Barnet H. Kussner

WeirFoulds LLP

66 Wellington St W, Suite 4100, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1B7
Phone: (416) 947-5079
Fax: (416) 365-1876

Called to the Ontario Bar in 1991, Barnet Kussner is a seasoned advocate with extensive experience acting for public and private sector clients, primarily on municipal and land use planning issues. Has specialized experience in many areas of municipal and administrative law, and has acted at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. Appears frequently before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board) and municipal councils. His municipal practice includes acting for developers and for municipalities on land use planning and development matters (including comprehensive Official Plan and Secondary Plan reviews and mixed-use, residential, commercial, industrial and institutional development applications and agreements); P3 and municipal infrastructure projects; real property disputes; licensing and regulation; enforcement of and challenges to municipal by-laws; freedom of information and privacy issues; and conflict of interest matters. Has extensive litigation and ADR experience concerning constitutional issues, statutory interpretation, leasing disputes and employment matters. His litigation practice also concentrates on appellate advocacy, particularly judicial review and appeals from tribunals and other statutory agencies.

Year Called to the Bar:1991 (ON)
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