181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2011 (ON); 2000 (Australia)
Andrae is a partner in the Business Law Group and Co-Chair of the Franchise and Distribution Law Group in the Toronto office of McMillan LLP. His transactional practice is focused on advising domestic and international businesses on franchise & distribution matters, corporate/M&A transactions (particularly franchise mergers & acquisitions), and cross-border transactions. He works with businesses and franchise systems (from start-ups to mature international enterprises) across a broad range of industries including home, business, and professional services, fitness, childcare and education, technology, automotive, restaurant, and healthcare. As an active member of various North American franchise organizations, Andrae frequently presents at Canadian and international franchise conferences, and routinely writes for national and international franchise publications. Andrae holds the “Certified Franchise Executive” designation from the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives, and is repeatedly recognized by major ranking publications. Andrae’s literary contributions on franchise related mergers & acquisitions earned him the title of Expert by Getting the Deal Through.