Senior partner in the firm’s Toronto office and head of McCarthy Tétrault’s Municipal Group in Toronto. Practice focuses on the areas of municipal, land use planning, infrastructure approvals, and related environmental law. Appears regularly before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and other administrative tribunals. Makes frequent deputations to local and regional councils and their committees. Meets with members of councillors and senior governmental staff. Represents institutions, developers and not-profit organizations in obtaining approvals. Negotiates terms of subdivision and development agreements with municipalities, as well as cost sharing and joint servicing agreements amongst land owners.