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Sorbonne, D.E.S.S., 1984
McGill University, LL.B., 1978
Royal Military College of Canada, B.Eng., 1975

Called to bar
  • 1980 (Ontario)

Armand G.R. Conant


Armand heads up the Condominium Law Group at Shibley Righton LLP and represents numerous condominium corporations of all types across Ontario. He is a Past-President of the Canadian Condominium Institute (Toronto), where he served on its Board of Directors for 18 years and Co-Chaired the joint Legislative and Government Relations Committee with ACMO, which prepared and submitted an extensive legislative brief to the Ontario government with recommendations for changes to the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”).

Armand has been on all the government committees involved in the reform of the Act and was one of 11 people appointed to the government's Expert Panel that conducted the final analysis of the Act. Armand was a founding director of the Condominium Authority of Ontario and sat on its Board for nearly four years.

Armand is the 2020 recipient of the CCI (Toronto) Distinguished Service Award. Armand is also a recipient of the ACMO Special Recognition Award which is presented to recognize an individual for special achievements and services that have positively impacted the condominium industry in Ontario. He is also a recipient of ACMO's President's Award and the Associate Member of the Year Award.

Armand is the Past Chair of CCI (Toronto)’s Legislative Committee and remains on the Committee, which with the other seven Ontario chapters of CCI is preparing various submissions to the government on the next reforms of the Act to be proclaimed. He is past Chair of CCI National’s Government Relations Committee and prepared all 5 editions of the CCI National publication “Canadian Condominium Legislation – A Coast to Coast Comparison”.

Armand has written numerous articles for such publications as ACMO’s “CM Condominium MANAGER”, CCI(T)’s “thecondovoice”, “Humber Happenings”, “Condominium Law Letter”, “Canadian Real Estate”, “Real Estate News”, "The Lawyers Weekly" and "CondoBusiness". He has also represented condominium corporations and lenders on financings to condominium corporations.

 He also lectures at CCI(Toronto)’s Directors’ courses and has lectured at Humber College. In addition, Armand presents and speaks at various condominium conferences, including the annual ACMO/CCI Conference, PM Expo, SpringFest and the Toronto Condo Show, and has appeared on television and radio shows to discuss condominium and real estate issues.

Armand is the first lawyer in Ontario to be appointed by the Superior Court as a full Administrator (appointed under the Act), to take over all the duties of the Board of Directors of, and run, troubled corporations. Armand has been appointed as an Inspector under the Act, and also is an Arbitrator and Mediator.

Armand combines his legal education and engineering degree with the hands-on experience of having been on the steering committee and then board of directors of a 276 unit condominium corporation for over 5 years. He has extensive condominium, real estate, litigation and business law experience. Having received a Master of Law degree from the Sorbonne (France), Armand is also bilingual.

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Lawyers Club
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club
  • Canadian Condominium Institute (Toronto)
  • Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario

Armand G.R. Conant Publications