Shayne Fairman



Phone: (867) 668-4405, ext. 6224



Shayne Fairman is a partner at Austring Fairman & Fekete. He practices in the areas of Family law, Administrative law and Mental Health law.

He obtained his law degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in 1988, and was qualified to practice law in the Yukon and British Columbia in 1989.

Shayne has been a Yukon resident for most of his life. Shayne appreciates the diverse opportunities living in the Yukon affords, particularly a family-oriented lifestyle. Shayne can be found golfing on warm summer days, fishing salmon in Alaska on rainy fall days, and keeps warm in the winter by playing broomball.


​Law Society of Yukon (1989- Present)

Law Society of British Columbia (Past Member- 1989)

Canadian Bar Association (Family Law Subsection) (Past Chair)

Advisory Committee on Federal Judicial Appointments (Past member)

Maddison Chair in Northern Justice Committee

United Way of Yukon (Past President- 2005)

Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference (Delegate 2004)

Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, Member (Yukon Organizing Committee)


Juris Doctor, Queen’s University, 1988

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Queen’s University, 1985