Andrew K. Zyp
MBA/LLB 2002, B.A.Sc. 1993
Call to the Bar 2003
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Law Society of Upper Canada
Andrew’s practice focuses on corporate & commercial law, corporate reorganizations, corporate transactions (purchase and sale of shares or assets), commercial financing, secured transactions, estate law & real estate law.
Andrew is a former business owner and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering), an MBA and a Law degree, all from the University of British Columbia. Andrew was the only student at UBC to complete the joint LLB/MBA program in 2002, achieving a Masters degree in Business (Finance) and a Bachelor of Law in 4 years. Andrew was called to the Bar in 2003.
Andrew has served on the boards of the MacLaren Art Centre (2004/5 and 2016 – 2019), the Barrie Country Club, New Path Foundation, the Lung Association, Simcoe County Trails, the Temagami Lakes Association and was a member of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Appointments for the Province of Ontario (2012-2015). Andrew currently serves on the board of Temagami Environmental Research and Stewardship (TERAS). Andrew is also a proud Rotarian with the Kempenfelt Rotary Club and is a member of Mensa.
Andrew’s corporate/commercial practice focuses on share and asset purchase and sale transactions, commercial lending for bank clients, corporate reorganizations, professional corporations, drafting shareholder agreements, agency agreements, distribution agreements, master services contracts and licensing agreements. Andrew also frequently acts for charities, and not-for-profits. As a compliment to his corporate/commercial practice, Andrew also does residential and commercial real estate, wills, family trusts and estates.
Andrew believes strongly in community service and has coached amateur teams and volunteered with many community-based organizations and charities. Andrew is exceedingly proud of his two children, Chloe (the figure skater and soccer star) and Marco (the hockey goalie and forward and soccer star) . When not in the office, Andrew is usually found spending time with his children, travelling, cottaging and tending to his large organic vegetable garden. In the spring Andrew likes to make maple syrup, which has become a family tradition.