Specific Legal Issues

April, 26 2022 Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Managers as Advocates

A discussion whether the "public interest" is served when managers act as advocates for condominium corporations.



  • CAT is a new creature and system that requires a new approach for handling cases
  • Management firm contracts and economics 
  • Downsides of managers being advocates in CAT 
  • Policy behind the licensing of paralegals 9 years ago
  • The volume of work already demanded of managers
  • The shortage of capable managers

The panel will also discuss the implications of the recent case of McLaughlin v. Brant SCC#75, 2022 ONCAT 16 (CanLII), <https://canlii.ca/t/jmzjh>


  • Moderator: Maria Durdan, Partner, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
  • Chris Jaglowitz, B.A. (Hons), J.D., ACCI, Common Ground Condo Law
  • Patrick Greco, Partner, Condominium Law Group, Shibley Righton LLP Barristers & Solicitors
  • Gordon Muise, BA, MS, Q.Med
  • Sally-Anne Dooman, RCM, Wilson Blanchard Management

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