Mark Bain

Chairman, Torys, Canada

Mark Bain is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure and project finance lawyers. He has acted on over 50 major public-private partnership (PPP) and alternative financing and procurement (AFP) transactions.

Mark has acted on a broad range of PPP, AFP and other infrastructure transactions across multiple sectors, including transport, transit, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, justice and urban redevelopment. He has represented all of the principal parties to such transactions, including sponsors, funders, contractors and public authorities.

Recent mandates include SRO Renewal Initiative (for the successful proponent), Ottawa Light Rail Transit (for the lenders), City of Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade (for the public authority), Windsor Essex Parkway (for the successful proponent) and Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (for the public authority).

Mark is the head of Torys’ Public-Private Partnerships practice, and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy practice. He is a Director of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships.