Sylvain Rouleau practises in a broad range of litigation matters, with a particular emphasis on municipal and administrative law.

Sylvain’s practices in both English and French for hearings before the Court of Appeal of Ontario, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Superior Court, the Supreme Court and several Administrative Boards and Tribunals.

Sylvain is a judge for the Laskin Moot Competition, a yearly administrative and constitutional law moot. In 2009, as a law student, he was recognized as one of the top 25 participants in the Laskin moot. He also received a Canadian Heritage Bursary awarded yearly to law students for his exceptional academic achievement.

Prior to joining WeirFoulds, Sylvain practised at national full service law firm in Toronto.

Before becoming a lawyer, Sylvain worked for the International Red Cross in Niger and the Uganda human rights commission in Kampala, Uganda.

    Professional Activities

    Instructor, Planning Law, Toronto Metropolitan University [formerly Ryerson University] (2017 Fall Semester and 2018 Winter Semester)

    Instructor, Building Codes, George Brown College

    Called to the Bar
    • Ontario (2010)

    • LL.B., Université de Moncton, 2009
    • B. Soc. Sc. (Hons. Specialization in Political Science), University of Ottawa, 2006
    • Executive Member of the Official Languages Committee of the Ontario Bar Association
    • Ontario Bar Association
    • Canadian Bar Association
    • The Advocates' Society
    • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
    • French

    Speaking Engagements

    Panellist, « Mises à jour éclair sur les grandes décisions juridiques » , AJEFO Congrès annuel 2016, Niagara Falls, June 25, 2016
    Speaker, "Legal and Regulatory Issues Affecting Building Owners & Property Managers," Springfest, April 7, 2016

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    Additional Publications

    • Co-author (with Ophir Bar-Moshe), Ontario Municipal Law: A User’s Manual 2020, Thomson Reuters 2020