Partner. Municipal, Planning & Property Tax Group. Focuses on land development and municipal law. Has acted for private/public sector clients on many downtown Toronto development projects (CBC Broadcast Centre Block, CN Tower base expansion/Ripley’s Aquarium, Bay-Adelaide Centre, Eaton Centre, Brookfield Place, and Queen & Portland condo/retail complex), urban infill projects (e.g., Distillery District, Yonge Eglinton Centre retail cube, and Square One and surrounding lands in Mississauga’s downtown), and urban expansion projects throughout Southern Ontario. Experience in all aspects of land development law, including zoning and subdivision regulation, development charges, and other infrastructure financing issues. Trustee of Urban Land Institute (ULI), past member of ULI Americas Executive Committee, and Past Chair of ULI’s Toronto District Council. Recognized as a leading Property Development lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and by The Best Lawyers in Canada for real estate and municipal law. Ranked Band 1 (highest ranking) by Chambers Canada 2018 and 2019 for real estate: zoning/land use. Ontario Bar, 1987. LLB from University of Toronto, 1985; Bachelor of Mathematics from University of Waterloo, 1982.
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