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Andrea Lee

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Phone: (416) 368-8280 Ext: 216
Fax: (416) 368-3467

141 Adelaide St W
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 3L5

LSO Certified Specialist
Benchmark Litigation

Andrea Lee is certified as a Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Ontario and has been has been recognized by Lexpert and Benchmark Litigation. Andrea represents owners, general contractors and design professionals in cases involving liens, trusts, bonds, delay claims and professional negligence. Andrea acts as counsel on arbitrations, conducted under institutional rules and ad hoc. Andrea reviews and advises clients with respect to construction contracts and design agreements. Andrea is a co-founder of the Construction Law course at Queen's University and is an instructor of Construction Law as part of Osgoode's LL.M program. She lectures and speaks on construction law topics at the University of Toronto (Construction Law), George Brown College (Construction), REALPAC, the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates' Society and the Ontario Association of Architects. She has published articles in industry newsletters and co-authored the chapter "Architects and Engineers" in Halsbury's Laws of Canada, Construction. Andrea is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Vice Chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Construction and Infrastructure Section Executive, and Chair of CanBIM's Legal Committee.

Andrea Lee

Certified Specialist in Construction Law, 2018

LEED Certification, 2009

Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2006

LL.B., Queen's University, 2005

B. Arch., University of Toronto, 2002

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Called to the Ontario Bar, 2006
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Fellow

Ontario Bar Association Construction & Infrastructure Section Executive, Vice Chair

CanBIM, Chair of Legal Committee

Advocates' Society

Royal Architecture Institute of Canada

Canadian Association of Women In Construction


Representative Work
  • Defence of consultant against claims in respect of transit project
  • Defence of contractor in arbitration related to gas processing plant
  • Defence of consultants in action related to CSO system
  • Acted for contractor in claims related to P3 institutional projects
  • Acted for architects in recovery of fees on mixed-use developments
  • Advised design firm regarding professional services contracts
  • Advised consultant regarding services agreement for smart city project
  • Advised owner regarding changes to contracts for Construction Act