Provided by Mark WS Bain
Mark is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure and project finance lawyers, providing clients with strategic counsel and deep technical insight on complex and first-of-kind infrastructure projects and PPP transactions across sectors and geographies.
Head of Torys’ PPP practice and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy practice, Mark has advised on major capital projects across Canada, including over 80 significant PPP projects. He has represented all principal stakeholders in such transactions, including sponsors, equity investors, lenders, arrangers and underwriters, contractors, service providers and public authorities, giving him a broad perspective to offer practical and effective solutions balancing public and private interests and risks to meet project goals.
His experience spans all fields, including complex and innovative PPP and infrastructure transactions in healthcare, power, transit, telecom, education, justice, gaming, water and wastewater, pipelines, public records and urban redevelopment. His wide-ranging work includes recent award-winning projects such as the Tli?cho All-Season Road, Saint John Safe Clean Drinking Water, Calgary Stoney CNG Bus Storage and Transit Facility, Ottawa LRT, Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway, Mosaic Stadium, Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link and Corner Book Acute Care Hospital.
Based in Toronto, Mark Bain has a wealth of experience in the representation of public authority interests, and is frequently sought after for assistance in the development of power, road and rail projects.
"Mark brings a rational and fair approach to the process, interpretation and response to legal issues on the project." "The attention to detail is very high, and the advice provided is insightful and always looks out for our best interest."