As a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group, Kelly specializes in
municipal and land use planning law. She provides advice and
representation to municipalities and other institutional clients
as well as to property owners.
Kelly’s practice centers primarily on governance issues, including
procurement, freedom of information and protection of privacy,
accessibility, by-law and agreement drafting and enforcement,
construction and land matters. Kelly also prosecutes and defends
by-law and provincial offences matters.
Kelly appears regularly before municipal councils and committees, the Ontario Municipal Board and all levels of the Ontario Courts.
Professional Associations and Designations
- Law Society of Upper Canada
- Peterborough Law Association
- Canadian Bar Association (executive member, Municipal Law Section)
- Ontario Bar Association
- Association of Municipal Mangers, Clerks & Treasurers of Ontario (AMTCO)
- Osgoode Certificate in Provincial Offences Court Practice (2018)
- Honours Bachelor of Science in Language, Laurentian University (1995)
- Bachelor of Laws, Dalhousie University (2001)
- Master of Laws (specialization in Municipal Law), Osgoode School of Law (2013)
Publications and Presentations
Kelly has made and delivered presentations on a variety of municipal and land use planning topics to the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario and the International Municipal Lawyers Association, and has lectured on Information and Privacy Law at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.