Davies Howe LLP - Municipal/Land Use Planning Associate - Toronto

  • 4+ years experience
  • Private Practice
  • Davies Howe LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For more than 20 years, Davies Howe LLP, has been leading advocates in the areas of land development law and civil litigation throughout Ontario. The Firm’s members work collaboratively with one another acting for a full spectrum of clients, from small entrepreneurs and public agencies to some of the largest private sector land developers and financial services companies in Canada. Davies Howe is listed annually as one of the top three development law firms by the development industry publication Novae Res Urbis.

Davies Howe is looking to add a Municipal/Land Use Planning Associate to join its small yet highly regarded and dynamic firm in downtown Toronto. 

As a member of the firm’s leading land development group, you will have an opportunity to advocate for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional property developers before municipal councils, the Ontario Land Tribunal, the Toronto Local Appeal Board and the courts. You will have the opportunity to have carriage of a significant number of files, as well as assist more senior partners with complex development files. Members of the team have expertise in all aspects of the land use and development process under the Planning Act and related legislation, including, but not limited to: Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments; Site Plan Approvals; Minor Variances and Consents; Plans of Subdivision; Development Charges and Expropriations.

The successful candidate will bring 4+ years of relevant land use and planning law experience, be highly motivated and comfortable taking initiative. Prior experience in public sector and planning law is ideal; no court litigation experience is necessary but experience before administrative tribunals is an asset.

The successful candidate will bring strong academic backgrounds and strong interpersonal skills with a desire to contribute and work collaboratively with a highly regarded legal team.

If you have the requisite skill set, please apply in complete confidence to Whitney Borins or Adam Lepofsky (Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker Group.

whitneyb@rainmakergroup.ca | adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, any resumes sent directly to Davies Howe LLP in response to this advertisement will be re-directed to RainMaker Group. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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