Jennifer has assisted a wide range of clients throughout Ontario, including sophisticated residential and commercial development corporations, residents, and municipalities. Jennifer has been involved extensively in Planning Act appeals and Development Charges Act appeals, and has drafted numerous agreements associated with these matters. She has negotiated a number of cost sharing agreements on behalf of developers and is also experienced in heritage matters, expropriation, and municipal by-law enforcement.

Jennifer has appeared before various levels of Court in Ontario, municipal councils and committees, and administrative tribunals. She appears regularly before the Ontario Municipal Board.

Prior to attending law school, she worked as a project manager with a land development consulting firm that acts for prominent development corporations within the Greater Toronto Area.

Jennifer Meader focuses her practice on land use planning and development issues, including related litigation matters.

Jennifer has assisted a wide range of clients throughout Ontario, including sophisticated residential and commercial development corporations, residents, and municipalities. Jennifer has been involved extensively in Planning Act appeals and Development Charges Act appeals, and has drafted numerous agreements associated with these matters. She has negotiated a number of cost sharing agreements on behalf of developers and is also experienced in heritage matters, expropriation, and municipal by-law enforcement.

Jennifer has appeared before various levels of Court in Ontario, municipal councils and committees, and administrative tribunals. She appears regularly before the Ontario Municipal Board.

Prior to attending law school, she worked as a project manager with a land development consulting firm that acts for prominent development corporations within the Greater Toronto Area.

Publications

Case Summary: Graff v. 1960 Queen Street East Limited, Ontario Bar Association, February 2017

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Financing Municipal Infrastructure: New World of Infrastructure Planning & Financing", 2018 OPPI Symposium, Sudbury, ON, October 11, 2018

Speaker, "Dispute Resolution Approaches - Mediation and Arbitration", Ontario Professional Planners Institution Conference, Collingwood, ON, October 5, 2017 

Speaker, "Section 37 – How Does it Work", Ontario Professional Planners Institution, Toronto, ON, October 8, 2015 

Professional Activities

Member of the Committee of Adjustment, Kitchener

Executive, Ontario Bar Association Planning and Municipal Law Section

Cambridge Liaison Committee, Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association

Instructor, Ryerson Planning Law (2017 Fall Semester and 2018 Winter Semester)

Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Building Industry and Land Development Association

Canadian Association of Women in Construction 

Ontario Expropriation Association

Urban Land Institute
 
Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association

Associate

Toronto
Direct 416.947.5099
Fax 416.365.1876
Oakville
Direct 905.829.8600
Fax 905.829.2035
jmeader@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Land Use Planning & Development

Municipal

Called to the Bar
Ontario, 2010
Education
University of Western Ontario
J.D. 2009

University of Waterloo
BES Honours Planning 2005
with a Specialization in Land Development Planning

Professional Activities

Member of the Committee of Adjustment, Kitchener

Executive, Ontario Bar Association Planning and Municipal Law Section

Cambridge Liaison Committee, Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association

Instructor, Ryerson Planning Law (2017 Fall Semester and 2018 Winter Semester)

Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Building Industry and Land Development Association

Canadian Association of Women in Construction 

Ontario Expropriation Association

Urban Land Institute
 
Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association

Called to the Bar

Ontario, 2010

Education

University of Western Ontario
J.D. 2009

University of Waterloo
BES Honours Planning 2005
with a Specialization in Land Development Planning