Brendan practices municipal, land use planning, and development law. He represents a diverse cross-section of public and private clients across Ontario, including municipalities, private corporations, developers, power generators, public utilities, and individual homeowners.
Brendan represents clients in a broad range of matters including all manner of development approvals, heritage conservation matters, municipal governance, plans of subdivision, official plan and zoning by-law appeals, minor variances, condominium law, development charges matters, freedom of information requests, and municipal conflict of interest law. Brendan has appeared before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the OMB) committees of adjustment, and municipal councils.
Brendan holds a BA from Concordia University in Urban Studies and Political Science and attended law school at the University of Toronto. Brendan joined Loopstra Nixon LLP as a summer student in 2014, articled at the firm in 2015-2016 and became an associate in 2016 following his call to the bar.
Education and Designations
B.A. (Hons.) Concordia – Urban Planning and Political Science
J.D. University of Toronto
Areas of Practice
- Commercial Real Estate
- Land Development
- Land Use Planning
- Municipal, Land Use Planning and Development
- Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Advocacy