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Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Financial Services
  • Company Law including shareholder disputes
  • Insolvency
  • International Carriage of Goods
  • Construction Adjudications
  • Media and Sports
  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition
  • Mediation

Further Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar, Hongkong (1980)
  • Admitted to the Bar, Australia (1990)
  • Accredited as a Mediator (ADR) (2002)


Cameron’s practice encompasses advising, drafting, negotiation and litigation advocacy in courts, tribunals and mediations across a range of civil work, particularly in the areas of Commercial and Chancery, insolvency, media and sports, soft IP and transport of goods. Advising and acting for and against governments, authorities, governing bodies, banking and financial institutions, corporate entities and individuals.

Cameron has extensive experience with a wide range of commercial and media work in England, the United States and Asia. He has previously worked as General Counsel for the Golden Harvest Group, Director of Legal & Business Affairs for NBC’s European TV networks and General Counsel for ISL in Switzerland. This has included multi-jurisdictional litigation, transactional work including cross-border acquisitions, media finance production and distribution contracts and performing rights negotiations and addressing the Philppines National Assembly on copyright reform.

Commercial: including contract, banking and financial regulation (including mis-selling of derivatives and collective investment schemes) domestic and international sale and carriage of goods, supply of services, competition.

Company and Partnership: including shareholder disputes and minority shareholders’ rights and remedies (including s.994 Petitions), directors’ duties and liability, directors’ disqualification.

Construction: Adjudication under the provisions of the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England & Wales) Regulations

International Carriage of goods: by air, road and sea, including CMR claims

Insolvency: corporate and individual, including winding up and statutory demands.

Media and Sports: including film, television and music production, licensing and distribution, sports sponsorship and marketing, governing body relationships.

Intellectual Property: including copyright, passing off, non-technical trademarks and performing rights.

Commercial Mediation: accredited as a mediator in 2002 Cameron has been involved in a number of successful mediations covering a broad range of commercial disputes acting either as sole or joint mediator or advocating and negotiating on behalf of parties to the dispute.

Some Examples of Experience by Type:

  • Multiple disputes between major banks and SME customers concerning mis-selling of interest rate derivatives
  • Dispute between shareholders in a closely-held transport company
  • Dispute between shareholders in an international hotel company
  • Insurance claim arising out of cancelled major music event
  • Dispute between joint venture parties as to distribution of profits
  • Claim against former directors for breach of statutory duties and for recovery of company assets
  • Claim against IT company concerning development of new technology
  • Acting for insolvent foreign international airline regarding various claims and assets
  • Acting for funeral directors in competition claim
  • Acting for copyright and trademark owners in IP piracy cases

Some Recent and Reported Cases

Crawford & Another v Prime Crest Ltd (2020) 10 WLUK 527 – appeal – relevant tests where appellant challenges findings of fact by court below – importance of contemporaneous documents.

Alokozay & Another v Alokozay & Others (2019) EWHC 1631 (Ch) (2019) 6WLUK 351 (2019) All ER (Comm) -Civil Fraud, whether resulting trust. Relevance of contemporaneous documents where main witnesses’ evidence not credible.

Goknur v. Organic Village Ltd (2019) EWHC 2201; (2019) 8 WLUK 45 – contract -breach - misrepresentation - definition of “organic” in contract for supply of organic fruit juices – measure of damages.

Roder (UK) Ltd v West (2011) EWCA Civ 1126; (2012) 3 WLR 469; (2012) All ER (Comm) 659: definitive interpretation of Statute of Frauds Amendment Act 1828; meaning of “credit”: Lyde v Barnard (150 ER 363, 1836) followed.

Caleb Construction Ltd v. Walker Lees Ltd [2008] EWHC(TCC) - Costs: Special Cases: circumstances in which non-parties to the litigation (in this case directors of the claimantcompany) could be ordered to pay the costs of the successful defendant : CPR 48(2) and Supreme Court Act 1981, s.51.

T. Comedy Limited v. Easy Managed Transport Limited [2007] 2 All ER (Comm) 189; [2007] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 397; [2007] EWHC 611(Comm). International carriage of goods by road: carrier’s lien under RHA Conditions of Carriage 1998; whether this was compatible with Article 13.2 of the CMR (Uniform Rules for International Carriage of Goods).

JJ Burgess & Sons v. Office of Fair Trading and Others [2005] CAT 25 – Competition Act s.18; dominance in a geographical area; where refusal to supply a competitor amounts to discrimination; objective justification.

Koo & Another v. Lam [1992] IPR 243 - subsistence of copyright in a questionnaire used in medical research; misuse of confidential information in an academic setting; infringement of copyright.

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