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Agribusiness: Forestry - Nationwide - Canada
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Mark Oulton is senior litigation counsel practicing general civil and administrative litigation with a focus on forestry and commercial disputes. Mark heads the forestry law practice at Hunter Litigation Chambers.
Mark appears regularly as counsel before the Forest Appeals Commission, all levels of the British Columbia and Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, including as co-counsel for Teal Cedar Products Ltd. in commercial arbitration appeals in the taking and compensation context (Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2017 SCC 32). Mark also has an active commercial arbitration and mediation practice, representing clients in all manner of disputes.
Mark’s practice includes a wide range of commercial matters, including negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of contract and real estate disputes. Mark also acts in forestry related matters, including stumpage appeals, contractor disputes, including proceedings under Timber Harvesting Contract and Subcontract Regulation, professional discipline, compensation claims and arbitrations.
Mark is a regular contributor to the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and the Advocates Society, writing and speaking on forestry and practice related matters. Mark is also one of two expert annotators for the Quickscribe online service in the area of forestry law.