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Quentin Markin
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Quentin Markin is a partner practising securities and corporate law in Vancouver, British Columbia and co-head of the firm's Global Mining Group. Mr. Markin practiced in the firm's Sydney office from 2011 until mid-2016, in the Toronto office from 2006-2011 and was seconded to the London office (2005-2006). His practice emphasizes corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions for public companies, with a focus on inter-jurisdictional transactions in the mining sector. He has significant experience acting for underwriters and issuers in public offerings, including shelf, short form, and "bought deal" financings, global private placements, as well as transactions involving inter-listed companies, including the ASX in Australia, the JSE in South Africa, the AIM Market in London and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr. Markin also advises public issuers on regulatory compliance matters, corporate governance, and continuous disclosure obligations, and he provides on-going securities law compliance advice to TSX and TSXV listed issuers. Mr. Markin has acted for issuers based in Australia, Norway, South Africa, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Peru, Chile and Belgium as well as Canada and the United States.

Mr. Markin is noted as "one of their best mining lawyers" and is ranked as a Foreign Expert Based in Australia in the Chambers Global 2016 Guide. He is also recognized in Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Energy & Resources: Mining, as well as in the Lexpert/American Lawyer's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada for mining law, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in corporate finance & securities and mergers & acquisitions, Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, June 2016-7, Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining 2016, The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for mining, in which he is described as being "widely respected in the industry". Mr. Markin has also most recently been listed in the Lexpert Guide 2017 to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of Corporate Finance & Securities, and M&A.

Professional Activities
Mr. Markin is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is also the editor of the firm's mining law blog,

Dalhousie University (B.A. First Class Honours, Political Science 1994), University of Ottawa (LL.B. Magna Cum Laude 1998), Carleton University (M.A. International Affairs 1998).

Mr. Markin spent six months on secondment (September 2001 to March 2002) in the Corporate Finance Branch, Ontario Securities Commission.

Bar Admission
Ontario, 2000
British Columbia, 2016

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