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Roslyn Houser


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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4119
Fax:   416.979.1234

Roslyn Houser is a partner at Goodmans.  She specializes in municipal law with her practice focusing on the full range of land development matters.  Roslyn has handled residential and employment projects throughout southern Ontario and is currently involved with several city-building projects for key downtown locations which will be served by new transportation hubs.  She has also handled numerous large commercial planning matters for the private and public sectors including large scale shopping centres and commercial projects in a mixed use urban format.  Roslyn appears frequently before the Ontario Municipal Board and municipal councils on behalf of both private and public sector clients. 

She has been recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for property development and by The Best Lawyers in Canada for municipal and real estate. Chambers Canada 2018 ranked Roslyn Band 1 (its highest ranking) in the area of Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use which describes her as a ‘pre-eminent lawyer in the planning and land use space’ who is ‘highly esteemed by peers and considered a trusted advisor by clients’. Clients say she is ‘very smart and strategic’ with ‘good judgment as to how tough to be on any given point’.

She has lectured at The Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, Osgoode Hall and University of Toronto law schools, the Ontario Association of Architects, Insight and the Canadian Law Institute and she has also published articles relating to the planning process.

Education University of Toronto (LL.B, 1977)
Year of Call

1979 Ontario