Aimee Powell

Land Use Planner / Property and Commerce

Aimee Powell is the Founder and Chief Planning Officer of Powell Planning & Associates, a land use planning firm and trusted land use planning affiliate sub-contractor of Unified LLP.  Aimee is an Ontario Registered Professional Planner (“RPP”) and a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (“MCIP”) with over 15 years’ experience in land use planning policy, development application approvals, and real estate.  Aimee brings a multi-faceted lens to all projects with vast experience from working in both the private and public sectors.  Aimee also holds a position as a Contract Lecturer with Toronto Metropolitan University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning and volunteers as a sponsor and mentor to Early Career Planners with the Professional Standards Board.

Aimee assists select Unified LLP clients with the following services:

  • Due diligence research
  • Design
  • Highest and best use analysis
  • Plan of Subdivision Applications
  • Plan of Condominium Applications
  • Minor Variance Applications
  • Consent Applications
  • Official Plan Amendment Applications
  • Zoning By-law Amendment Applications
  • Site Plan Applications
  • Development Compliance matters
  • Planning Justification Reports
  • Expert Witness Testimony at Local and Provincial Tribunals


  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Master of Public Administration, Queen’s University

Professional Associations

  • Ontario Professional Planners’ Institute
  • Canadian Institute of Planners

Sara Barbosa

Legal Administrative Assistant

Sara Barbosa is a Legal Administrative Assistant at Unified LLP. She provides direct support to the firm’s clients and lawyers and oversees general day-to-day office management.

Sara has a passion for time and task administration. She empowers the team by keeping their days as productive and stress-free as possible and ensures that client communications are clear and compelling. Sara finds enjoyment in helping people by being dedicated, approachable, reliable, and personable. She also supports the team’s dream-up cool ideas and practices them by arranging the right resources.

Before joining the firm, Sara studied Informatics in Portugal and has a strong background in hardware and software computer technologies and systems.


  • Executive Assistant, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Professional Associations

  • Member of IAAP – International Association of Administrative Professionals

Personal Interests

  • Traveling and Photography

Sherry Qi

Legal Administrative Assistant / Disability / Employment

Sherry is a dedicated Legal Administrative Assistant at Unified LLP, where she excels in providing comprehensive support to the legal team. With a passion for helping others and a keen eye for detail, she ensures the smooth functioning of client files, assists with drafting and correspondence, and assists with a range of essential administrative tasks. As a member of the Employment and Disability Law Group at Unified LLP, Sherry has consistently exhibited her commitment to excellence in her role.

Sherry expects to get her Paralegal license in November 2024. She is eager to step into the legal world and help people with their legal needs across different communities.


  • Bachelor of Science (Statistics), University of Toronto
  • Paralegal, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology


  • English
  • Mandarin