Event Name
NLAPP Planners Plate – Reforming the Law on Adverse Possession
Event Date
March 14, 2024
Event Time
11:30 am-12:30 pm AT
12:00 pm-1:00 pm NL
St. Thomas Community Centre, Saint Thomas, Paradise, Labrador, Canada

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Professional Planners (NLAPP) welcomes Gregory French, a lawyer with Mills, Pittman & Twyne Law Offices in Clarenville, NL, our Planner’s Plate speaker.  Greg has been researching the impact of the ‘Act to Further Amend the Crowns Land Act’ SN 1975-76, No 20, on modern land titles in Newfoundland and Labrador.  He has published articles and has been interviewed by local media about the disconnect between law and practice with respect to adverse possession.  Based on his experience with real estate transactions, Greg has been advocating for reform to the law on adverse possession in the Lands Act, 1999.

Gregory French, Senior Lawyer with Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices, attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador and the University of New Brunswick.  Greg maintains a diverse practice and has appeared in every Court level in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the Federal Court of Canada.  Greg is an avid researcher and writer on legal issues and his work has been published in various legal journals.  Greg serves as the Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Financial Services Appeal Board and as a arbitration panelists under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement and the Muskrat Falls Land Use Expropriation Panel.



This is an in-person Planner’s Plate held at the St. Thomas Community Hall, St. Thomas Line, Paradise starting at noon.  Register by emailing  If you register, you will be responsible for paying the fee unless notify us before Tuesday March 12, 2024.

Lunch will be served.  Registration fee is $25.  Fee can be paid in advance via e-transfer to or can be paid at the door.



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