Practice Areas

Appeals and Legal Opinions

Markson Law practices appellate litigation, and represents individuals in appeals against conviction or sentence in criminal proceedings. Counsel regularly act at all levels of Court in Ontario as well as the Supreme Court of Canada, including in leading cases on constitutional law issues. Markson Law brings decades of experience navigating complex criminal and regulatory cases to their work, as well as discerning judgment and in-depth knowledge of the law and the appellate process. Our lawyers also bring prior experience as Crown Counsel in Ontario’s Crown Law Office Criminal, which has carriage of the province’s criminal appeals. Kate Robertson previously acted as a judicial law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Our lawyers provide legal opinions on criminal, constitutional, or regulatory law issues, and assist other trial or appellate counsel with written advocacy in complex cases. Counsel at Markson Law regularly consult with institutions, Boards, senior management, or government agencies who are seeking legal analysis or an advisory opinion on novel or complex legal issues. Our lawyers are frequently called upon within the legal community and by the media to comment on the latest developments in the law, and to speak at events within the legal profession.