In the increasingly complicated and sophisticated world of real estate, Commercial Real Estate lawyer Andrew Bedford acts for a broad array of clients across a full range of real estate related matters, including selling and purchasing commercial and industrial real estate; land assembly and development; real property due diligence related to M&A transactions; leasing of commercial and industrial real estate; and construction financing.
Andrew’s experience includes advising clients on a wide range of energy related real estate matters, including structuring, negotiating and due diligence for wind and solar renewable energy projects; real property due diligence related to the acquisition of pipelines and midstream facilities; and real property matters related to oil sands ownership and development.
Andrew acts for institutional developers, investors, publicly traded entities (including REITs), pension funds and private equity investors to navigate the ever-changing world of real estate in a seamless and collaborative manner with a variety of other legal practice areas.
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in real estate law (2013-2020)
Before joining Torys in 2011, Andrew was a partner at another major Canadian law firm.
As part of his pro bono work, he has acted for a children’s hospital foundation negotiating a funding agreement with a public healthcare provider for the development of a child and youth mental health facility.