Mark Bout

Partner Vancouver, T: 604.638.2046 F: 604.638.2049

Virginia Wu Assistant 604.638.2050 x458


Bar admission

Law Society of British Columbia


St. Francis Xavier University, B.B.A.
Western University, LL.B.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch


Mark advises and represents clients across western Canada on workplace issues.  He frequently advises and represents employers on issues involving union certification/decertification, workplace disputes and grievances, wrongful dismissal actions, occupational health and safety, workers compensation matters, and responding to human rights issues and complaints.  

Mark acts on behalf of clients during collective bargaining, represents them before both arbitrators, courts and administrative tribunals, and also regularly assists employers with a wide range of other matters, including the preparation of employment contracts and workplace policies.

In his spare time, Mark serves as a director on a variety of Boards, and is a frequent contributor to “Practical Law Canada” as well as other labour and employment related publications.

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