Shawn Pulver is a litigation partner at Macdonald Sager Manis LLP, and head of the firm’s condominium group. Shawn is an experienced litigator, with a diverse practice focusing on condominium, real estate and business disputes. Shawn has a thriving condominium corporation practice, and advises condominium boards and owners on condominium governance and enforcement issues relating to the Ontario Condominium Act. Shawn also has significant experience advising clients on disputes relating to shared facilities agreements, condominium deficiencies, and noise disturbances. Shawn is frequently referred matters from other lawyers and clients due to his practical problem solving skills and ability to effectively advocate on behalf of his clients.
Shawn has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (including Estates Court and Commercial List), Ontario Court of Appeal, Tax Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal and the License Appeal Tribunal. He has acted as counsel in several complex trials before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Tax Court of Canada. Shawn has also been counsel in several precedent setting cases, including York Region Vacant land Condominium Corp. No. 968 v. Schickedanz Bros. Ltd.(2006), Irwin Mintz, In trust v. Mademont Yonge Inc. (2010) and Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1487 v. Market Lofts Inc. (2015).
Shawn is a frequent speaker and writer on various real estate and condominium related issues. Shawn is also one of the seven founding directors of CAI Canada, a leading organization which provides education, licensing and credentialing opportunities to condominium and strata managers across Canada.
When he is not in the office, you may find Shawn on the ski slopes or running in preparation for his next marathon.