Canadian Lawyer. Social Entrepreneur. Public Figure.
LL.D. honoris causa
I would like to talk a bit about my journey to and through the legal profession; a profession that I dearly love. I hope my story will challenge you to reflect and think carefully about your future role in the profession and your future contributions to society.
– Mark M. Persaud
2016 Law Society of Upper Canada Honorary Doctorate Recipient
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Mark M. Persaud, LL.B., LL.M., LL.D. was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993 and held a broad range of positions with the Department of Justice as a prosecutor, counsel to the RCMP and civil litigation counsel.
He studied political science at York University and obtained his law degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School. He also studied at the Center for Study of Values in Public Life at Harvard University. He is a senior counsel at a Toronto law firm. He practices both civil and criminal litigation including commercial and real estate litigation, administrative and regulatory law as well as professional discipline. He has also been an adjunct law professor and a media commentator.
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“You have the ability not only to be great lawyers but also effective leaders and agents of change on a wide spectrum of issues. Be guided by your ideas, ideals and passion. Don’t be afraid to be brave and tough as lawyers, but remember to always be fair and reasonable”
-Mark M. Persaud
2016 Law Society of Upper Canada recipient of Doctorate of Laws ( LL.D. honoris causa)