Nigel Campbell
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2429

Nigel is past Co-chair of our Litigation & Dispute Resolution group in Toronto. His principal area of practice is securities and corporate/commercial litigation, but he also has extensive experience in administrative law and has developed a national investment dealer, broker and capital markets practice. He appears before all levels of courts in Canada and before provincial securities commissions and other securities regulatory organizations throughout Canada.

Nigel was law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada before joining Blakes and later became assistant legal counsel to the Estey Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of the Canadian Commercial Bank and Northland Bank, as well as senior investigation counsel for the Ontario Securities Commission.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Recent cases in which Nigel has been involved include representing:

  • Celestica Inc. in a cross-border securities class action and officer defence (Xing v. Celestica Inc. et al.)
  • One of the respondents in securities regulatory proceedings by the Ontario Securities Commission and an insider-trading defence (Eda Marie Agueci et al.)
  • Credit Suisse Securities (Canada) Inc. in securities regulatory proceedings
  • Deutsche Bank Securities Limited in securities regulatory proceedings by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
  • HSBC Bank Canada in securities regulatory proceedings by the Ontario Securities Commission
  • RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in a securities regulatory investigation by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
  • Blackmont Capital Inc. with respect to a securities civil litigation defence and a breach of contract (Robert B. Shewchuk v. Blackmont Capital Inc.)
  • RBC Dominion Securities Inc. with respect to a securities civil litigation defence and negligence (Young et al. v. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. et al.)
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Nigel is highly ranked in the following publications:

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 (Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Litigation - Securities, Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 (Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, Securities Law - Defense, Litigation)
  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Dispute Resolution: Ontario)

  • The 2017 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Litigation - Securities)
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 (Dispute Resolution: Ontario)
  • The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (Securities)
  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys - 2015 edition (Securities Litigation)
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