Andrew Jeanrie assists clients with all stages of real estate development, including planning approvals 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 and planning 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 former Ontario Municipal Board, now the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal (LPAT) and the City of Toronto's Local Appeal Body (TLAB), as well as on judicial appeals and judicial reviews stemming out of those tribunals. 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. Over the last few years Andrew has increasingly worked on projects involving air rights and strata ownerships.
Andrew is a recipient of the Osgoode Prize for Legal History from the Law Society. Upon completing his MBA at the Rotman School of Management, Andrew was named a Bregman Scholar, was placed on the Dean's List, while also receiving a Rotman Citizenship Award.