Cara Cameron

Partner

Cara Cameron

Cara Cameron

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2003
    Québec, 2002

Clients turn to Cara 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 rely on 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.

Cara Cameron

Partner

Clients turn to Cara 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 rely on 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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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E-Cycle 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.

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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.

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Metso Inc.

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

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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.

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Opportunity Fund

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

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Members of Canada's National Artistic Swimming Teams

Representing on a pro bono basis five members of Canada's national artistic swimming teams (formerly called synchronized swimming) in a class action lawsuit brought against their national sporting organization, Canada Artistic Swimming (CAS), for failing to protect them and their fellow athletes from psychological abuse, neglect and harassment.

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Confidential Client

Acted for a confidential client in an action against a former service provider and software developer who misappropriated software and other electronic information, including valuable and proprietary software.

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, 2021 ‒ Recent Developments in Internal and Regulatory Investigations; Webinar

Nov. 18, 2021

Speaking Engagement
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The Advocates’ Society, Master the Discovery Process, “Démonstration et analyse : gestion du témoin difficile”; Webinar

Apr. 27, 2021

In the News
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Bill Brock and Cara Cameron Discuss Cinar Fraud Case on The Fifth Estate and Enquête

Mar. 01, 2021 - Davies partners Bill Brock and Cara Cameron, who represented Cinar Corporation against executives who defrauded the company, were featured on CBC’s The Fifth Estate and Ici Radio-Canada’s Enquête to discuss their role in this high-profile case. Bill and Cara were hired by Cinar’s board of...

Speaking Engagement
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American Bar Association, Business Law Section 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, “Indemnification Language That Matters: Critical Language in Indemnification Provisions and What Can Happen if You Don’t Have It”; Webinar

Sept. 23, 2020

Speaking Engagement
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American Bar Association, Business Law Section, “Sealing the Deal: The Singapore Convention for Enforcement of Mediated Settlements”; Webinar

Aug. 27, 2020

Speaking Engagement
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The Advocates’ Society, “Les injonctions en pratique”; Montréal, QC

Oct. 18, 2019

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

May 14, 2019

Article
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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)

Bulletin
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Canada’s Top Court Rules on Personal Liability of Directors for Oppression

July 18, 2017 - On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri (Alharayeri). The decision sounds an important cautionary note to directors concerning the potential consequences of engaging in conduct that is improper or defeats the...

Speaking Engagement
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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

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

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Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys—Top 100 Women in Litigation; Commercial (Litigation Star); Securities (Litigation Star); White Collar Crime (Litigation Star)

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Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Litigation: Corporate Commercial

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The Best Lawyers in Canada—Alternative Dispute Resolution; Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions
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Ontario, 2003
Québec, 2002

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

Professional Affiliations
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Barreau du Québec
Canadian Bar Association
International Bar Association

Community Involvement
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Barreau du Québec, Committee of the English-Speaking Section of the Barreau du Montréal
Canadian Bar Association, Diversity Committee ‒ Québec Division

Clients turn to Cara 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 rely on 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.

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.

E-Cycle 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.

Members of Canada's National Artistic Swimming Teams

Representing on a pro bono basis five members of Canada's national artistic swimming teams (formerly called synchronized swimming) in a class action lawsuit brought against their national sporting organization, Canada Artistic Swimming (CAS), for failing to protect them and their fellow athletes from psychological abuse, neglect and harassment.

Confidential Client

Acted for a confidential client in an action against a former service provider and software developer who misappropriated software and other electronic information, including valuable and proprietary software.

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, 2021 ‒ Recent Developments in Internal and Regulatory Investigations; Webinar

Nov. 18, 2021

Speaking Engagement

The Advocates’ Society, Master the Discovery Process, “Démonstration et analyse : gestion du témoin difficile”; Webinar

Apr. 27, 2021

Speaking Engagement

American Bar Association, Business Law Section 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, “Indemnification Language That Matters: Critical Language in Indemnification Provisions and What Can Happen if You Don’t Have It”; Webinar

Sept. 23, 2020

Speaking Engagement

American Bar Association, Business Law Section, “Sealing the Deal: The Singapore Convention for Enforcement of Mediated Settlements”; Webinar

Aug. 27, 2020

Speaking Engagement

The Advocates’ Society, “Les injonctions en pratique”; Montréal, QC

Oct. 18, 2019

Speaking Engagement

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

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

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys—Top 100 Women in Litigation; Commercial (Litigation Star); Securities (Litigation Star); White Collar Crime (Litigation Star)

Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Litigation: Corporate Commercial

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Alternative Dispute Resolution; Corporate and Commercial Litigation

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

Community Involvement

Barreau du Québec, Committee of the English-Speaking Section of the Barreau du Montréal
Canadian Bar Association, Diversity Committee ‒ Québec Division