181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002
Partner and member of the firm's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. Assists clients with acquiring development approvals for a broad range of projects and advises municipalities on all aspects of the statutory and regulatory scheme which governs land development and regulation in the province. Appears regularly before municipal authorities and administrative tribunals. Also appears before the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Court of Appeal in respect of leave motions and appeals from the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, by-law interpretation matters, and matters under the Ontario Heritage Act. Author of The Ontario Heritage Act and Commentary. Regularly advises private property owners and municipal governments in respect of property designations, heritage conservation, districts and property standards by-laws to address designated properties. Member of the Urban Land Institute Toronto Women’s Leadership Initiative Championship Team, the Ontario Heritage Trust Board of Directors, the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals, Community Heritage Ontario, Heritage Toronto, the CBA/OBA Municipal Law Section and Administrative Law Section, and the Irish Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Recognized by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers and Lexpert®.