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Since joining Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in 1999, Mark Evans’s
practice has focused on banking, securities, professional liability
and fraud-related litigation. Mr Evans also possesses significant
experience in representing clients’ interests in both mediation
and arbitration proceedings.
Mr Evans has been involved in some of the most significant
and complex banking, securities and commercial cases in
Canada. His clients include a number of professional services
firms, brokerage houses, resource entities and financial
institutions, which he has represented before all levels of court
in Ontario and before various regulatory tribunals across Canada.
Mr Evans’s experience in securities-related matters includes
shareholder disputes, regulatory investigations, poison pill
issues and the defence of claims against investment dealers.
From a banking perspective, he frequently acts for financial
institutions on a wide variety of matters, including bills of
exchange and lending disputes. Similarly, he also has
considerable experience in the defence of class actions,
including cross-border litigation.
Mr Evans is a frequent commentator on fraud and asset
recovery and is a founding member of the Fraser Milner Casgrain
fraud, corruption and asset recovery group. He is experienced in
the coordination and prosecution of domestic and cross-border
frauds and in the recovery of misappropriated assets.
Mr Evans is committed to giving back to his firm and to the
community. In keeping with the firm’s strong commitment to
diversity, Mr Evans was instrumental in Fraser Milner Casgrain
becoming the first Canadian law firm to establish a national
Black Business and Professional Association scholarship for
legal studies.
In November 2011, Mr Evans was recognised as a finalist
in the annual
Lexpert Rising Stars: Top 40 Under 40
rankings
and was further recognised by Lexpert as a Litigator to Watch.
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
77 King Street West, Suite 400
Toronto-Dominion Centre
Toronto ON
M5K 0A1
Canada
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+1 416 863 4453
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+1 416 863 4592
Evans, Mark G
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP – Partner
mark.evans@fmc-law.com | www.fmc-law.com
Winner – Litigation, Canada
What clients said
“His level of service and advocacy is outstanding.”
“Mark is our first choice when considering legal
assistance from a law firm.”
“What separates Mr Evans into the elite category of
litigation counsel is his dedication to understanding
and furthering not only the client’s case, but also the
client’s business.”
“His strong advocacy, client communication skills
and impressive understanding of the law make
Mark a litigator to be reckoned with.”