Thomson Rogers Welcomes Aaria Rahim

The partners of Thomson Rogers are pleased to welcome Aaria S. Rahim to the firm. Aaria will be working with Stephen D’Agostino, Al Burton and Denitza Koev in our Planning & Municipal Group.

Aaria S. Rahim

Aaria is a member of the firm’s Planning, Municipal, Environmental and Expropriations practice groups. Prior to joining Thomson Rogers in 2019, Aaria gained meaningful experience at a highly regarded boutique municipal and commercial litigation firm in Toronto. Aaria has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the former Ontario Municipal Board, as well … Continued

Toronto Councillors Mark Grimes, Justin Di Ciano Charged Under Municipal Elections Act

Global News | Reporter Matthew Bingley interviews Stephen D'Agostino | November 16, 2018

Global News Thumbnail On November 16, 2018, Thomson Rogers’ municipal lawyer, Stephen D’Agostino, was interviewed by Global News reporter Matthew Bingley on the charges laid under the Municipal Elections Act against re-elected Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes and outgoing Councillor Justin Di Ciano for failing to disclose alleged campaign expenses related to their 2014 campaigns. Stephen says: It is … Continued

Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

best lawyers in canada 2019 - 13th edition We are proud to announce that 16 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry … Continued

Toronto decides to fight Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act, 2018

Bill 5 dismantled Toronto’s 47 ward system in one fell swoop

Today, Toronto City Council voted 25 to 17 in favour of commencing an action to challenge the legality of Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act, 2018. Bill 5 dismantled Toronto’s 47 ward system in one fell swoop on August 14, 2018.  Among other things, Bill 5: Repealed City Council’s power to divide and re-divide … Continued