Jill Dougherty has over 20 years of experience acting on behalf of both private and public sector clients. She appears regularly as counsel before the trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals in many aspects of public law.
Jill specializes in public law and civil litigation focusing on professional self-regulation and discipline, judicial review of government decision-making, alcohol and gaming, access to information and privacy, municipal and provincial planning approvals and aboriginal land claims. In addition, Jill has broad experience in real estate-related litigation, including hearings before the Ontario Municipal Board and civil actions concerning land development and construction. Jill has also acted for a number of municipalities and private sector clients in litigation relating to aboriginal land claims.
Jill has been an instructor at the Public Law Section of the Bar Admission Course and a contributor to the Course materials. She has acted as an instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy and various Advocates' Society programs and has delivered various papers at seminars and conferences.