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Mark Szepes is an associate with Burns Fitzpatrick, practicing primarily in the areas of estate litigation, creditor/debtor, insurance defence, labour/employment law and commercial litigation. Mark has appeared on behalf of clients and has assisted counsel on matters before the Provincial Court, the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia, as well as administrative tribunals. Mark has also represented clients successfully at mediation, helping to resolve matters without the need for protracted litigation.

Mark earned his law degree from the University of Manchester (UK). While at law school, Mark’s dissertation was selected for publishing in the Manchester Review of Law, Crime and Ethics, a peer reviewed publication which exhibits the best academic work from students in the School of Law.

Mark completed his articles at a boutique Bay Street litigation firm in Toronto and was called to both the Ontario and B.C. bar in 2015.  Prior to joining Burns Fitzpatrick LLP, Mark practiced as an associate in the general litigation group of large full service regional firm.

Mark has appeared as counsel in two cases with reported decisions:

Liu v. Zhang, 2018 BCCA 10 (CanLII)

Goguen v Ward, 2017 BCSC 866 (CanLII)