Andy Gibbons’ practice focuses on commercial real estate law, with an emphasis on commercial acquisitions and dispositions, development and structured finance. He also has significant experience with the real estate components of M&A transactions (including cross-border M&A transactions), renewable energy projects and project financing.
Andy has also assisted with public-private partnership transactions acting on behalf of sponsors, lenders and government with respect to various bids/transactions, including acting for Infrastructure Ontario with respect to the C$1.4 billion Windsor-Essex Parkway project.
The Legal 500 Canada—Next generation lawyer in real estate (2018)
Before joining Torys, Andy was an associate at a major Toronto law firm.
Prior to that, Andy practiced real estate law at a firm in England, during which time he completed an extended secondment in the real estate department of one of the largest privately owned companies in the U.K.
Andy is a member of the Board of Directors of St. Michael’s Homes, a charitable organization providing support to vulnerable persons by way of a number of residential units and detoxification centres in Toronto.
Memberships and Affiliations
Andy is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is on the Next Generation Planning Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC).