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Catherine A. Lyons

Goodmans LLP

Partner. Focuses on municipal and environmental law and matters of social licence. Expertise includes official plan, zoning, subdivision and site plan approvals where there are disparate public, private and institutional stakeholders. Instrumental in navigating the complex regulatory framework to obtain permits and approvals in urban and suburban settings. Appears regularly before municipal councils, committees and LPAT. Extensive experience in brownfield redevelopment including the Distillery District, Waterfront Toronto lands and the Lakeview Site (recently sold by OPG for $275 million). Experienced counsel in matters related to endangered species, water resources and other ecological functions. Named the 2018 Toronto “Municipal Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in Canada and is also recommended for municipal, real estate and environmental law. Recognized as a leading property development lawyer by Lexpert® and by the Lexpert® Special Editions: Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, Energy Lawyers and Lawyers in Global Mining. Past chair of the Municipal Law Section of the OBA.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4183
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: clyons@goodmans.ca

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