Andrew Harrison > Borden Ladner Gervais LLP > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3
Canada

Work Department

Pensions and Benefits

Position

National Leader of the Pension and Benefits Group; Regional Managing Partner, Toronto

Career

Andrew Harrison is the regional managing partner of BLG’s Toronto office and the national leader of the firm’s Pension and Benefits Group. He has a financial services and commercial practice, with a focus on pension and benefits law. He has advised many different participants in pension and benefit arrangements, including plan administrators, employers, boards of directors, trustees, insurance companies, investment managers, and plan beneficiaries. Andrew has experience in a wide range of legal and practical issues relating to pension and benefit plans, including plan design, plan administration, investments and funding, plan restructuring, and corporate transactions. He is an active participant in pension industry groups, and in advocacy on law reform in the pension, benefits, and investment fields. Andrew is experienced in leading teams of lawyers in executing complex transactions.

Languages

English

Memberships

Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM).

Education

LLB, Queen’s University, 1988; LLB, University of Natal, South Africa, 1984.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Pensions

(Leading individuals)

Andrew HarrisonBorden Ladner Gervais LLP

The pension and benefits group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP forms an integral part of its labour and employment practice. Clients span across a vast array of sectors including education, energy, insurance, aerospace and technology. The team often advises on pension plans and pension fund governance matters, and is also highly regarded for its advice on the benefit aspects of international acquisitions. The team is headed by Andrew Harrison who is based in Toronto.