Audrey Loeb

Audrey Loeb
Shibley Righton LLP
Real Estate

Audrey Loeb, a partner with the Toronto office of Shibley Righton LLP, focuses on conveyancing and condominium law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. Ms. Loeb went on to earn her Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1974.

She has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management’s financial literacy program for directors and executives and the governance essentials program for directors of not-for-profit organizations.

Ms. Loeb advises buyers and sellers on conveyancing matters, developers on condominium development, and condominium corporations on issues of corporate governance and operations.

She is the author of two texts on condominium law — The Condominium Act: A User’s Manual and Condominium Law and Administration and the booklet Condominium Ownership: What you need to know.

Ms. Loeb received the Law Society Medal for her contributions to the profession and to the community, the Ontario Bar Association’s Real Property Section Award of Excellence, and the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Gold Key Award.

As a member of a panel created by province, Ms. Loeb reviewed and advised on proposed amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 and assisted the government in creating condominium law in Ontario.

She’s a co-founder of the Condominium Dispute Resolution Centre and is a Professor Emeritus of Law at Ryerson University, School of Business Management.

Ms. Loeb has lectured for the Toronto Real Estate Board, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association, and Auckland University Law School in New Zealand.

She is a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute and served as co-chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Real Property Section Condominium Committee.

Ms. Loeb has been a member of the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services Real Property Registration Committee, the Ontario New Home Warranty Program Consumer Advisory Committee, the board of directors of the Real Estate Council of Ontario, and the national board of directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute.

Outside of her legal work, Ms. Loeb is a former member of the board of directors of Bridgepoint Health and the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, as well as the founder of the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers program benefitting the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

Audrey Loeb Posts

Loeb: Tarion needs to require more standard-form agreements

Tarion Warranty Corp.’s recent efforts to provide more consumer information on the risks of pre-construction condominium purchases don’t go far enough, and the new home regulator should take an aggressive role in requiring more standard-form agreements, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells The Globe and Mail. Read more

Have mechanism to remove disruptive condo board members

Having a code of ethics in place for a condominium’s board of directors assists in holding members accountable if they become disruptive, problematic or violent, says Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb. Read more

Call to condo lawyer would have saved corporation time, money

A condominium management team that objected to a Jewish condo owner attaching a mezuzah to the doorframe of his residence highlights the importance of seeking legal advice before taking action, says Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb. Read more

Condo boards struggle to deal with delinquent pet owners

Condominium boards have options to regulate pets, but requiring animal owners to pay an extra fee is not one of them, says Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb. Read more

Condo resolution tribunal still a work in progress: Loeb

Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb says she is encouraged by the initial progress made by the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) but that it has the potential to do much more. Read more

Decision against condo developer important for consumers

A developer, who was found by the Ontario Superior Court to be behaving “unreasonably” in rejecting mortgage commitments for purchasers and then relying on that refusal to terminate their contracts and forfeiting their deposits, had no right to terminate the agreements, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells The Globe and Mail. Read more

Province should revisit second phase of Condo Act proposals: Loeb

The Ontario government should consider streamlining the Condominium Act , Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells Law Times . Read more

Province failed to clarify difference between online, proxy votes: Loeb

Changes to Ontario's Condominium Act allowing electronic voting is not the panacea the government had envisioned, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells Read more

Further disclosure ensures condo board members are capable, ethical

A disclosure obligation for candidates of condominium boards in Ontario will help ensure boards consist of members working for the good of all, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells Read more

Technology advancements may impact condo privacy expectations

T here is no doubt the varied uses of technology are here to stay, but Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb says the use of drones and artificial intelligence could clash with the privacy rights of condo dwellers. Read more

No free pass for medical pot users in condos

Condominium corporations will only investigate if someone has been smoking or vaping cannabis in their unit when a formal complaint is lodged, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells CBC. Read more

Condo developers’ interests still trump owners

The interests of condominium developers continue to supersede those of buyers although legislation offering more consumer protection waits to be proclaimed, Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb tells Law Times . Read more

Short-term rentals causing headaches for condo boards

The increasing number of units being used as short-term rentals is causing headaches for condominium boards, says Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb. Read more

Condo Act amendments increase burden on all parties: Loeb

While the recent amendments to Ontario’s Condominium Act may have been initiated to make life easier for unit owners and condo corporations, they have ended up creating more challenges for all involved, says Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb. Read more

Loeb remains the face of condo law in Ontario

Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb became the public face of Ontario’s Condominium Act almost as soon as she began practising law. Read more