Marc Kemerer,
B.A. (Hons.), M.Sc., LL.B.

Planning and Development Law

Marc is an experienced Toronto lawyer within our Planning and Development group. He joined the firm in January of 2015. Marc obtained his B.A. (Hons.), from McGill University and his LL.B. from Queen’s University. He also has postgraduate degree (M.Sc.) from the London School of Economics. Marc was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1995.

Marc’s practice encompasses all aspects of land development and planning as well as municipal compliance. He has extensive experience representing developers, institutions and individuals and regularly provides strategic and legal advice on large residential, condominium, commercial, retail/commercial and subdivision developments. He also has considerable experience with respect to P3 projects, procurement, heritage and development charges matters.

Marc regularly attends before municipal councils, committees of adjustment and the Ontario Municipal Board to obtain approvals for official plan and zoning by-law amendments, subdivision and site plans and minor variances/consents. He has represented clients before the courts, the Environmental Review Tribunal and other administrative Tribunals. He has been ranked by Novae Res Urbis as having a top practice in Planning and Development Law.

In addition to his law practice, Marc writes frequently on the above areas. He has taught courses in Municipal and Planning Law at Conestoga College and a course in Development Law at Ryerson University.

Marc is a member of: Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, IMLA (International Municipal Lawyers Association), ONEIA (Ontario Environment Industry Association) and AWMA (Air and Waste Management Association).