Following his articles, Mark carried on a general corporate commercial practice as an associate at McDougall Gauley LLP for several years before transitioning to work as in-house counsel at the City of Regina for six years.  While working as in-house counsel, Mark provided legal support for some of the City’s most complex infrastructure projects, land development, information technology services, procurement and construction works. Since the establishment of the Regina Revitalization Initiative in 2011, Mark was lead counsel of the City’s Stadium Project and provided legal support on the City’s wastewater treatment plant P3 project. 

Mark maintains a general corporate commercial practice with an emphasis on land development, secured transactions and procurement advising.

Bar Admission

  • Saskatchewan, 2006

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan, 2005
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 2004

Community Involvement

  • Ringette Saskatchewan, Board of Directors, 2011-2014
  • Grey Cup Regina, 2013

Awards & Recognition

  • "Best Lawyers in Canada"
    • "Lawyer of the Year", Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Saskatoon), 2021
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021

Memberships & Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Business Law South (SK Branch), Past Chair
      Legislation & Law Reform Review (SK Branch), 2006-2008
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Regina Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, Past President

International Municipal Lawyers Association, Anatomy of  Design, Build-Finance Agreement, 2016

Canadian Bar Association Business Law South, Construction Delivery Models: Planning for Success, 2015 (with John Dipple, MLT Akins)

Canadian Bar Association, Public Sector and Municipal Law South, P3 Procurement Lessons Learned, 2014 (with Jayne Kruger, City Solicitor’s Office)

Canadian Bar Association, Business Law South, Public Private Partnerships, 2014

Canadian Bar Association, Corporate Counsel South, City of Regina Projects using Public Private Partnerships, 2013