Kathryn Stuart is a partner and a member of the solicitors’ group. Before being called to the BC Bar in 1992, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours and a Master of Arts in philosophy from the University of Calgary. She practices exclusively in the field of Local Government Law and advises clients on a wide variety of matters, including corporate and regulatory powers, planning and real estate matters and FOI, conflicts, procedure and issues of statutory interpretation. She regularly drafts all manner of bylaws, leases, licences, tenders, RFP’s, servicing and development agreements and has seen to the incorporation of municipal owned corporations. She lectures at C.L.E. courses on Local Government Law, teaches a local government law course at the University of Victoria for the School of Public Administration and is a regular presenter at the Justice Institute, MATI, Capilano College PADM and other functions of local government organizations.