Condo Law at Fine & Deo

Fine & Deo is located in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.  Our firm has eleven Toronto Condo Lawyers, who represent over 1000 condominium corporations located throughout Ontario.  Our reputation, depth of knowledge, and quality of service is acknowledged throughout the condominium industry.  Our Lien Department guarantees same day registration of requests received by 3:00 p.m. - click to access our Condo Lien Instruction Form.

As a leading Canadian condominium law firm, we are experts in all areas of condo law.  Fine & Deo is the original boutique Ontario condo law firm comprised of lawyers dedicated exclusively to servicing the needs of condominium boards and corporations.  Our Ontario condo lawyers' innovative approach and use of technology ensures we are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of each client.  We provide prompt, experienced and cost-effective service to our clients located throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and southern Ontario including Vaughan, Barrie, Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Hamilton, Kitchener/Waterloo, London, Kingston and Ottawa.



Condo Law BLOG

Court of Appeal confirms condo directors can hold ethics review under by-law

Time July 21, 2014 User Benjamin Rutherford Email Print Comment 1 Comment Share Link

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a by-law provision which empowers a condominium board of directors to hold an ethics review and disqualify one of its members if the board determines the member has breached the directors’ code of ethics on at least three occasions.  The decision can be read here.

This is the first condo by-law of its kind.  We blogged about the by-law on August 8, 2012.

While Codes of Ethics for Directors have found some currency in the condo industry, there has, to date, been no dedicated enforcement mechanism.



Why You Should Pass A Standard Unit By-Law

Time July 15, 2014 User Marco Graziani Email Print Comment 0 Comments Share Link

All condominium corporations created prior to the enactment of the Condominium Act, 1998 (“the Act”) should pass a standard unit by-law, if one is not already in place. For condominium corporations created after May 5, 2001 the declarant is required by the Act to deliver a schedule defining the standard unit. Although the Act does not require condominium corporations, whether new or old, to pass a standard unit by-law, the following article will discuss the benefits of passing one.



Condo Law News


The Fine & Deo Sixth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament, which is held annually as a tribute to our business associates in the condominium industry, took place this year on July 14, 2014 at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club.

The one-day event featured 18 holes of golf, on-course lunch, and an opportunity for participants to mix and mingle. It was a fun day for all, filled with laughter, good competition and great company.



Law & Order: Special Condo Unit - Enforcement

On October 10, 2013, we invite you to join us for our breakfast seminar "Law & Order:  Special Condo Unit - Enforcement".  Discussions at this seminar will touch on many aspects of enforcement, including the enforcement process, the obligation to enforce, Human Rights issues, legislative changes, cost consequences and recent cases.

For more information and to register, please click here.