Lorne Austring



Phone: (867) 668-4405, ext. 6212



​Lorne Austring is the Managing Partner of Austring Fairman & Fekete. He practices in the area of corporate / commercial law.

Mr. Austring obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981. He was called to the Yukon bar in 1982 and the Saskatchewan bar in 1984, after having articled with the Whitehorse firm of Cable, Veale, Cosco & Morris, the predecessor of Austring, Fendrick & Fairman.

Lorne is a member of the Law Societies of the Yukon, British Columbia and Saskatchewan


​Lorne has over 30 years experience of legal practice in the Yukon in the area of corporate / commercial law including the following matters:

  • Purchase and sale of business assets
  • Purchase and sale of shares for Yukon companies
  • Yukon real estate – real property matters including mortgages, purchase and sale agreements, condominium law
  • Leases: preparation of leases, offers to lease and letters of intent, disputes, lease interpretation, multi-tenant, single-tenant and mixed-use office and industrial projects, arrangement of renewals and amendments, environmental due diligence, health and safety, negotiation of terms for office and industrial leases, property management agreements
  • Secured transactions including bank financings and equipment financing
  • Contract drafting
  • Acting as local counsel and agent for major Canadian and American law firms
  • Securities law
  • Licensing agreements
  • Purchase and sale of Yukon mining properties
  • Yukon mineral claim title searches and opinions
  • Yukon corporate law including: incorporation of new companies, corporate reorganizations, tax deferred asset rollovers, corporate law legal opinions, acting as attorney for service for extra-territorial corporations, acting as registered office for Yukon corporations, incorporation of professional corporations for medical professionals, accountants and others
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnerships, limited partnerships and joint ventures
  • Employment contracts
  • Family trusts
  • Yukon First Nations business and commercial matters
  • Yukon First Nation inter-governmental agreements


​Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan, 1981

Bachelor of Arts (History), University of Saskatchewan