Roberto Aburto is a Partner at Gowling WLG, where practises municipal law, administrative law, and civil litigation, with a focus on development disputes, including real property disputes, construction law, land use planning law, expropriation, municipal tax assessment, and commercial litigation. He also specializes in administrative law and sports law. Roberto is a member of Gowling WLG's national Municipal Law Group, as well as the national Expropriation Law Group.
Roberto is a proud member of the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association, where he serves as a mentor. He is a member of Lambda Alpha International Land Economics Society, the Ontario Bar Association, Greater Ottawa Homebuilders' Association, and the Canadian Property Tax Association.
He is also co-chair of Gowling WLG's Canadian Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council, and is committed to promoting the principles of diversity and inclusion. Roberto serves as host of Diversonomics, a podcast on diversity in the legal market. In October 2020, Roberto was distinguished as an Excellence Award recipient for the "Pro Bono Gender Markers Initiative" at the Canadian Law Awards.