Andrew Jeanrie assists clients with all stages of real estate development, including planning approvals, construction and strategic analysis. He provides advice based on his extensive knowledge of the development process from planning approvals through to construction of the projects.
Andrew's municipal practice includes regular appearances before municipal councils and committees of adjustment, as well as representing clients in legal proceedings at all levels of Court and administrative tribunals, with a focus on matters before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) formally, (former called Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), former Ontario Municipal Board, or OMB) and the City of Toronto's Local Appeal Body (TLAB). Andrew also assists clients in analyzing new sites for development, responding to neighbouring development applications, and in municipal due diligence, including zoning and official plan reviews as a part of real estate transactions and real estate financing transactions. In addition, he advises clients on all manner of municipal governance and regulation, such as licensing, sign by-laws, expropriations and permitting.
Andrew also represents clients with respect to a wide range of construction and infrastructure projects, from traditional construction projects to alternative financing procurement/P3 projects. Throughout these engagements he has advised with respect to, among other things, tendering, construction contracts, development agreements, joint venture agreements, project agreements, interface agreements and project financing agreements.
Upon completing his MBA at the Rotman School of Management, Andrew was named a Bregman Scholar and to the Dean's List. He also received the Rotman Citizenship Award. Andrew has held seats on many non-profit Board's, including Toronto Botanical Gardens and Heritage Toronto.