Cara Cameron

Partner

Cara Cameron

Cara Cameron

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2003
    Québec, 2002

Cara is sought out by clients for her ability to identify and focus on what’s important to them in their litigation matters. They rely on her leadership in driving cases forward while responding quickly to their changing needs and priorities.

Cara has a wide range of experience in complex litigation before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. She has particular expertise in contractual disputes; shareholders’ rights disputes; and commercial fraud and debt recovery actions, including injunctions, seizures, Anton Piller (civil search) orders, Mareva (asset-freezing) injunctions and Norwich orders; as well as white collar investigations and defence. She also has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.

Clients turn to Cara to manage large and complex multijurisdictional cases, where success depends on coordinating teams of numerous professionals and analyzing the impact of the laws of different jurisdictions.

Cara is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and co-chairs the Committee for the Prevention of Harassment in the Workplace in our Montréal office. She is also a member of the Governance Committee of the Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation and a director of Repercussion Theatre.

Cara Cameron

Partner

Cara is sought out by clients for her ability to identify and focus on what’s important to them in their litigation matters. They rely on her leadership in driving cases forward while responding quickly to their changing needs and priorities.

Cara has a wide range of experience in complex litigation before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. She has particular expertise in contractual disputes; shareholders’ rights disputes; and commercial fraud and debt recovery actions, including injunctions, seizures, Anton Piller (civil search) orders, Mareva (asset-freezing) injunctions and Norwich orders; as well as white collar investigations and defence. She also has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.

Clients turn to Cara to manage large and complex multijurisdictional cases, where success depends on coordinating teams of numerous professionals and analyzing the impact of the laws of different jurisdictions.

Cara is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and co-chairs the Committee for the Prevention of Harassment in the Workplace in our Montréal office. She is also a member of the Governance Committee of the Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation and a director of Repercussion Theatre.

Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd.

Acted for Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd. (CSP) in connection with their litigation against one of their independent sales contractors and certain third parties for having illegally appropriated and made use of confidential commercially sensitive information concerning CSP business and clients.

Cinar Corporation

Acted for Cinar Corporation in an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada in connection with alleged copyright infringement arising from the production of a children's television show. Successfully argued for substantial reductions in, and the absence of joint and several liability for certain aspects of, the damages awarded by the Superior Court pursuant to the Copyright Act.  

National Wildlife Federation

Acted for the National Wildlife Federation in litigation before the Superior Court of Québec arising out of the financing and production of IMAX format wildlife films.

eCycle Solutions Inc.

Acted for eCycle Solutions Inc. in litigation stemming from an asset purchase agreement that provided for a balance of sale contingent on the nature of the legislation adopted by the province of Québec to govern the Québec Recycler program.

Cinar Corporation

Acted for Cinar Corporation by successfully obtaining judgments on behalf of Cinar and its affiliates from the Superior Court and Court of Appeal ordering Paquette & Associés to pay the proceeds from the sale of the residences of Ronald Weinberg (which amounted to over $4 million) to the Weinbergs' creditors, including in particular, Cinar.

Metso Inc.

Represented Metso Inc. before the Superior Court in a patent and intellectual property dispute involving the Gaspesia project.

Global Television Network Inc.

Acted for Global Television Network Inc. in an action instituted against it arising out of an alleged copyright violation in respect of the POPSTARS television show.

Opportunity Fund

Acted for a Brazilian pension fund manager in relation to a major dispute involving certain foreign telecommunications assets, involving multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in an action against a former officer and related parties for the misappropriation of more than $6.5 million for their own benefit.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in proceedings with regard to the misappropriation of $22 million by a former employee and related parties.

Confidential Client

Acted for a confidential client in its internal investigation of an allegation of an employee's misconduct with regard to the theft of trade secrets on behalf of a foreign country. Davies also defended its client against an O'Connor Application.

University of Melbourne

Acted for the University of Melbourne in connection with its defence of a claim of copyright infringement and other civil damages.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC

Acted for Triumph Aerostructures, LLC, in connection with its dispute with Bombardier Inc. regarding the wing designed and manufactured by Triumph for Bombardier's Global 7000 business aircraft, including a $455-million claim filed by Triumph before the Québec Superior Court. The dispute was ultimately resolved to both parties' satisfaction.

Speaking Engagement

Co-chair, The Advocates’ Society, “Maîtrisez les objections” Program; Montréal, QC

May 14, 2019

Article

Will Canada Finally End Up with a Securities and Exchange Commission?, co-author

Jan. 01, 2019 - State Regulation of Securities Committee Newsletter (American Bar Association)

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Montréal, Trial Practice Do’s and Don’ts: Hot Tips from the Experts, “Article 54.1 CCP: Civil and Commercial Law Issues”

Nov. 05, 2015

Article

Liability for Intellectual Property Infringement

Dec. 31, 2014 - Corporate Liability, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Federated Press)

Article

Comprendre et protéger les actifs les plus importants de votre entreprise

Feb. 28, 2012 - Premières en affaires, Vol. 5, No. 3

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Litigation, General Commercial: Québec

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys—General Commercial (Litigation Star); Securities (Litigation Star); White Collar Crime (Litigation Star)

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Litigation: Corporate Commercial

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate/Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2003
Québec, 2002

Education

McGill University, LLB (with Distinction), 2002
McGill University, BCL, 2001
McGill University, BA (Philosophy), 1997

Professional Affiliations

Barreau du Québec
Canadian Bar Association
International Bar Association

Board Memberships

Repercussion Theatre (Shakespeare-in-the-Park), director

Community Involvement

Barreau du Québec, Committee of the English-Speaking Section of the Barreau du Montréal
Canadian Bar Association, Diversity Committee ‒ Québec Division
Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation, Governance Committee

Cara is sought out by clients for her ability to identify and focus on what’s important to them in their litigation matters. They rely on her leadership in driving cases forward while responding quickly to their changing needs and priorities.

Cara has a wide range of experience in complex litigation before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. She has particular expertise in contractual disputes; shareholders’ rights disputes; and commercial fraud and debt recovery actions, including injunctions, seizures, Anton Piller (civil search) orders, Mareva (asset-freezing) injunctions and Norwich orders; as well as white collar investigations and defence. She also has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.

Clients turn to Cara to manage large and complex multijurisdictional cases, where success depends on coordinating teams of numerous professionals and analyzing the impact of the laws of different jurisdictions.

Cara is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and co-chairs the Committee for the Prevention of Harassment in the Workplace in our Montréal office. She is also a member of the Governance Committee of the Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation and a director of Repercussion Theatre.

Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd.

Acted for Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd. (CSP) in connection with their litigation against one of their independent sales contractors and certain third parties for having illegally appropriated and made use of confidential commercially sensitive information concerning CSP business and clients.

Cinar Corporation

Acted for Cinar Corporation in an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada in connection with alleged copyright infringement arising from the production of a children's television show. Successfully argued for substantial reductions in, and the absence of joint and several liability for certain aspects of, the damages awarded by the Superior Court pursuant to the Copyright Act.  

National Wildlife Federation

Acted for the National Wildlife Federation in litigation before the Superior Court of Québec arising out of the financing and production of IMAX format wildlife films.

eCycle Solutions Inc.

Acted for eCycle Solutions Inc. in litigation stemming from an asset purchase agreement that provided for a balance of sale contingent on the nature of the legislation adopted by the province of Québec to govern the Québec Recycler program.

Cinar Corporation

Acted for Cinar Corporation by successfully obtaining judgments on behalf of Cinar and its affiliates from the Superior Court and Court of Appeal ordering Paquette & Associés to pay the proceeds from the sale of the residences of Ronald Weinberg (which amounted to over $4 million) to the Weinbergs' creditors, including in particular, Cinar.

Metso Inc.

Represented Metso Inc. before the Superior Court in a patent and intellectual property dispute involving the Gaspesia project.

Global Television Network Inc.

Acted for Global Television Network Inc. in an action instituted against it arising out of an alleged copyright violation in respect of the POPSTARS television show.

Opportunity Fund

Acted for a Brazilian pension fund manager in relation to a major dispute involving certain foreign telecommunications assets, involving multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in an action against a former officer and related parties for the misappropriation of more than $6.5 million for their own benefit.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in proceedings with regard to the misappropriation of $22 million by a former employee and related parties.

Confidential Client

Acted for a confidential client in its internal investigation of an allegation of an employee's misconduct with regard to the theft of trade secrets on behalf of a foreign country. Davies also defended its client against an O'Connor Application.

University of Melbourne

Acted for the University of Melbourne in connection with its defence of a claim of copyright infringement and other civil damages.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC

Acted for Triumph Aerostructures, LLC, in connection with its dispute with Bombardier Inc. regarding the wing designed and manufactured by Triumph for Bombardier's Global 7000 business aircraft, including a $455-million claim filed by Triumph before the Québec Superior Court. The dispute was ultimately resolved to both parties' satisfaction.

Speaking Engagement

Co-chair, The Advocates’ Society, “Maîtrisez les objections” Program; Montréal, QC

May 14, 2019

Article

Will Canada Finally End Up with a Securities and Exchange Commission?, co-author

Jan. 01, 2019 - State Regulation of Securities Committee Newsletter (American Bar Association)

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Montréal, Trial Practice Do’s and Don’ts: Hot Tips from the Experts, “Article 54.1 CCP: Civil and Commercial Law Issues”

Nov. 05, 2015

Article

Liability for Intellectual Property Infringement

Dec. 31, 2014 - Corporate Liability, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Federated Press)

Article

Comprendre et protéger les actifs les plus importants de votre entreprise

Feb. 28, 2012 - Premières en affaires, Vol. 5, No. 3

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Litigation, General Commercial: Québec

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys—General Commercial (Litigation Star); Securities (Litigation Star); White Collar Crime (Litigation Star)

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Litigation: Corporate Commercial

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate/Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2003
Québec, 2002

Education

McGill University, LLB (with Distinction), 2002
McGill University, BCL, 2001
McGill University, BA (Philosophy), 1997

Professional Affiliations

Barreau du Québec
Canadian Bar Association
International Bar Association

Board Memberships

Repercussion Theatre (Shakespeare-in-the-Park), director

Community Involvement

Barreau du Québec, Committee of the English-Speaking Section of the Barreau du Montréal
Canadian Bar Association, Diversity Committee ‒ Québec Division
Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation, Governance Committee