Having worked in highly creative fields for over 25 years, I’m motivated to find creative solutions to problems, all the while recognizing the need to act in a reasonable and efficient manner.
Me Mark Sorella is an experienced legal advisor. Over the course of his career, in particular as director of legal affairs of Groupe V Media and of Transfilm, he has developed a solid expertise in corporate and commercial law, information technology and employment law. He has extensive knowledge of entertainment and media fields, CRTC regulatory matters, as well as copyright and intellectual property law.
Mark was responsible for finalizing all contracts for each department of the organization (programming, human resources, finance, sales and general operations). He also acted as the organization’s primary representative with all governmental agencies and was responsible for securing the requisite approvals and insuring compliance with governmental regulations. He is well versed in negotiation, monitoring and fostering strategic agreements and managing files referred to external counsel.
Before joining Delegatus, Mark worked for Groupe V Media as director of legal affairs and was responsible for all contracts related to the various departments of the organization. As chair of the regulatory compliance committee, he was also responsible for ensuring that the organization complied with all of its regulatory obligations.
Previously, he held the position of director of business and legal affairs at Transfilm, a prominent feature film and television production company, where he was responsible for all of the organization’s contracts, including finance, intellectual property, distribution and licencing agreements, joint-venture agreements, as well as employment contracts with all talent.
After completing his studies, Mark worked as a lawyer at Blanshay Smiley (formerly Smiley & Associates) before starting his in-house practice.