Barbara Holmes is a member of the Business Law group at Heenan Blaikie, Toronto. Her practice is focused on commercial leasing (including retail, office and industrial) as well as condominium development and condominium corporation matters.
Barbara previously practised law at McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited for 21 years, holding various positions, including general counsel in her final years. Her practice covered all areas of the Corporation's business, including leasing and other real estate matters, franchising, marketing and advertising and supply chain/procurement.
While at McDonald's, Barbara was the recipient of the President's Award, the company's highest honour, awarded to the top one percent of McDonald's employees worldwide for their contribution to its business operations and values.
Barbara joined Heenan Blaikie in December 2007.