Mark  Austin

Mark Austin

Partner, Commercial

Key Contact: Drones

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6524



Bar Admission

Ontario, 1999

Alberta, 1997


  • University of Western Ontario, M.B.A.
  • University of Calgary, LL.B.
  • University of Guelph, D.V.M.



Mark’s practice focuses on regulatory health law and regulated health products. He has advised various health care providers, health care associations and food, cosmetic, pharmacy, pharmaceutical, medical device, over-the-counter and natural health products clients on commercial and regulatory matters including regulatory restrictions, regulatory approvals, labelling, advertising and promotion, recalls and crisis management.

Mark has experience helping clients deal with regulatory agencies such as the Health Products and Food Branch of the Department of Health, the Product Safety Program of the Department of Health and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. He is also a licensed veterinarian.

  • Constellation Brands

    Constellation Brands in connection with Canopy Growth’s right to acquire Acreage Holdings

  • Halo Pharma

    Halo Pharma in connection with its sale to Cambrex for approximately US$425 million

  • Constellation Brands

    Constellation Brands in its strategic investment and minority stake in Canopy Growth Corporation.

  • Tilray Inc.

    The Underwriters in connection with the cross-border IPO and NASDAQ listing of Tilray Inc.

  • Canopy Growth Corporation

    Advising the Initial Purchasers in connection with Canopy Growth’s $600 million convertible debenture offering.

  • Find More

  • LMG Life Sciences: Leading Lawyer (Regulatory)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Life Sciences & Health

  • Alberta Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario

  • New Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Electrical Products, Osler Advertising and Marketing Review, October 2008.
  • Canada Introduces Consumer Product Safety Legislation, Osler Advertising and Marketing Review, May 2008.