This program contains 30 minutes of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 30 minutes of Substantive content.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Online via Zoom
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jeffrey Lem, Director of Titles for the Province of Ontario, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
John Goudy, Scott Petrie LLP
Michael J. Lamb, Michael J. Lamb Law
Chairs: John Goudy, Scott Petrie LLP & Matthew Wilson, Siskinds LLP
This fall’s real estate program welcomes back Jeffrey Lem, the Director of Titles. Jeffrey will address changes to and developments in real estate law, and the Land Titles Act. As always, he will answer your questions and provide direction and practical tips. The second part of the program features John Goudy speaking about the Drainage Act and Professor Michael Lamb will take us back to basics with best practices for Agreements of Purchase and Sale.
Please consider registering for this popular program if you are a solicitor or real estate clerk.
Jeffrey W. Lem was called to the bar in Ontario in 1989 and is also a solicitor-on-the-rolls in England & Wales. He is a Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law and is the Director of Titles for the Province of Ontario, operating out of the Regulatory Services Branch of the Central Services Division of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. As the Director of Titles, Jeffrey has responsibility for, and statutory oversight of, the Land Titles Act, the Registry Act, the Land Registration Reform Act, the Boundaries Act, and several ancillary pieces of legislation governing real estate in the province.
Prior to joining the Ontario Public Service, Jeffrey was a long-time member of the Real Property Executive of the Ontario Bar Association and practiced in Toronto in all aspects of real estate lending, development, leasing, restructuring and remedies. Jeffrey is an editor-in-chief of the Real Property Reports, the legal editor for Building Magazine, the senior editor for Thomson Reuter’s Practical Law module on commercial real estate, and the author of the Real Estate and Expropriation volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of Canada. He has lectured frequently throughout Canada and the United States on real estate law and has been an instructor in real estate law for the Ontario Bar Admission Course and the Director of the LL.M. Program for Real Estate Law at Osgoode Hall Law School.
John Goudy is a litigator whose practice is focused on land ownership issues, encompassing commercial, real estate, and environmental litigation, expropriation law, energy regulation, and regulatory offences. He is particularly interested in agriculture and the regulation of agricultural land use and represents landowners across Canada dealing with energy projects on their lands. John is a cash crop farmer himself; he lives and works on his family’s farm north of London with his wife and three children.
Michael Lamb was called to the bar in 1986, and is a sole practitioner with an emphasis on real estate law, wills and estates. His practice also includes litigation, having appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, and teaching as an adjunct professor of real estate law at Western University. Michael is also a regular presenter for the Stewart Title Guaranty Company Lecture Series. He is Chair of the Elder Abuse London Middlesex Network.
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