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Mark Pontin, Partner

Mark Pontin *

Partner Fasken
Effective strategy requires clarity of purpose, flexible tactics and excellent execution.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2005
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Mark Pontin is a leading commercial litigator in Vancouver, BC.  With a focus on corporate and securities litigation, Mark represents clients in a wide range of shareholder disputes including oppression and dissent proceedings, derivative actions and proxy contests.  In addition, Mark has extensive experience in real estate disputes, and matters involving civil fraud. 

Named "Litigation Star" in both British Columbia and Canada for his litigation work by Benchmark Canada, and was most recently recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Director and Officer Liability Practice in Vancouver.  Mark has successfully represented both regional and national companies in commercial disputes.


Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Victoria
  • MA, Philosophy University of British Columbia
  • BA, Philosophy University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Director of Theatre Replacement (a local theatre company)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association



Speaking Engagements

Speaker What to Do When the Canada Revenue Agency Comes Knocking: Strategic Considerations Fasken Symposium 2019 location location Vancouver, BC
Protecting Lawyer-Client Privilege Within and Across Borders: What In-House Counsel Need to Know Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) location location Toronto, ON
Privilege Mastering Civil Evidence 2019, CLE BC location location Vancouver, BC


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