Robert Mullin is a knowledge leader in Ontario condominium law, writing and speaking frequently on the subject. He regularly works with developers, property management firms and condominium boards across Ontario.
Robert routinely advises condominium corporations on the creation of standard unit by-laws and indemnity agreements, the adoption of declaratory, by-law, rule amendments, enforcement procedures including liens, powers of sale, mediations & arbitration, and compliance orders. He also actively assists condominium developers in the formation of new condominiums, including agreements of purchase and sale, new declarations, by-laws, rules, management agreements, and disclosure statements.
Robert is also a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute. In 2009, he was elected President of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter and is now a Past-President. Robert is also a member of the Toronto, London, and Huronia Ontario Chapters. He is also a member of the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (A.C.M.O.). Robert holds an Associate of the Canadian Condominium Institute (A.C.C.I.) designation, earned after demonstrating a high degree of condominium legal knowledge and experience.
Robert is active in the field of municipal law and land use development. Robert is principal counsel to the Township of Centre Wellington and to the Township of Woolwich. Robert also appears regularly before the Ontario Municipal Board. Robert has expertise in dealing with the OMB, representing both municipal and private section clients.
Robert has been noted in a number of municipal law cases, including:
- Dobson Holdings Palmerston Ltd. v. Minto (Township),  PL070527;
- Chuchman v. Township of Centre Wellington,  PL100034;
- Loblaw Properties Limited v. Township of Centre Wellington,  Decision/Order No. 3212, PL050478;
- Marion Steele, Trustees Dublin Street United Church v. City of Guelph,  PL080038;
- Rowan v. County of Wellington,  PL090413; and,
- Whiteley v. City of Guelph,  PL100843.
Robert’s education is also a unique resource, which assists clients in avoiding municipal liability and advising on land use planning controls and conditions. Robert provides ongoing Planning Act advice to municipalities on site plans, minor variances, legal-non-conforming use, plans of condominium and subdivisions.
Robert completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Studies from the University of Guelph in 1995, pursued graduate studies at the University of Western Ontario, and received his LL.B. from the University of Windsor in 2002. After articling with a prominent Toronto firm, he returned to Guelph upon his call to the bar in 2003. Robert has since completed a Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Osgoode Hall Law School, specializing in Municipal Law.
An active community volunteer, Robert is Past-President of the Guelph Provincial P.C. Party Riding Association, and served as Southwestern Ontario Leadership Campaign Co-ordinator for the Honourable Ernie Eves and the Honourable Tim Hudak. He is also a former member of the Rotary Club of Guelph.