R. Flowers


Practice Areas

Land Development, Expropriation


Legal Assistant


Legal Assistant

About Mark

Mark is a partner and a core member of the firm’s land development and municipal law group. He was called to the Ontario Bar in June 2001.

As partner and driving force within the land development practice, Mark’s extensive experience allows him to assist clients with complex planning and development law issues. He has acted as lead counsel at numerous Ontario Land Tribunal hearings for a wide range of development projects including major mixed-use developments, employment land conversions, urban boundary expansions and golf course redevelopments.

Mark regularly appears before the Ontario Land Tribunal, municipal councils and committees, and all levels of courts in Ontario to advocate on behalf of the firm’s clients, including the Ontario Superior Court, Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Mark has repeatedly been recognized as a Leading Practitioner in Property Development Law in the Canadian Legal LEXPERT® directory. He has also been awarded Lawyer of the Year in Municipal Law – Toronto by Best Lawyers in Canada.

Mark is active in the industry, belonging to a variety of associations, and is a former Chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Municipal Law section.

Mark studied at Osgoode Hall Law School where he was awarded the Robert W. Macaulay Scholarship in Land Use Planning Law.

Professional Associations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association, Municipal Law Section (former Chair)
  • Ontario Expropriation Association
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Toronto Chapter
  • Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)
  • Lambda Alpha International, Simcoe Chapter


  • Called to the Ontario Bar in June 2001
  • Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1999
  • Master of Science (Planning), University of Toronto, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban Geography), University of Toronto, 1994