Andrae is a partner in the Toronto office of McMillan LLP. His practice is focused on advising domestic and international businesses on franchise & distribution matters and corporate/M&A transactions. He has particular expertise in complex franchise arrangements, franchise system mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border/international transactions. He works with businesses and franchise systems (from start-ups to mature international enterprises) across a broad range of industries including professional services, technology, automotive, restaurant, fitness and healthcare, childcare and education, manufacturing, and commercial services. Andrae frequently presents at Canadian and international franchise conferences and events, and routinely writes for national and international franchise journals and publications. He is an active member of various North American franchise organizations, and serves on several steering committees. Andrae has been awarded the “Certified Franchise Executive” designation by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives and is named on the prestigious list of “Legal Eagles” by Franchise Times.
Year Called to the Bar:
2011 (ON); 2000 (Australia)