Warren Kleiner

Warren Kleiner
FIRM:
Shibley Righton LLP
POSITION:
Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Real Estate
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Warren Kleiner, a partner with the firm Shibley Righton LLP in Toronto, focuses on condominium law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University, before earning his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1999. Mr. Kleiner was called to the Ontario Bar in 2000.

In his real estate law practice, Mr. Kleiner assists condominium boards and management companies on matters relating to condominium governance.

He reviews and advises on the Condominium Act, declarations, bylaws and rules, and all agreements related to condominium law. He also advises on liens and proceedings involving owner-condominium relationships and on issues involving shared facilities and related agreements.

In addition, Mr.Kleiner has authored articles on condominium-related topics for publications including the Condo Voice and Real Estate News.

He has lectured at the Law Society of Ontario and the Toronto Condo Show and was an instructor for the bar admission course real estate section.

Mr. Kleiner is a member and has conducted seminars for the Canadian Condominium Institute and the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario, and is a member of the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario.

Warren Kleiner Posts

Assignment agreements with condos a tricky business

Assigning or “flipping” a condo unit is risky for both parties, so be sure to get legal advice from someone well-versed in this area of law, says Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner. Read more

Condo corporations, start your charging stations

Condo boards have to be prepared to deal with requests from residents for charging stations as electric cars become more commonplace, says Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner. Read more

Duty to accommodate predicated on disability

It's a growing trend in Ontario for condo residents to try to circumvent pet bans by claiming their dog is an emotional support animal, but there are many misunderstandings around the legalities of the issue, says Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner. Read more

Options for condo boards looking to ban cannabis

Condo boards have two options if they want to prohibit smoking, growing or processing cannabis within their buildings — they can either amend their declaration or pass a rule, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner tells Law Times . Read more

Shared facilities agreements part 2: the solutions

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner discusses solutions to some of the common issues that arise with shared facilities agreements. Read more

Shared facilities agreements part 1: the problems

In part one of two-part series on shared facilities agreements, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner outlines the most common issues that arise. Read more

Governance tips for condo directors

Condominium directors on the board could benefit from additional training in governance issues beyond what mandatory education courses provide, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Eradicating bed bugs in condos involves cooperative effort

With bed bugs becoming an increasingly common problem for condominium corporations, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner says corporations need to have a tactful approach in dealing with the problem. Read more

Revamped ESA creates more costs for condos, owners

Condominium corporations and unit owners can expect their costs to climb due to the higher minimum wage and other changes to the recently updated Employment Standards Act (ESA), says Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner. Read more

Ever-changing world of condo law keeps Kleiner engaged

Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner’s practice area keeps him on his toes. Read more

Condo Act amendments 'significant': Kleiner

Amendments to the Condominium Act that took effect in November 2017 marked the most significant changes to the condominium industry since its inception, writes Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner in Condo Voice . Read more