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Josie Marks




Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2010

Josie acts as lead counsel in complex matters before all levels of trial and appellate courts, and also has significant experience achieving client objectives through interest-based negotiations. A persuasive written and oral advocate and strategic thinker, Josie has recently advanced clients’ interests by:

  • Providing representation in litigation raising complex and novel legal issues, including in relation to Charter rights and other constitutional matters;
  • Providing strategic advice and representation to clients in relation to business disputes, including commercial arbitrations and mediations, contract disputes, corporate and shareholder disputes, and bankruptcy and insolvency litigation;
  • Acting as lead negotiator in negotiations between Crown and Indigenous governments;
  • Acting as lead negotiator in collective bargaining, and advising employers with respect to employment and human rights matters;
  • Representing and advising a diverse range of clients with respect to public and regulatory law, including judicial reviews and appeals from decisions of boards, commissions and tribunals.

Education & Career


McGill University, LL.B., B.C.L. (great distinction), 2009
Oxford University, B.A., 2006, M.A., 2011
Rhodes Scholar, 2004
Mount Allison University, B.A. (honours), 2004


Director, Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation
Director and Founder, New Brunswick Refugee Clinic
Supervising lawyer, Pro Bono Students Canada program, Université de Moncton Chapter
Member, Canadian Bar Association


Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial, 2024
Lexpert rating: Employment Law, 2022
Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40, 2021

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