Mark’s well-rounded practice sees him helping clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including construction, employment, real estate litigation, debtor/creditor claims, and contractual issues.
As a construction lawyer, Mark assists companies of all sizes with builders’ liens, warranty issues, and general contractual performance. When they need advice on employment law matters, employers and employees alike seek Mark’s assistance in handling dismissals and human rights claims. Real estate owners and buyers consult Mark when collapsed deals leave them unsure of their obligations.
Mark writes extensively, covering construction topics for Pushor Mitchell’s Legal Alerts, and his work has also been published in the Australian Law Journal and the University of Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology.
After earning his Bachelor of Management at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Mark’s educational pursuits took him all the way to Australia, where he received his Juris Doctor from Bond University, followed by his Master of Laws from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He was called to the bar as a solicitor in the Australian state of New South Wales in 2007, and to the B.C. bar in 2010. Mark has been with Pushor Mitchell since his days as an articling student in 2009.
Mark and his wife moved to Kelowna in 2008, becoming the third generation of his family to settle here. He’s a member of the Kelowna Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association, and a Director of the Kelowna Community Music School.
Outside the office, Mark values the time he spends with family and friends, travelling, and both playing and watching hockey.