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Ray Mikkola

Adept at applying complex legal tools to unique real estate problems.

Ray Mikkola’s practice focuses on all matters relating to commercial real estate, acting for a broad range of lenders, borrowers, land developers, sub-dividers, builders, condominium developers, condominium corporations, municipalities, and other entities.

A recognized authority in real estate, Ray has over 30 years of experience in acting on property sales and purchases, land development, condominium development and administration, expropriation, sales and purchases from and by court appointed receivers, and generally providing litigation support in any matter related to real estate law.

He regularly acts for clients in respect of acquiring, disposing of, owning, and developing real estate and is particularly adept at applying complex legal tools to resolve unique real estate problems.

Drawing on his extensive experience, Ray has authored a practical step-by-step guide on condominium development from acquisition of land to the sale of units, with expert advice on identifying and overcoming troublesome scenarios.

Expertise

B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto (1983)
LL.B., University of Toronto (1986)
Military Command and Staff College, Kingston, Ontario (1991)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 1988

  • Advisor to the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services on electronic registration matters
  • Chair of the Annual OBA Real Estate Institute
  • National President, Last Post Fund
  • Director, Mississauga Arts Council
  • Past  Executive Committee Member of the Real Property Section of the Ontario Bar Association
  • Past Chair, National Real Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Former member of  the Canadian Armed Forces having retired as Commanding Officer of the 7th Toronto Regiment, R.C.A., in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel

  • Finnish

  • Frequent Speaker at Ontario Bar Association and Law Society of Ontario continuing education seminars for lawyers and legal professionals
  • Panelist and Presenter to Joint ACMO/CCI Conferences

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada annually since 2019 in the field of Real Estate Law
  • Awarded Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal (2002)
  • Recipient of Canadian Forces Decoration with Bar (1989, 2003)
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