Gareth is an Associate who has practiced condominium law for a number of years, including with a boutique condominium law firm prior to re-joining Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in 2018.
As condominium corporate counsel, Gareth’s practice includes advising clients on all facets of the Condominium Act, 1998 including with respect to complex commercial agreements, corporate governance, shared facilities agreements and disputes, compliance matters, lien matters, and changes to common elements and/or services in condominiums. Gareth advises boards of directors of condominium corporations, condominium service providers, and condominium unit owners.
Gareth frequently chairs meetings of condominium owners, including annual, special, and requisitioned meetings, acts as an expert resource at owners’ meetings, and he is conversant in all matters of meeting procedure. Gareth focuses on de-escalating condominium disputes and on using forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, to achieve optimal outcomes for clients. Further, Gareth teaches modules of the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario condominium law courses to property management firms and presents to the condominium industry on all facets of condominium law, and corporate law where it intersects with condominiums.
Gareth articled with Fogler Rubinoff LLP’s Toronto office and summered with the firm’s Ottawa office.
AUGUST 12 2019
Recent CAT Decisions - Manager Reports, Board "Notes", Redactions, Legal Costs, and More!
The Condominium Authority Tribunal ("CAT") has recently released some instructive decisions further clarifying records request matters and the CAT's own procedures.
NOVEMBER 20 2018
Condo Meetings — Tips, Tricks, and Reminders
Most of the time, our clients turn a blind eye to the possibility of a lawsuit. Clients will bury their heads in the sand until the fateful moment when the lawsuit becomes an actuality and can no longer be ignored...
SEPTEMBER 28 2018
Out of the Chair and into the Fire: New Directive on Ontario's Fire Code
High-rise buildings pose vertical challenges for firefighters. Recent fires in high-rise buildings have caused fire officials to crack down on the enforcement of the Ontario's Fire Code (which is Regulation 231/07 made under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 the "FPPA")...
MAY 14 2018
New Proxy Form - A Fogler Rubinoff LLP Guide
The Ontario government updated the mandatory Proxy Form and released it on May 10, 2018. This new Proxy Form will need to be used going forward...
MAY 10 2018
May 2018 Condominium Update (Including New Proxy Form)
The Ministry updated the mandatory proxy on May 10, 2018. This new form will need to be used going forward...
MARCH 27 2018
Condominium Legislative Changes - Electric Vehicle Charging Systems
The Ontario government has just announced legislative changes dealing with electric vehicle charging systems ("EVCS"), coming into effect on May 1, 2018...
FEBRUARY 06 2018
Fogler Rubinoff Welcomes Gareth Stackhouse to our Condominium Law Practice
Dalhousie University, B. Comm., 2006
Queen's University, J.D., 2011
Ontario Bar, 2012
- Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI)
- Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
- Chapter Advisory Board Member – Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity