Andy Gibbons

Andy Gibbons

Partner
Toronto: 416.865.8226
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

BSc (Honours), 2000
University of Leeds
PgDL, 2002
College of Law of England and Wales
LPC, 2003
College of Law of England and Wales

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2005 Ontario, 2009

Overview

Andy is a member of the firm’s Real Estate group. His practice focuses on commercial real estate law, with an emphasis on energy projects, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. Andy has significant experience acting on behalf of developers, consortiums, lending syndicates and government authorities in matters pertaining to project construction, development, financing, acquisitions and dispositions.

Andy also has experience advising on the real estate components of M&A transactions, REITs and other securities law matters.

Representative Work

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Recognition

The Legal 500 Canada—Next generation lawyer in real estate (2020-2021)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy law and real estate law (2021-2022)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer to watch in property development (2019); repeatedly recommended in property leasing (2020)

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Professional Involvement

Professionally, Andy has practiced real estate law in England, which included an extended secondment in the real estate department of one of the largest privately-owned companies in the U.K. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

In the community, Andy is member of the board of directors of Neighbourhood Link Homes, a non-profit support service agency operating four non-profit housing projects in east Toronto, providing affordable homes for families and seniors. Andy is the former co-chair of the Board of Directors of St. Michael’s Homes, a charitable organization providing support to vulnerable persons by way of residential units and detoxification centres in Toronto.

Directorships

Andy is the former co-chair 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).