Cameras in Condos- Right to Privacy

For the safety of the residents and the property, installing cameras on the common elements is a no brainer.  However, there is another concern that condominium corporations must consider other than safety…

Governance and Condo Boards – What does being a board member mean?

In the daily governance of a condominium corporation in Ontario, condo board members play a significant role. Although unpaid volunteers, board members are responsible for ensuring the corporation – as well as its financial assets – are secure and well…

Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Jurisdiction – Amendment to Declaration

On June 28th, 2021, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) dismissed a motion brought by a condominium corporation relating to an application initiated by a commercial unit owner, to challenge the validity of an amendment to declaration. The condominium corporation’s position…

Supporting Condominium Communities in Wake of the Surfside Tragedy

After the tragic collapse of Champlain Tower South Condominium Association in Surfside, Florida, there have been many concerns expressed by residents about the safety of their own communities and many residents and owners are reaching out about how to protect…

The Canadian Flag- to display or not in your Condo?

With Canada Day quickly approaching, many condominium residents will want to show their patriotism by displaying the Canadian Flag. Often, this display is visible from the outside. On its face, it can appear to violate the condominium’s declaration or rules,…

Condo Authority Tribunal Decision- Shared Facilities Parking – CAT or Mediation/Arbitration

The Condominium Authority Tribunal’s (“CAT”) recent decision Datri v. York Region Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1188 confirms that all disputes between corporations must proceed through mandatory mediation/arbitration outlined in section 132 of the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”). In Datri,…

CAT and Dogs – A Condominium Authority Tribunal Decision

The Condominium Authority Tribunal’s  (“CAT”) recent expansion of its jurisdiction, has resulted in some positive outcomes for condominium corporations.  This was the case in a recent pet dispute decision involving one of our condominium corporation clients. In Peel Condominium Corporation…

Chairing a Virtual Meeting-Advanced Certification CAI Canada

As we continue to get more comfortable with virtual meetings and electronic voting, we now are seeing the benefits of holding meetings virtually.  Most of us would agree that this new way of conducting meetings is here to stay. Over…

Condo Authority Tribunal Decision- Loss of Quorum

The recent Condo Authority Tribunal (“CAT”) decision, Kalinitchenko v. York Region Common Elements Condominium Corporation No. 1219, is a reminder to corporations that boards cannot transact any business without having the requisite number of directors to constitute a quorum. The…

Condominium Authority Tribunal- Pet Decision on Rules

CAT released a new decision regarding whether a corporation’s pet rule was reasonable. The applicant, a unit owner and pet owner, brought the CAT proceeding requesting that CAT order the repeal of Rule 3.1 of the corporation’s rules. His position…

Welcome to Lash Condo Law

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. Learn More

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.

Denise Lash

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.

Denise Lash

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.

Denise Lash

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.

Denise Lash

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.