Michael J. McQuaid  QC - WeirFoulds LLP

Michael J. McQuaid QC

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Mike is a senior litigation and administrative law counsel. He has extensive experience in the municipal law area, particularly before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) and Boards involving environmental, expropriation and other matters. He has extensive experience in processing developments in the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario, including the Oak Ridges Moraine area. He is past external counsel for the City of Toronto for the development of the Railway Lands, including the SkyDome Precinct, and acted for the City of Burlington in the application for the first major regional waste management undertaking to be heard under the Environmental Assessment Act before a Joint Board. He acted for the Ottawa Senators before the OMB leading to the approval of the "Palladium", formerly Corel Stadium, now Scotiabank Place, in the Ottawa area.

Mike was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1979. Mike is selected as one of the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada by Lexpert and American Lawyer Media. He is also recognized as a leading practitioner in Toronto in land use planning work in the Canadian Legal Directory by Lexpert. He has written articles in the areas of municipal planning, municipal finance and environmental matters.

University of TorontoOsgoode Hall Law School
Urban Development Institute - OntarioLaw Society of Upper CanadaThe Advocates' SocietyMetropolitan Toronto Lawyers AssociationOntario Bar Association

Office Location

66 Wellington Street West, Suite 4100
TD Bank Tower
P.O. Box 35
Toronto, ON M5K 1B7

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Municipal)