Compensation Not Always Fair
As a senior partner and leading expropriation lawyer at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Stephen Waque understands how compensation to landowners is based on legal rules, not fairness.
Understanding and applying the fairness equation means first understanding what the legal rules are. While the legal rules are an important and necessary discipline, they are not always directive of where interest-based, win-win negotiations will take a party undertaking an assembly.
The Fairness Equation.May8, 2008
Stephen Waque is a senior partner with BLG and a founding director and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association. He has more than 30 years experience in the practice of expropriation legislation and real estate law. Stephen is the author of New Law of Expropriation, a two-volume reference text that deals comprehensively with government acquisitions of real estate and business interests, and is considered an authority in Canada. For more information on Stephen Waque please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Waque-Stephen.aspx.