Andrew J Skinner

Andrew J. Skinner


Education & Credentials


Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate in Labour Law

McMaster University

B.A., 1974

Osgoode Hall Law School

LL.B., 1977

Called to the Bar of Ontario


Prominent Assignments

  • Major multi-use development projects in the GTA
  • Strategic counsel for corporate executives
  • High profile matters with institutional clients
  • Advocate before The Gomery Commission 
  • Acting on behalf of various sports organizations and on behalf of amateur and professional athletes
  • Strategic representation on collective agreements, grievances, arbitrations and general labour and employment matters

Professional Involvement

  • Member of Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association, and Canadian Bar Association
  • Chairperson of Dickinson-Wright LLP Opinion Committee
  • Past Chairperson of the Real Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario


  • Instructed at the Bar Admission Course for the Law Society of Ontario
  • Contributor to the Law Society Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Preparation of real estate transactional checklists for practitioners for the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario
  • Past editor of “What’s New and Wonderful and Old and Ghastly” circulated to real estate lawyers in Ontario
  • Lectured and written widely for both the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association
  • Frequent speaker at sports law conferences and hockey summits.  
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