Jennifer Savini

B.Sc.(Hons.), J.D., C.S.
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Bar Admissions:
Ontario, 2009

Jennifer Savini (Gibb) is a municipal and planning lawyer with Templeman LLP.  

Jennifer is Certified Specialist in Municipal Law (Local Government/Land Use Planning and Development).  She advises clients on development agreements and by-laws, provides legal opinions on municipal, planning and environmental issues, regularly represents clients before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

Jennifer has extensive experience in municipal enforcement proceedings such as zoning and property standards by-law prosecutions and court proceedings relating to the enforcement of statutes such as the Building Code Act, Fire Protection and Prevention Act and the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Jennifer regularly appears before the Provincial Offences Court and Superior Court of Justice on behalf of Municipalities,Conservation Authorities, Health Units and other government institutions, and has also appeared before the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal.  

Also experienced in civil litigation matters, Jennifer represents clients in contractual and property disputes as well as insurance defence matters involving municipal liability issues.

Jennifer has been with the firm since her articles and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

Originally from Campbellford, Jennifer obtained her Specialized Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Guelph in 2002. After graduating, Jennifer worked at Environment Canada studying vehicle emissions and smog patterns, and as a chemist for a private pharmaceutical testing and consulting company in Toronto. Jennifer attended law school at Queens’s University, where she obtained her J.D. in 2008.

Jennifer is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association, the Hastings County Law Association, the Frontenac Law Association and the Rotary Club of Belleville, and sits on the volunteer Board of Directors for First Adventure Child Development Centre.

Recent Reported Cases:

Davisv. Trent Hills (Municipality), 2019 CanLII 67592 (LPAT)

Mironv. Prince Edward (County), 2018 CanLII 73635 (LPAT)

Balroopv. Quinte West (City), 2017 ONSC 3352

Dalgleishv. Hastings Highlands (Municipality), 2017 CanLII72943 (OMB)

Prokopyshenv. Belleville (City), 2017 CanLII 70640 (OMB)

TheCorp. of the Municipality of Port Hope v. Arthur Elgasuani, 2016 ONSC 2282 (Div. Ct.)

QuinteWest (Municipality) v. Balroop, 2016 ONCA 657

Etheringtonv. Ignace (Township), 2016 ONSC 3433

NantuckInvesments Inc. v. Oshawa (City), 2016 CanLII 67453(OMB)