Catherine A. Lyons

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4183
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner. Focuses on municipal and environmental law and matters of social license. Kate leads Goodmans’ Environmental Law Group. Expertise includes advising on corporate transactions in mining, natural resources, and manufacturing, permitting, and defence of prosecutions. Municipal expertise includes official plan, zoning, subdivision, and site plan approvals. 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 The 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)
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