Conference Speaker

Armand Conant, B.Eng, LL.B., D.E.S.S. (Sorbonne)

Shibley Righton LLP

Speaker 5A

Armand is a senior partner in the Condominium Law Group at Shibley Righton LLP. He is a Past-President of the Canadian Condominium Institute (Toronto), where he also serves on its Board of Directors and is Chair of its Legislative and Government Relations Committee.

Armand was on most of the government committees involved in the reform of the Condominium Act, 1998 and was one of 11 people appointed to the government's Expert Panel. Armand is also a Director of the Condominium Authority of Ontario.

Armand is a member of ACMO's Associate Committee. In 2017 he was a recipient of the ACMO Special Recognition Award - presented to recognize an individual for special achievements and services that have positively impacted the condominium industry in Ontario. He is also a past recipient of ACMO's President's Award and the Associate Member of the Year Award.

Armand is the past Chair of CCI National's Government Relations Committee where he prepared all 4 editions of the CCI National publication "Canadian Condominium Legislation – A Coast to Coast Comparison". Armand writes articles for the industry and presents and speaks at various condominium conferences and seminars.

Armand is the first lawyer in Ontario to be appointed by the Superior Court as a full Administrator for a corporation and also as an Inspector. He is also a Mediator and Arbitrator.

Prior to law school, Armand obtained his engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada. Later he obtained his Masters of Law from the Sorbonne (Paris, France) and he is bilingual.