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, 2016 – 2019
- The Best Lawyers in Canada – Real Estate Law, 2016 – 2019
- 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
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....
Miller Thomson featured in Lexpert’s 18 BIG DEALS for May 2013
Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Completes IPO and Portfolio Real Estate Purchase Miller Thomson represented the REIT with respect to real estate and finance matters in Canada with a team that included Michael Wren, Natalia Iamundo, Nancy Avison and Tom...