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Andrea Skinner

Partner Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2010

Andrea is a partner within the firm’s Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. She has a diverse practice providing advice and representation to a number of municipalities as well as to developers and individual landowners. Andrea advises and represents clients in connection with planning applications and appeals, expropriation proceedings, environmental and regulatory matters, and other municipal-related issues.

She regularly appears before administrative tribunals, including Committees of Adjustments, the Ontario Municipal Board, and the Board of Negotiation. She also appears before the Ontario courts. 

This diversification within Andrea’s specialty is a foundation of her professional competence and expertise, and underscores the successes that she has achieved on behalf of her clients.

Awards & Recognition

  • Winner of 2008 Gale Cup National Moot Competition and recipient of Best Factum Prize
  • Recipient of 2007 Canada Law Book Prize for highest standing in Contracts Law, University of Ottawa

Professional Involvement


  • Ontario Expropriation Association

Selected Publications

"Priority Issues for Residual Value Guarantors," National Creditor Debtor Review, June 2010 and Aird & Berlis LLP Collateral Matters Newsletter, March 2010.


  • LLB (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, 2009
  • B.Sc., Cornell University, 2006