Cam Cameron Partner

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2005 - Ontario

Year of Call: 2005 - Quebec

Primary phone: +1 613-786-8650

Fax: +1 613-563-9869


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Cam Cameron

Cam Cameron is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the firm’s Business Law department, with a focus on corporate commercial law, gaming law and Indigenous law.

With over a decade of business law experience, Cam delivers strategic legal advice to Crown corporations and private entities — primarily to clients working in the lottery and gaming industries. In 2017, he was ranked one of the top corporate commercial lawyers in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Cam also works closely with Indigenous communities on a variety of economic development projects, and regularly authors articles and delivers presentations on legal issues affecting Indigenous peoples.

Called to the bar in both Ontario and Québec, Cam is in high demand with clients who seek a diligent, innovative and responsive legal counsel who can get the deal done in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

  • 2006

    • Education
      Diplôme de l'Office de la langue française
  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Quebec
  • 2002

    • Education
      McGill University National Law Program, BCL, LLB, with distinction
  • 1997

    • Education
      University of Lethbridge, BA, Honours in Political Science
  • 1994

    • Education
      Mount Royal University, Diploma Social Work, Deans' List


  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Métis Counsel
  • Economic Club of Canada
  • Government Relations Institute of Canada
  • Indigenous Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association


  • "Pot-hole repair: Ontario proposes amendment to Cannabis Act to include First Nations”, October, 2018
  • “SCC holds that duty the duty to consult does not apply to the law-making process: Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada”, October, 2018
  • “Cut the tape. Foster a competitive business environment with tools such as the First Nation Land Management Act and First Nation Fiscal Management Act et al.” presentation, September, 2018
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day speaker, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  •  “Risk to Reward: Duty to Consult”, December, 2017
  •  “E-commerce and Internet contracting” presentation, May, 2012
  •  “Crown’s duty to consult” presentation, April, 2014
  • “Aboriginal Business Vehicles” presentation, May 2013
  •  “Business Structures On-Reserve” presentation, November, 2012
  • "Reserve Land Tenure: An Introduction," March 2012

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