Paul Wayland

Managing partner, lawyer

  • LL.B. Bachelor of Laws, Université de Laval in 1988
  • Course in the revenue method as part of the Bachelor in Evaluation program, Université du Québec à Montréal in 1994
Bar Admission Called to the Barreau du Québec in 1989
Phone +1 (514) 392-5719
Fax +1 (514) 331-0514
Assistant Anne Jardel: 514 331-5010 ext. 5737
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Me Paul Wayland has dedicated his career entirely to municipal law and more specifically to municipal taxation, property assessment and expropriation.

Me Wayland also specializes in economic development and in crisis management, notably by his work for the Ville de Lac-Mégantic from the outset of the rail catastrophe of July 6, 2013.

Since the start of his practice with the legal department of the Communauté urbaine de Québec, Me Wayland has exclusively represented the interests of numerous municipalities.

He acts at all stages of the contestation process in matters of assessment and expropriation, before the Tribunal administratif du Québec, the appellate courts and the courts of common law. His expertise covers all property categories: industrial, commercial, institutional, hotels and residential.

Me Wayland is listed among the advisors in municipal ethics and deontology established by the Commission municipale du Québec.


  • Member and lecturer with the Association of Canadian Assessors’ Counsel (ACAC).
  • Holder of an Occasional Practice Permit for Ontario.


  • Frequent speaker and recognized training provider:
    • Association des évaluateurs municipaux du Québec (AEMQ).
    • Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC).
    • Association des techniciens en évaluation foncière du Québec (ATÉFQ).
    • Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ).
    • Corporation des officiers municipaux agréés du Québec (COMAQ).


  • Les systèmes anti-pollution et le nouvel article 65 (1.1) de la Loi sur la fiscalité municipale, Magazine URBA, vol. 21, no. 5, October 2000.
  • Fiscalité municipale et évaluation foncière : la revue de l'actualité et jurisprudentielle, Revue de planification fiscale et successorale, vol. 19, no. 2, 1997.
  • And many other touching on: property assessments, the administrative tribunal and the role of the expert, economic obsolescence, etc.

1989 Call Year

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