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Mark P. Kortbeek

Partner, Co-Head of Corporate Commercial

Private and Public Corporation Commercial Transaction Lawyer at Bennett Jones Edmonton

T: 780.917.4273
Mark Kortbeek practices business law (including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and financings), infrastructure development and commercial real estate. Mark is Co-chair of the firm's corporate commercial practice group.

Commercial Law

Mark has extensive experience in the corporate commercial area. He has provided advice to both private and public entities, on a broad range of commercial law issues including advising on appropriate business structures, corporate reorganizations, financings and governance issues. Mark's experience includes negotiating, drafting and reviewing various forms of commercial contracts, including shareholder, distribution, supply, service, management, consulting and partnership agreements. Mark also practices in the Agribusiness area acting for clients involved in pet food manufacturing, grocery retail and development and food manufacturing.

Infrastructure and Construction Law

Mark practices in infrastructure development projects and represents owners/developers and contractors in connection with domestic and international power, transmission and pipeline projects. His practice focuses on providing strategic and structuring advice and on drafting and negotiating a range of agreements, including design, engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM), engineering, procurement and constructions (EPC), and engineering and procurement (E&P) agreements. He also advises clients in respect of other aspects of these projects including procurement and supply chain issues, contract administration issues, change order management and warranty matters.

Commercial Real Estate

Mark represents a diverse group of clients, including developers, corporations, partnerships, individual entrepreneurs and financial institutions. His practice focuses on providing advice in connection with the purchase and sale of real estate assets and real estate companies, property development, leasing and banking and mortgage lending.

Select Experience

  • Di-Corp Sand Transloading LP, in connection with the divestiture of Grande Prairie Transload Facility to BMC Northern Resources Inc. Read more
  • Management Minority Shareholders, in connection with sale of majority interest in A&B Rail Services Ltd. by Fulcrum Capital Partners, a private equity and mezzanine financing firm to a group of investors led by TorQuest Partners, a manager of private equity funds. Read more
  • ATCO Electric Ltd., in connection with the project development of a CAD multi-billion electric transmission infrastructure program.

Recent Publications

Recent Recognitions

  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    Mark P. Kortbeek, received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating

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