Mark Youden Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2017 - Alberta

Year of Call: 2015 - Ontario

Year of Call: 2015 - British Columbia

Primary phone: +1 604-891-2793

Fax: +1 604-683-3558

Email: mark.youden@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Vancouver




Mark Youden

Mark Youden is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office, practising in the firm's Environmental and Indigenous Law groups. Mark is called to the bar in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and advises a wide range of clients on all aspects of environmental, Indigenous and regulatory law issues, including:

  • Tribunal and judicial proceedings respecting contaminated sites and public utility matters
  • Environmental assessment, consultation protocols and impact benefit agreements for energy and natural resource projects
  • Quasi-criminal liability and environmental prosecutions  
  • Spills management including civil and regulatory liability
  • Strategic advice regarding brownfield redevelopment
  • Environmental provisions in share and asset agreements
  • Waste management, including extended producer responsibility and stewardship issues
  • Water and wastewater authorizations for energy projects and industrial facilities
  • Regulatory control of chemical substances and the transportation of dangerous goods   

Prior to studying law, Mark obtained a Master of Science focused on biophysical interactions and the fate of contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic systems. He also worked as an environmental consultant for an international engineering firm.

Mark's scientific expertise and multidisciplinary approach to the law help him provide clients with practical solutions to complex environmental and Indigenous law matters.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2017
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2015
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2015
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2014

    • Education
      2014
      University of Ottawa, JD (with specialized certificate in Environmental Law and Policy)
  • 2011

    • Education
      2011
      University of Toronto, M.Sc.
  • 2010

    • Education
      2010
      Dalhousie University, B.Sc. (Hons.)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Sarah Lawson Research Scholarship in Botany, Dalhousie University

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

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