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Mark  Pontin

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

Mark Pontin is a commercial litigation Partner in the firm’s Vancouver office. 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.  

Named "Future Star" in both British Columbia and Canada for his litigation work by Benchmark Canada, 2017, Mark has successfully represented both regional and national companies in shareholder disputes.

  • Named in Benchmark Litigation Canada, 2019
Named in Benchmark Litigation Canada Recognized as a "Future Star" in British Columbia


  • 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
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
Weird Damages; Remedies that go 'Bump' in the Night Employment Law Section Meeting, The Canadian Bar Association location location Vancouver, BC
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