Liviu Cananau  


Executive Summary

Within his expropriation practice, Liviu provides advice to both public and private sector clients. He has extensive experience working with municipalities on transit, highway and infrastructure projects, including all facets of land acquisition and resolution of compensation.

Previously, Liviu acted as in-house counsel to an Ontario municipality for four years in relation to a major public infrastructure project. Throughout his career, he has conducted negotiations relating to various commercial and land planning use, expropriation and real estate property matters. Liviu also has experience providing large infrastructure project procurement, administration, construction and implementation advice.

In addition to his work with municipalities, Liviu works with different groups throughout expropriation law and infrastructure, including:

  • School boards
  • Land developers
  • Builders
  • Expropriated land owners
  • Tenants

Prior to joining BLG, Liviu maintained a robust practice at a national full-service firm.