DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomes new partner Mark von Marksfeld

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that Mark von Marksfeld has joined the firm as a partner in the Vancouver office. Mark practises primarily in the areas of banking and secured lending, commercial real estate, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mark has significant experience acting on behalf of several Canadian chartered banks and private lenders by preparing loan and security documentation for construction lending, asset-based lending, lease financing, acquisition and merger financing, loan syndications and standard operating and term credit facilities, as well as providing advice on the application of statutes.

Mark has also advised clients in all aspects of real estate transactions and activities including leasing transactions on behalf of both landlords and tenants, acquisitions and divestitures of commercial real property, and the creation and implementation of various real estate ownership structures.

In the area of mergers and acquisitions, Mark has assisted both purchasers and vendors in the purchase and sale of assets or shares, advising on various types of financing, the formation and structuring of incorporations, partnerships, joint ventures, and drafting and negotiating corporate and commercial contracts, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements and joint venture agreements.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Mark was partner at a full-service Vancouver based firm for a number of years.

“We are delighted to have Mark join our Vancouver office,” said Rob Seidel, Q.C., Canada Managing Partner. “Mark’s expertise in the finance and commercial real estate sectors combined with his notable experience across multiple key practice areas are a welcome fit not only for the Vancouver team, but the firm as a whole.”