Andrew H. Kerr LL.B.
Andrew graduated from The University of Windsor Law School (Dean's Honour Roll) in 1980 and was called to the bar as a lawyer in Ontario in 1982. Until 1993 he practiced law as an associate and then as a partner with a mid-sized Toronto law firm. Since 1993 he has carried on the practice of law with the law firm of Kerr & Kerr. From may 2006 to December 2009 Andrew was employed under full-time contract as a finance lawyer with a federal crown corporation, Export Development Canada, Canada's export credit agency.
While at Export Development Canada Andrew acted as EDC's counsel with respect to a wide variety of international and domestic financing structures and other matters including lines of credit, project financing, syndicated loans, sovereign loans, guarantees, asset management, risk management, Sharia financing, and commercial leases for Export Development Canada's premises in Canada.
Andrew practices principally in the area of corporate commercial law and business law, including general commercial, secured and unsecured finance and international finance, commercial real estate and commercial leasing matters.
Andrew is more specifically engaged in processing a wide variety of corporate and commercial transactions from the perspective of an owner, investor, lender, landlord or tenant. He works with a broadly based clientele, ranging from unincorporated entrepreneurs to trans-national corporations.
Andrew has been a symposium panel member for commercial leasing for the Georgetown University Continuing Education Department. Andrew was a Real Estate Instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada's Bar Admission Course for many years.
Andrew is a member of the Ontario Bar Association. Andrew was a seminar leader for the real section of the Law Society of Upper Canada's Bar Admission course for several years and has been a commercial leasing panelist.