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Mark Stinson Toronto Lawyer

Mark Stinson *

Partner | Leader, Asia Pacific Fasken
Clients want work done competently, on a timely basis and at a reasonable cost
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1983
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
*practising through a professional corporation


Mark Stinson’s general business practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, franchising, product distribution and supply and general corporate and commercial matters.

Providing counsel and transactional advice, Mark has worked with clients involved in the manufacturing and distribution, automotive, retailing, food and dairy and cemetery and funeral services.

Leader of the firm’s Asia Pacific practice group, Mark represents leading Japanese and other Asian companies, which involves frequent travel to Asia. He is also a member of the firm’s Automotive group, regularly advising automotive manufacturers, part suppliers, dealers and other industry participants. He is the past Leader of the firm's Retailing, Distribution and Franchising and has an active practice in these areas.


Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • B Comm Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Advises a number of charities and not-for-profit corporations at both the federal and provincial level on a pro bono basis

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2013 to 2017 Chair Legal Practice Committee
  • 2007 to 2013 Vice Chair Legal Practice Committee

Fasken Institute



Book Doing Business in Canada
Article Let's Make a Deal: A Legal Primer on Doing Business in China

Speaking Engagements

Moderator Whats Keeping Me up at Night: How to Turn Challenges Into Competitive Advantages Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Conference location location Auckland, New Zealand
Moderator New Tools for the Non-Techie Lawyer Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Conference location location Vancouver, BC
Exporting Your Medical Technology to China: Financial Structures Co-presenter, Industry Canada Conference location location Toronto


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