Address: 311 21st Street East
Mark Brayford, Q.C. is registered with the Law Society of Saskatchewan with a preferred area of practice of Criminal Law. Also a member of the Law Society of Alberta and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1995.
In over 20 years of practicing criminal law, he has held a number of leadership positions within the legal community, including President, Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Branch, and President of the Saskatoon Criminal Defence Lawyers Association, as well as serving on the Provincial Court Bar Judicial Council, the Queen’s Bench Bar Judicial Council, and the National Executive Council of the Canadian Bar Association. He presently serves as a National Director and Vice-President of the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers. He has lectured extensively at the College of Law, at Continuing Legal Education programs, and at the Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course. He has been the distinguished speaker at the University of Western Ontario Law School, at Queen’s Law School, at the University of Calgary Law School, as well as a guest panelist for the Alberta Criminal Trial Lawyers Association and the Montreal Criminal Defence Lawyers. He has published over a dozen articles in the Criminal Defence Lawyers Newsletter and has acted as counsel in numerous precedent-setting legal decisions, with over 100 of his cases having been reported in the Law Journals. His practice is restricted to Court work, appearing in the trial and appellate Courts of Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Types of Criminal Cases Handled
He has extensive experience in all types of criminal trials, handling everything from murder cases to shoplifting. He travels throughout Western Canada and Ontario doing all types of criminal trials, including: drug charges, driving charges, murder and manslaughter charges, sexual assault charges, assault charges, weapons charges, wildlife charges, trademark charges, fraud charges, discipline charges, threats charges, mischief charges, robbery charges, break and enter charges, arson charges, kidnapping charges, extortion charges, counterfeit charges, and proceeds of crime charges.