Ian Andres
Ian Andres
Partner at Goodmans LLP
(416) 597-5160
(416) 979-1234
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
Partner and head of the Municipal and Land Development Group. Practice focuses on municipal and land development matters for public/private sector clients in Ontario. Assists on municipal issues ranging from bylaw interpretation and enforcement to complex planning applications and appeals. Represents landowners on property tax assessment and rebate appeals, and provides advice on development grant incentives and brownfield remediation programs, municipal financing, expropriation, freedom of information, procurement, lobbying, and permit issues. Regularly appears before municipal committees and councils, the Ontario Land Tribunal, the Toronto Local Appeal Body, the Assessment Review Board, and the Superior Court of Justice. Member and Past Chair, OBA Municipal Law Section Executive. Has participated in various OBA subcommittees/focus groups, has authored research papers, and is a frequent presenter at conferences and seminars. Honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2018. Recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada for municipal and real estate law, and as an Up and Coming zoning and land use lawyer in Chambers Canada. Teaches the core planning law course in the Master’s of Planning program at the University of Toronto.
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