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Maggie Bassani

Partner Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2012

Maggie is pragmatic and collaborative in her approach to facilitating municipal and land use planning approvals. With a background in urban planning, Maggie offers valuable insight and practical experience to help clients resolve issues and advance their development plans.

As a member of the Municipal & Land Use Planning Group, Maggie assists clients in navigating the land use planning process. Her practice focuses on the preparation and processing of development applications, including but not limited to official plan and zoning by-law amendments, consents to sever lands, plans of subdivision, minor variances and site plan approvals. Maggie also regularly appears before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board) for hearings and mediations, as well as various municipal councils and committees.

Maggie is a member of the firm’s Student Recruitment Committee, and often acts as a mentor for summer and articling students.

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)
  • Canadian Urban Institute (CUI)
  • International Council of Shopping Centres 
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Young Leaders Division of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Education

  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2011
  • MES (Planning), York University, 2011
  • BES (Hons. Planning), University of Waterloo, 2007