At the law office of Mark T. Knox, Q.C., our expertise lies in the fields of criminal law, family law, prison law and civil litigation. Located in Halifax, we have a main office, as well as a satellite office to better serve the needs of our clients.
Facing an upcoming criminal law trial can feel overwhelming. Have an experienced lawyer in your corner with Mark T. Knox, Q.C. Located in Halifax, Mark T. Knox, Q.C. has extensive legal experience working on a variety of criminal law cases.
Dealing with a family law case requires sensitivity and legal acumen. Over the years, Mark T. Knox, Q.C. has acquired experience providing legal services that represent your best interests.
Find the legal assistance you need with Mark T. Knox, Q.C. With offices conveniently located in Halifax, Mark T. Knox, Q.C. would be pleased to provide you with the legal counsel you need in the area of litigation.
Trust an Experienced Lawyer
Mr. Mark T. Knox, QC, was co-counsel for the owner and funeral home, Serenity Lindsay Annapolis Valley Funeral Homes (but not the director responsible) in the N.S. Board of Embalmers and Funeral Homes Directors Inquiry.
Mark Knox, acted as counsel for one of the interested parties, Crown Counsel in the 2005-2006 Nunn Commission of Inquiry (into the death of Theresa McEvoy).
Mark T. Knox was counsel for testifying witness, Duty Defence Counsel, in the 2009-2010 Hyde Inquiry (the Fatality Inquiry into the Death of Howard Hyde).
Civil Trial Practice
In the field of civil cases, include, Mr. Knox obtained “Confidentiality Orders”, guaranteeing anonymity, and represented LMM v. AGNS (2009) at trial and at appeal in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Similarly, Mark T. Knox, Q.C. represented ABC v. AGNS (2011) at trial in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.
Recently, Mr. Knox represented the Defendants in a matter, Toulany v. Costello and Elk Road Holdings, where his clients compelled the Plaintiff to accept a settlement negotiated in good faith (which the plaintiff tried to (unsuccessfully) renege on.
Criminal Law Experience
Mark Knox’s criminal law practice involves the Criminal Code of Canada; the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; and provincial and quasi-criminal legislation, which includes the provincial securities legislation. Noteworthy Criminal Code of Canada cases include R. v. Clarke, Colpitts and Potter: 2013 NSCC 177 . In 2013, Mr. Clarke successfully applied for relief under the Canadian Charter of Rights, seeking state funded counsel to assist in his defense against securities charges under the Criminal Code.
Mr. Knox was counsel for Mr. Joshua Finbow, in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Counsel successfully argued that Finbow’s Charter Rights were violated by the DND police, his “Right to Counsel without Delay” and “Right to Counsel in Private”, leading to the exclusion of his statement to the police and therefor his acquittal: 2017 NSCC 291.
Mr. Knox was counsel for the successful party in E.P v S.P., where the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia ordered a Children’s Wishes Assessment in a contested custody case, ultimately allowing the father/dentist to move to Florida with the children of the marriage: E.P. v S.P. 2016 NSSC 173.
Mr. Knox has represented several plaintiffs in matters involving actions against federal prisons and provincial jails for negligent premises and negligent inmate placement.
Using Qualified, Professional Expert Witnesses
We encourage clients to use appropriate expert evidence from all relevant disciplines at every juncture, for civil personal injury, bail, trial and sentencing purposes.