Our People

Ray Mikkola

Ray Mikkola


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



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

Ray’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.

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

  • 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)


  • 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



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
The best thing about P.V. is that they use the right lawyer for the right service, both in terms of type of service and size of file.
Vince Siciliano, BDO Canada Limited