- University of Toronto, LL.B.
- University of Ottawa, B.Soc.Sc. (Economics)
Andraya is Chair of Osler’s National Franchise and Distribution Practice Group, one of the most frequently recommended law firms for franchise law in Canada. She is also Co-Lead of Osler’s Retail Practice Group. She practises business law with an emphasis on franchising, distribution, privacy, and e-commerce law. Andraya has extensive experience advising Canadian and International franchisors of all sizes operating in a broad range of industries, including quick service restaurants, retail, pharmacy, automotive, real estate and hospitality. She counsels franchisors on structuring international and domestic franchise transactions and preparing “best in class” franchise agreements and franchise disclosure documents for use in Canada’s increasingly complex franchise regulatory environment. Andraya has developed particular expertise on advising foreign franchisors and retailers expanding their operations to Canada. She helps them manoeuvre through significant judicial, statutory and cultural differences between their home states and Canada to help ensure a smooth and successful entry into the Canadian market. She also regularly advises franchisors, retailers and on-line businesses on Canadian distribution and trade practice law, including privacy, anti-spam, consumer protection, Internet sales, advertising, and telemarketing.