David J Martin

David J Martin
Office:
863 Hamilton St
V6B 2R7
City:
Vancouver
State:
British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 604 682 4200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Canada - Business Crime Defence

Mr Martin has practised as a criminal defence counsel for 40 years – for 10 years as a partner at Pinkofsky, Lockyer, Martin; then Martin & Porter in Toronto; and, for the last 30 years at Martin + Associates in Vancouver. He studied at the University of Saskatchewan and took law at the University of British Columbia. Between 1990 and 2002 he acted as editor in chief of the Charter of Rights Newsletter, Canada Law Book’s principle “Charter trend” national legal publication. Mr Martin has chaired and spoken at a multitude of Continuing Legal Education criminal, constitutional and transnational seminars.

Mr Martin and his associates are specialists in domestic and international white-collar criminal defence with broad experience in defending against multijurisdictional tax, securities, foreign corrupt practices, money laundering, internet gaming and fraud indictments. In addition they have deep experience in the management and conduct of internal investigations, in proactive pre-indictment advocacy and in resisting extradition and mutual legal assistance processes.

Mr Martin is an active member of the crime and business law divisions of the International Bar Association. In addition, Mr Martin is the Canadian co-chair of the American Bar Association’s white-collar criminal law subsection and serves as a North American regional representative of the business crime committee of the International Bar Association.

In addition to his work in the law Mr Martin has served his community from 1993 to 2008 as a founding director of the environmental advocacy and lending organisation Ecotrust Canada. Continuing, and since 2008, Mr Martin has been a founding director of the innovative medical research and advocacy organisation the Rare Disease Foundation.

WWL says: David Martin boasts over 35 years’ experience in the field and is regarded by peers as a standout expert in dealing with international criminal charges and fraud investigations.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Canada - Investigations

Mr Martin has practised as a criminal defence counsel for 40 years – for 10 years as a partner at Pinkofsky, Lockyer, Martin; then Martin & Porter in Toronto; and, for the last 30 years at Martin + Associates in Vancouver. He studied at the University of Saskatchewan and took law at the University of British Columbia. Between 1990 and 2002 he acted as editor in chief of the Charter of Rights Newsletter, Canada Law Book’s principle “Charter trend” national legal publication. Mr Martin has chaired and spoken at a multitude of Continuing Legal Education criminal, constitutional and transnational seminars.

Mr Martin and his associates are specialists in domestic and international white-collar criminal defence with broad experience in defending against multijurisdictional tax, securities, foreign corrupt practices, money laundering, internet gaming and fraud indictments. In addition they have deep experience in the management and conduct of internal investigations, in proactive pre-indictment advocacy and in resisting extradition and mutual legal assistance processes.

Mr Martin is an active member of the crime and business law divisions of the International Bar Association. In addition, Mr Martin is the Canadian co-chair of the American Bar Association’s white-collar criminal law subsection and serves as a North American regional representative of the business crime committee of the International Bar Association.

In addition to his work in the law Mr Martin has served his community from 1993 to 2008 as a founding director of the environmental advocacy and lending organisation Ecotrust Canada. Continuing, and since 2008, Mr Martin has been a founding director of the innovative medical research and advocacy organisation the Rare Disease Foundation.

WWL says: David Martin is a widely recognised name in the Canadian investigations space where he stands out for his excellent work handling complex corporate criminal defence matters and investigations.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

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