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Ray Mikkola

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Ray Mikkola

Education

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

Other Languages

Finnish

Practice

Ray Mikkola is the Head of the Commercial Real Estate Practice, and a Member of the Cross Border Practice Group.

Ray 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.

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, minor variance applications, land division committee applications, 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, leasing and developing real estate.

Activities and Awards

  • Awarded Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal (2002)
  • Recipient of Canadian Forces Decoration with Bar (1989, 2003)

Memberships

  • Member, Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the Ontario Bar Association
  • 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 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

Publications

Videos

Other Publications and Presentations

    • 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

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