Nancy Avison is a commercial real estate lawyer with extensive experience in acquisition, disposition, financing, and land development across several sectors including commercial, industrial, retail, and multi-residential real estate.
Nancy represents lending institutions, advising them on commercial loans and real estate-based secured transactions.
She advises a number of School Boards on a wide range of matters including the construction of schools, the disposition of school sites, school closures, and the development of multi-use facilities.
Nancy has also acted on behalf of numerous private and public companies, institutions, and government agencies on a wide variety of real estate matters including acquisition, disposition, financing development, leasing, and regulatory matters.
Nancy has developed many long-term client relationships based on trust and consistent, exceptional performance. She is a strategic business partner that clients rely on to help them reach their goals.
Professional achievements & leadership
- The Best Lawyers in Canada – Commercial Leasing Law, 2018 – 2022; Real Estate Law, 2016 – 2022
- Instructor: Bar Admission Course, Real Estate Section
- Canadian Bar Association
- Toronto, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 1986
- LL.B., Western University, 1984