Practice Highlights

Gregory’s practice is primarily focused on municipal law and land use planning for both municipal and private clients. He works closely with his clients and advises them on various matters, spanning the spectrum from routine day-to-day legal advice to the careful consideration of complex and nuanced legal problems in both the litigation and solicitor context.

Gregory has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Municipal Board in the context of motions, applications, hearings and trials. He regularly prepares municipal by-laws and various agreements, from basic site plan agreements to complex multi-party infrastructure development agreements.

Having articled at Thomson, Rogers, Gregory has the benefit of a background in tort law and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on numerous civil litigation matters.

Prior to his career in law, Gregory served as a Trade Policy Officer with Government of Alberta’s Ministry of International and Intergovernmental Relations, as it then was. In this role, he worked with many ministries across multiple Provinces to negotiate and draft policy, ensure compliance and participate in mediation to resolve disputes in an efficient and effective manner.


  • Juris Doctor, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law (2015)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), University of Alberta, Faculty of Business (2010)
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