Jonathan Marin

Jonathan Marin, Associate, Pension & Benefits

Contact Information

  • tel: 416.862.5935
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Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2011


  • University of Western Ontario, J.D.
  • University of St. Andrews, M.Litt
  • Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.)






Jon advises on legal and regulatory issues affecting all aspects of provincially and federally regulated pension plans and other employee benefit plans.  Jon deals with issues such as plan design, governance and administration, wind ups, as well as pension and benefit issues arising in corporate transactions.  Jon joined the firm as a summer student in 2009, completed his articles with the firm in 2010–2011, and returned to the firm as an associate in 2011.

Notable Matters

  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund in connection with the sale of its Montreal East sulphur removal and compliance services business to Suncor Energy Products Inc. for $120 million, expected to close in June. 


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Association of Canadian Pension Management
  • Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute


  • Regular contributor to the Osler Pensions & Benefits Law Blog (
  • “Private-Sector Pension Plans: Have Recent Pension Reforms Addressed the Needs of Plan Sponsors?” Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal, Volume 17, Number 1 (2013) (co-authored).
  • “Understanding and Advising Clients on Pension Entitlements on Termination of Employment or Retirement”, Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal, Volume 32, Number 3 (May 2013) (co-authored).
  •  “How Documenting Keeps Clients Out of Legal Trouble”, Small Biz Advisor (February 28, 2013).
  • “Navigating the uncertainty of post-retirement benefit changes”, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Magazine, Volume 6, Number 4 (Winter 2012).
  • “Withler May Make Challenges More Difficult”, Benefits and Pensions Monitor (May 2012) (co-authored).
  • “Developments in the Concept of a Pension Trust: A Case Comment on Burke v. Hudson’s Bay Co.”, Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal, Volume 30, Number 2 (March 2011) (co-authored).