Partner and former managing partner (1999–2003). Member of Municipal and Planning Law, Professional Self-Regulation, Commercial Leasing and Litigation Practice Groups. BA (Toronto), LLB (Osgoode Hall Law School). Called to Ontario Bar, 1978. Post-graduate studies at Osgoode Hall Law School (LLM) and Oxford University (DipLaw). Appears regularly before tribunals and all courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, with emphasis on public law, regulatory law, judicial review of government decision-making, Indigenous peoples, municipal finance, assessment and taxation, land use planning and development, freedom of information, professional discipline and real estate litigation. Clients comprise private and public sector companies and individuals, provincial and municipal governments, and a variety of tribunals and professional organizations. Counsel in arbitrations, and arbitrator and mediator. Head of Section: Public Law Course, Bar Admission Course (1986–2005). Course Director, Osgoode Hall Law School LLM Program (2011, 2012). Recipient of Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators Medal 1997. Past Director of The Advocates’ Society. Past chair of the OBA Administrative Law Section. Co-editor, Ontario Annual Practice. Member of Secretariat of Civil Rules Committee.
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Litigation - Regulatory & Public Law