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Gavin Cameron

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2011
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Gavin Cameron is a litigator in Vancouver with a focus on commercial disputes and white-collar criminal investigations.  Appearing as successful counsel in more than 50 reported decisions, including more than a dozen appeals, he advises on contractual disputes, shareholders’ remedies, defamation, commercial fraud, and regulatory prosecutions.

A significant part of Gavin’s practice involves acting for individuals and corporations subject to criminal and quasi-criminal investigations, implementing strategies to avoid charges, and defending their interests in court. He is lead trial counsel in a number of the highest-profile corporate criminal negligence and white collar criminal prosecutions in British Columbia.

Gavin appears as counsel in trials and appeals in all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as in the Supreme Court of Canada. He also regularly acts as counsel in commercial arbitrations.

Gavin is frequently retained by other lawyers – to represent them in disciplinary matters, defend or take their cases on appeal, and as their personal counsel in contentious matters. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, where he has lectured in Civil Procedure for the past 4 years.


Client Work

  • Mount Polley Mining Corporation and Imperial Metals entirely successful in defending claims made against them and in their counterclaims brought against a contractor,
  • Levy v. British Columbia (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General), 2022 BCSC 356,
  • Durkin v. Marlan, 2022 BCSC 193,
  • Imperial Metals Corporation v. Factory Mutual Insurance Company, 2022 BCSC 73,
  • Alragheb v. Francis, 2021 BCCA 457,
  • Citizen Stash Cannabis Corp. announces completion of acquisition by The Valens Company Inc.,
  • Prosecution for criminal negligence causing death arising from a workplace fatality ,
  • Coffey v. Sabbaghan, 2020 BCCA 335 ,
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya (SCC, BCCA),

Career & Education


  • LLB University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association


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