Professional growth. Results you can see. 

At Wood Bull LLP, your career as a municipal, planning and development lawyer is not just about legal precedents in a book. It’s about witnessing the tangible impact of your work every single day.

Our team’s dedication and hard work can be seen in the major development projects that start and finish across Ontario and shape the province’s landscape. Whether on your commute, from your office window, or during province-wide travels, you’ll see the results of your legal advocacy when working at Wood Bull LLP.

Why Work with Wood Bull LLP

Wood Bull LLP is not just a law firm; it’s a team comprised of brilliant legal minds with unmatched work ethics. Our lawyers are renowned in the industry, and they have earned accolades from esteemed bodies like the Ontario Bar Association, Lexpert, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, and Best Lawyers International.

A career at Wood Bull LLP is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to contribute to significant development approvals and learn from seasoned lawyers who will mentor you in building a practice you can be proud of. We also support your professional network growth through active participation in trade organizations like the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), and the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA). This ensures you not only develop the skills to be an exceptional lawyer but also the network to thrive in your career.

Who We Hire

Our firm has a proven track record of consistently achieving commendable outcomes and has been instrumental in orchestrating some of Ontario’s most intricate development approvals. To support our high level of service, we seek to hire business-minded lawyers who prioritize business strategy and deeply understand the factors influencing project approvals. We work in close collaboration with clients, land-use planners, law firms, and industry stakeholders to provide services across all tiers of approval processes for public and private projects; that means we need the go-getters and communicators of the world who are committed to addressing their client’s needs at any stage.

If you have a passion for delivering a personalized experience and want to prioritize your clients through undivided attention, prompt communication, and unwavering commitment, Wood Bull LLP may be the right firm for you!

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Land Use Planner
    • Wood Bull LLP is a boutique law firm that focuses on municipal, planning and development law.  We assist private and public sector clients through all aspects of the land use approvals process and advise them on a range of planning matters. Our firm advises a broad range of clients, ranging from some of the largest developers in Ontario, to individual property owners, to municipalities.  We are seeking a professional Land Use Planner to join our team.

      This position is perfect for you if:

      • You want to be involved in all aspects of the development approval process, from application to hearing.
      • You love to solve problems and to work as part of a team.
      • You are organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • You want a flexible and supportive work environment.

      Your responsibilities will include coordinating and managing development proposals; preparing various types of planning applications; liaising with clients and consultants; reviewing and analyzing official plans and zoning by-laws; assisting with preparation for Ontario Land Tribunal and Toronto Local Appeal Body hearings; monitoring municipal planning processes; and attending public meetings and hearings when necessary.

      Candidates for the position should have at least 3 years planning experience, a degree in Urban Planning, and membership or eligibility for membership with OPPI.

      Wood Bull LLP is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within our workplace environment.  We encourage people from underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

      Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and covering letter to by April 15, 2024, quoting "Planner Position".

      We thank all candidates in advance, however, we will contact only those selected for an interview.

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