Robert Wood practises civil litigation and administrative law, with an emphasis on expropriation law, municipal law, lease disputes and railway law.
Robert acts for both owners and municipal authorities in expropriation matters and planning disputes, including representation before the LPAT and Superior Court of Justice. He is a contributing editor to the New Law of Expropriation textbook.
Robert advises property owners and governments in a variety of property-related disputes with other owners and regulators. He has particular expertise in breach of lease and lease termination matters, options, rental resets, rights of first refusal, easements and adverse possession. He represents landlords and tenants in commercial lease arbitrations, including major downtown Toronto office and ground lease sites.
In his general municipal practice, Robert advises on a wide range of issues including railway crossing agreements, roads and highways, the law of fettering, interjurisdictional conflicts, and other complex statutory interpretation and compliance problems.