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Matthew Helfand


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2019

Matthew provides comprehensive legal advice to both private and public sector clients. Drawing on his experience working within and alongside municipal government, he provides practical solutions to complex and challenging legal matters.

Matthew is a member of the Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. His practice focuses on municipal, land use planning and expropriation matters across Ontario.

Professional Involvement

Professional Activities

  • Director, Western Alumni


  • JD, Western University, 2018
  • MA, Western University, 2014
  • BA, Western University, 2013