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A Respected Administrative Law Firm in St. Catharine's

Mishandling administrative matters can hamper business, property development, growth, and other initiatives. Work with an experienced team of municipal lawyers that will help you respond appropriately, satisfy compliance issues, and move ahead confidently.

Our lawyers will help you understand administrative and municipality laws, respond to proceedings, and protect your interests. We advise and represent individuals and businesses for licensing and permits, zoning, workers compensation, property taxes, policing, and more.

Book a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss all administrative matters with an experienced team. We have a knowledgeable and pragmatic team, and we strive towards cost-efficient resolutions for your business.

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Comprehensive Administrative and Public Law Practice

Municipal, public, and municipality laws are highly region-specific, which is why you need to work with a local professional law firm near you. Gain local, real-world insight from one of the most trusted Niagara Falls law firms.

We advise and represent clients on federal and provincial matters, including:

  • Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB)
  • Trade-marks Opposition Board (TMOB)
  • Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO)
  • Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)
  • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
  • Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO)
  • Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO)
  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
  • Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

We bring extensive expertise representing clients at appeals and before courts in Ontario.

Public Inquiries

Has your business or your department become the subject of a public inquiry? Protect your interests while responding effectively to questions raised by the inquiry with our lawyers. We will guide you throughout the lifecycle of the inquiry, including through:

  • Liability
  • Disclosure
  • Public relations
  • Remediation

Assert your rights and protect your interests from unfair, unproven allegations.

Municipal Liability Claims

Is your department being sued for injury on public property, or have you suffered injuries or losses due to the municipality's negligence? Receive transparent advice and formidable advocacy from a team that represents individuals and municipal departments.

  • Transit accidents
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Property damage
  • Accidents on municipal property

Our lawyers represent clients in all types of personal injury, property loss, and impropriety claims.

Municipal Finance

Leverage the experience of a multi-disciplinary team for analyses and guidance on everything from citywide projects to large developments. Our lawyers evaluate and advise on matters such as:

  • Community financial planning
  • Development charges
  • Cost recovery
  • Rate setting
  • Fiscal impact analysis

LBW works with administrative bodies, government departments, city councils, and more.

Leading Administrative Law Disputes Team in St. Catharine's

Lancaster Brooks & Welch brings 130 years of practice, making us the oldest and one of the largest in the area. In that time, we have earned a reputation for knowledgeable advice and formidable advocacy.

Receive personal attention and personalized solutions from an exceptional team, one respected in the community. Our members are associated with entities such as:

  • Family & Children's Services of the Niagara Region
  • Legal Aid Ontario
  • Catharine's District Council of Scouts Canada
  • YMCA Niagara

Respond to Administrative Law Bodies Effectively

Do not let your matter get caught up in a complicated web of policies and legislation. Instead, look ahead to your goals. Work with one of Niagara region's top law firms for practical, current insight and solutions that align with your goals.

Book a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your matter.

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St. Catharines Office
PO Box 790,
Ste 800 – 80 King St.

Welland Office 
PO Box 67,
Ste 202 – 3 Cross St.