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Tim Andison

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Tim's recent experience includes advising:

  • Cronos Group in connection with its C$2.4-billion strategic investment from Altria Group

  • Various issuers in connection with numerous offerings of equity and debt securities, including Cronos Group, goeasy, Vesta Energy, Painted Pony, Granite REIT, MCAP, and Iamgold

  • The underwriters in connection with various IPOs and other equity offerings, including offerings by Source Energy Services, Champion Iron, Leagold, Wajax, and Banro Corporation

  • The underwriters in connection with numerous offerings of Canadian-dollar high-yield notes across all industry sectors as well as numerous offerings of investment-grade notes

  • The underwriters in connection with various offerings of convertible debentures, including offerings by Gran Colombia Gold, Aurora Cannabis, Primero, and Dorel Industries Inc.

  • BlackBerry Limited in connection with its US$1-billion private placement of convertible debentures to Fairfax and other institutional investors

  • Certain shareholders of MI Developments (now Granite REIT) in connection with the elimination of the company's dual-class share structure and the associated sale of the company's racing and gaming business

  • The Brick in connection with its sale to Leon's Furniture for C$700-million as well as its earlier debenture buyback transaction, the amendment of its credit facility, and a transaction to facilitate the exercise of its outstanding warrants by adding a cashless exercise right

  • TransGlobe Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its sale to PD Kanco LP and Starlight Investments Ltd., valued at C$2-billion

  • Cliffs Natural Resources in connection with its C$4.9-billion acquisition of a Canadian mining company and the related reorganization of the acquired company's outstanding debt and convertible debt securities

Awards & Recognition

Tim is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2021 (Capital Markets: Debt & Equity)

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Capital Markets: Debt & Equity)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2020 (Capital Markets)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms - 2020 Edition (Capital Markets)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 (Corporate Finance & Securities)

  • Acritas Stars 2018: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2016


Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2011
Admitted to the New York Bar - 2001
LL.B., University of Toronto - 1999
B.A. (Hon.), Queen's University - 1995

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