Quentin Markin

Quentin Markin Partner

Quentin Markin


  • 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).

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2000
  • British Columbia, 2016
Representative Work
  • Clean TeQ Holdings Limited with the listing of its ordinary shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange. 
  • Avesoro Resources Inc. in its acquisition of the Youga and Balogo mines from its controlling shareholder and accompanying private placement to raise a portion of the consideration. 
  • High Power Exploration Inc. in the sale of its 51% ownership interest in the San Matias Joint Venture in Colombia to Cordoba Minerals Corp. pursuant to which HPX acquired a controlling 65% ownership interest in Cordoba.
See allRepresentative Work
  • Chambers Canada 2018 as a Band 2 ranked lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada), with clients noting "he is an experienced and knowledgeable M&A practitioner who is extremely responsive and easy to deal with. He knows how to give guidance to clients without being overbearing and provides sound advice and sufficient space for clients to make their own decisions."
  • Chambers Global 2016 as a Foreign Expert based in Canada in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining, with clients noting that Quentin is “indispensable. He is the best in terms of his securities law knowledge and understanding of the disclosure of mining and metal companies in the Canadian environment."
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading lawyer in Mining, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions.
See allAccolades
Speaking Engagements
  • “Implementing ESTMA: A Discussion with Natural Resources Canada”, Stikeman Elliott and Deloitte seminar, Vancouver, October 2016.
  • "First Nations and Mining Development in Canada", International Mining and Resources Conference, Melbourne, Australia, September 2014.
  • "Raising equity capital for your project - is it time to think out of the box?" Queensland Exploration Council seminar, Brisbane, Australia, April 2014.
See allSpeaking Engagements