Fasken Martineau LLP
Alex Cameron is a Partner with Fasken Martineau, with a leading practice in the areas of civil litigation and privacy law. He has acted as counsel in a number of landmark privacy and access to information cases, including most recently in Jones v Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32 and Ontario (Finance) v. Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner), which is under reserve at the Supreme Court of Canada. In the privacy field, Alex assists clients in privacy compliance and in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and information security. He works with clients from a wide range of industry sectors where privacy issues arise, including in the financial, insurance, retail, web/technology and health sectors. He has also received prestigious mandates from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and is on retainer to the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada concerning requests under the Privacy Act. Alex is Past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) National Privacy & Access Law Section and co-author of the Lexis Nexis book Electronic Evidence and E-Discovery. In 2012, Alex obtained his doctorate in field of privacy and intellectual property law at the University of Ottawa under the supervision of Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology.