Andrew Irwin

Andrew Irwin

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

tel: 416-862-4602



Bar Admission

Ontario (2016)


Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.

Schulich School of Business, M.B.A. (Dean’s Honour List)

Queen’s University, B.Sc.H. (Honours with distinction)



Andrew is an associate in Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies group in the Toronto office. His practice focuses on advising technology companies at all stages, as well as the venture capital firms and strategic investors that finance those companies. Andrew has extensive experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general corporate matters.

He completed the J.D./M.B.A. program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. Prior to law school, Andrew obtained his Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen’s University where his fourth-year research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Andrew joined the firm as a summer student in 2014, completed his articles with the firm in 2015-2016 and returned as an associate in 2016.

  • Joyride

    Joyride in its US$3.7 million funding round

  • Promise Robotics

    Promise Robotics in its strategic investment by PSP Investments and Radical Ventures

  • Snapcommerce

    Snapcommerce in its US$85 million financing round

  • Cambridge Brain Science

    Cambridge Brain Science in its round of expansion capital

  • Borrowell

    Borrowell in its $25 million financing round

  • Homewise Solutions

    Homewise Solutions in its $3 million financing round

  • Borrowell

    Borrowell’s acquisition of Refresh Financial

  • Axelar

    Axelar in its US$3.75 million financing round

  • ApplyBoard

    ApplyBoard in its $70 million Series C extension

  • Acerta

    Acerta in its US$7 million Series A financing round

  • KitchenMate

    KitchenMate in its $3.5 million Seed financing round

  • Closing Folders

    Closing Folders in its acquisition by iManage

  • Fable

    Fable in its $2 million Seed financing round

  • ESC Corporate Services

    ESC Corporate Services in its acquisition of Paragon

  • Solink

    Solink in its $23 million Series B funding

  • Foursixty

    Foursixty in its acquisition by WeCommerce

  • Canadian Business Growth Fund

    Canadian Business Growth Fund in its growth equity investment in MaxSold

  • in its $8 million Series A financing round

  • ApplyBoard

    ApplyBoard in its CAD $100 million Series C financing round

  • PocketHealth

    PocketHeath in its US$6.5 million financing round

  • Bookmark Your Life

    Bookmark Your Life in its strategic partnership with Moneris

  • Q4 Inc.

    Q4 Inc. in its strategic alliance with S&P Global Market Intelligence

  • ScribbleLive

    ScribbleLive in its acquisition by Rock Content

  • Collage

    Collage in its acquisition by People Corporation

  • Drop Technologies Inc.

    Drop Technologies Inc. in $44 million Series B round of capital financing

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  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • Goodmans LLP Award
  • JD/MBA Joint Student Association Award
  • Dennis Starritt MBA Award
  • Mark S. Orlan Award
  • Schulich Dean’s Entrance Award

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario