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Nigel Campbell

Nigel Campbell
Nigel Campbell Senior Counsel | Toronto
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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 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Securities Litigation - Most Frequently Recommended)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, Securities Law - Defense, Litigation)

  • Acritas Stars 2020: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (Litigation - Securities: Ontario - Band 1)

  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys - 2018 Edition (Litigation Star - Securities)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Litigation - Securities, Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability)

  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Litigation - Securities)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 (Dispute Resolution: Ontario)
Professional Activities

Nigel has been a lecturer in law at the University of Ottawa and at York University; he continues to instruct in the field of trial advocacy and practice skills. He frequently speaks and writes on matters that affect his practice areas including the presentation of a special lecture for the prestigious Law Society of Ontario special lectures and guest-lecturing at the China Judges Association in Beijing.

Education
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 1983
LL.M., University of Cambridge - 1982
Admitted to the New Brunswick Bar - 1981
LL.B., University of New Brunswick - 1980
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