.

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L.L.B., University of Ottawa, 2004

B.A. (Honours), Gold Medalist, University of Western Ontario, 2000

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2007

Called to the Alberta Bar in 2016

Called to the Ontario Bar in 2005

Member of the Canadian Bar Association Construction Law and Civil Litigation Sections

Member of the Advocates Society

Member, Diversity Law Institute

Member, Trial Law Institute


BC Court of Appeal Permits Set Off Against Lien Holdback Account, October 2009

The Role and Liability of the Consultant on a Construction Project

Liability for Field Review

Overview of Builder’s Risk Insurance

Limitations: Change is Coming


Listed in the Best Lawyers in Canada from 2018 – 2024 (Construction Law & Insurance Law)

Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America