Andrea L. Onn Photo
Andrea L. Onn Photo
Andrea L. Onn Photo

Andrea Onn is a leading lawyer widely recognized for her work in commercial real estate and financial services. Active in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, Andrea advises on financings and re-financings as well as acquisitions and dispositions of all classes of real property.

A recognized expert in the project development space, Andrea frequently acts for real estate developers, national and international financial institutions, commercial real estate companies, asset managers and pension funds.

Andrea has also worked with banks and institutional lenders on numerous syndicated construction projects across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). She is very active in the multi-residential asset class, assisting large investment fund asset managers on acquisitions, and providing counsel to institutional and private lenders.

Andrea is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).

Representative Matters

  • Acted for different syndicates of lenders on numerous construction loan facilities for condo construction projects across the GTA.
  • Acted for the purchaser on a large portfolio deal, totalling just over $1 Billion in multi-residential and commercial assets.
  • Represented five purchasers in the combined $295M portfolio acquisition of 17 properties in Toronto and Ottawa. Portfolio.
  • Acted for a group of real estate asset managers in taking a REIT private and moving out the assets across Canada among multiple purchasers.
  • Acted for syndicate of lenders on a large multiplex building condominium construction loan.
  • Acted for large Canadian Bank on the construction loans to shopping centre developer of block store.

Speaking Engagements

Retention and Advancing Women Lawyers Speaker, Women in Law Seminar


Solid Footings: The Commercial Real Estate Transaction Ontario Bar Association


Best Practices for Completing the Commercial Real Estate Transaction Law Society of Upper Canada



Rankings & Recognition

  • Recognized in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended Lawyer in the area of Project Finance
  • Recognized in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended Lawyer in the area of Banking & Financial Institutions; Project Finance and Property Development
  • Recognized in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended Lawyer in the area of Property Development
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 listed as repeatedly recommended: Property Development
  • Listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading lawyer in the area of Property Development

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Active member of the Commercial Real Estate Womens Organization (CREW)

Education & Admissions

Called to the Ontario bar
LLBUniversity of Western Ontario
BAUniversity of Western Ontario