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Welcome to Lash Condo Law

Lash Condo Law is a boutique condominium law firm. Our expertise extends to all facets of condominium living, operation and management. After practicing for many years at major Bay Street law firms, Denise Lash established her own law firm to address the unique needs and challenges faced by condominium owners, residents and boards. The firm’s guiding principle is to provide the highest quality legal advice and services in the most cost effective manner.

Small but Mighty

We don’t expect our clients to pay for offices in fancy glass towers and the expensive boardrooms of “big law”. We believe in the old fashioned virtue of value for money. We understand condo because it is part of our everyday lives at work and at home. As board members, condo owners and condo lawyers we understand our clients’ needs. We’re highly effective, responsive and affordable.

Our
Services


• Drafting, amending and updating condominium documentation
• Declaration, by-law and rule enforcement
• Board meetings and general corporate governance
• Common expense collection
• Construction deficiencies, Tarion warranties, and claims involving developers
• Annual general meetings, proxies and requisitioned meetings
• Legal opinions and interpretations of condominium documents, the Condominium Act and other legislation
• Insurance claims and coverage issues
• Repairs, maintenance, alterations and improvements to units and common elements
• Employment, human rights and occupational health and safety standards
• Utility and telecommunication agreements, property management agreements, shared facility and reciprocal agreements
• New legislation and regulations which impact condominiums, including amendments to the Condominium Act
• Arbitration, mediation, negotiation and litigation services
Denise Lash

Denise has over 25 years experience as a condominium lawyer representing condominium clients in all aspects of condominium law. Denise has been recognized for her work on both a Provincial and National level.

Jason Rivait

Jason is well versed in all areas of condominium law, including first year budget deficit claims, common element deficiencies, shared facilities disputes, collection of common expense arrears, and much much more!

Josh Milgrom

Josh is passionate about condos – he is a condo lawyer, resident, owner, and president of his condo in downtown Toronto. As a director, Josh offers a unique perspective when advising condo corporations.

Joseph Salmon

Joseph is a fearless advocate and strategic lawyer for his clients. He is well versed in all areas of condominium law, including complicated turnover issues, common element deficiencies Tarion proceedings, shared facility and noise disputes, litigation regarding common expense arrears, and much much more!

Connected

With over 20 years of experience inside the condo world, we understand what it means to be a condo owner, board member, condo manager, condo developer and the issues condominium corporations face in their communities. We know what you’re going through – we know how to help.

How High?

When you say jump, we say…We put our clients first. We know that situations can move quickly and decisions often have to be made under tight time constraints. We’re here to serve – you.

Bespoke

We’re inspired by our clients, their stories, their challenges. We appreciate that every client is unique and every situation is different. We tailor our approach to suit your situation.

Walk the Talk

We’re not only condo lawyers, we’re condo owners, residents and board members. We bring both professional judgment and personal experience to every case we handle.

Our Mission

Client service is the foundation on which this firm is built – we know what we do, and we do it very well. If you require highly capable, experienced and affordable legal advice and representation, please contact us at the address below.
How to Deal with Noise Complaints

Practical advice, creative solutions, cost effective.

The Role of Condo Directors

Practical advice, creative solutions, cost effective.

Condominium Act
Bill 106

An Act to amend the Condominium Act, 1998, to enact the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 and to amend other Acts with respect to condominiums

Condo Reporter

Formerly condoreporter.com

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Status Certificate Liability – Cost Ramifications

In a previous blog post, we reviewed the Court of Appeal’s decision in Orr v. MTCC 1056, where the condominium corporation and a unit purchaser’s lawyers were found equally liable

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Electronic Signatures Permitted in Ontario Real Estate Documents

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Enforcing Pet Restrictions in Condominiums

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Developer’s Liability for First-Year Budget Deficit

A recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court, which dealt with the developer’s liability for the first-year budget deficit, will be well-received by condominium board members and owners. Section 75

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Bill 106 Highlights – Dispute Resolution

As noted in a previous blog, Bill 106 contemplates that a Condominium Authority Tribunal will be set up to provide dispute resolution services for disputes primarily between condominium corporations and

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Tarion Warranty Coverage for Conversion Projects

With the recent introduction of proposed amendments to the Condominium Act (Bill 106) at Queen’s Park, the industry is abuzz about many exciting changes. One important proposed amendment is the Tarion warranty

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Bill 106 Highlights – The Condominium Authority

As we noted in a previous blog, Bill 106, Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 is the proposed new condominium legislation, which will substantially revamp the existing Condominium Act. This is

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Proposed Changes to the Condominium Act Just Released

On May 27, David Orazietti, the Minister of Government and Consumer Services, officially introduced Bill 106, Protecting Condominium Owners Act, to the Legislative Assembly. The proposed legislation will increase protections

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Condominium Disputes – To Litigate or Mediate?

Jason Rivait and Joy Mathews provide answers to difficult condo law issues in their series, “Condo Brothers from Different Mothers.” In the Spring 2015 issue of Condo Voice, they discuss

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Condo Directors’ Liability for Legal Fees Relating to Contempt of Court Reduced by Court of Appeal – Boily Case Final Chapter?

The last time we wrote about the notorious Boily saga, the Ontario Court of Appeal had reaffirmed a lower court’s finding that the directors of an Ottawa condo corporation had

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