OFFICE HOURS 10:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M. MONDAY TO FRIDAY (CLOSED FOR LUNCH). CALL AHEAD.APPOINTMENTS HAPPILY MADE FOR MEETINGS OUTSIDE THESE HOURS AND ON WEEKENDS. My office is wheelchair accessible.
I serve the legal needs of individuals, profit and non-profit organizations/businesses in Ontario. With over 40 years dedicated to the law I can help you with most legal matters excluding family and criminal law. You will see from my curriculum vitae/resume posted on this site that I have long and extensive experience in land development, real estate, public advocacy and a wide array of corporate legal work. I would be pleased to consult with you regarding any need you may have and for which I can be of assistance and am available to meet at a time and place convenient to you, evenings and weekends included. I invite you to review the contents of my website to gain a familiarity with me and my skills.
I am the author of ‘Guide to Ontario Building Legislation’ (Carswell), 'The Condominium Resource Book', as well as numerous published articles on subjects in the land use planning and development field. I have been a speaker at professional seminars given to, among others, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers, Ontario Association of Committees of Adjustment and Consent Authorities, and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute. He has been a barrister and solicitor in Ontario since 1977, and a solicitor of England and Wales (non-practising) since 1996, with my legal practice centering in the fields of real estate, land development, building and construction, and municipal law. During the course of my continuing professional career I have represented individuals, business and industrial organizations and corporations, ratepayer and labour groups, municipalities and other public entities in the processes associated with government administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Municipal Board, the Environmental Assessment Board, the Ontario Building Code Commission, the Ontario Liquor Licensing Board, the License Appeal Tribunal, as well as special purpose officials, commissions and public councils and committees across Ontario. I represent my client's interests at all levels including administrative tribunals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Providing legal services in
Business Matters; Real Estate and Personal Matters
In business matters a lawyer can provide valuable legal expertise and support in variety of circumstances related to running a business. Whether you are starting a new business, establishing a framework for the raising finances or incentivizing employee retention, navigating an acquisition, or facing legal challenges related to contractual or other compliance, a lawyer can help you protect your interests and achieve your goals.
Real Estate and Personal Matter
A lawyer can provide valuable legal expertise and support in a variety of situations. Whether you are buying or selling real estate, planning your estate, or facing legal challenges related to personal matters, a lawyer can help you protect your interests and achieve your goals.
Keys to my Practice
My keys to providing my clients with advice and assistance are to keep things simple, communicate clearly and thoroughly, to work expeditiously, efficiently, and effectively, and to put your interests first at reasonable and predictable cost