J. Cameron Mowatt

  • Editor, Investor-State Law Guide (www.investorstatelawguide.com)
  • Co-Author,“Security for Costs in Investment Treaty Arbitration: More Certainty Expected Under the Proposed ICSID Rules Amendments”, Tereposky & DeRose Bulletin, September 12, 2019
  • Co-author,  “Close, But No Cigar: Bilcon Tribunal Rejects Claim on Grounds of Failure to Establish Causation”, Lexology, March 13, 2019.
  • Co-author (with Celeste Mowatt) Border Timbers and others v Zimbabwe – Case Comment, ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal, April 30, 2013.
  • Co-author (with Robert Dean and Craig Chiasson) “GAR Investment Treaty Arbitration Know-How – Canada,” in Global Arbitration Review, November 2012.
  • Speaker, “Hands Off My Mine: Protecting Canadian-Owned Mining Projects from Foreign Governments and Counterparties,” Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum Management and Economics Society, November 2011.
  • Speaker, “Canada’s FIPAs and FTAs with Latin America: Serving Canadian Interests?” in Canadian International Council Canada-Latin America Forum, Vancouver, May 2011.
  • Author, “Remedies Under Canada’s Foreign Investment Protection Agreements with Latin American States,” BLG’s Dispute Resolution Newsletter, fall 2011.
  • Author, “Snapshot of Investor-State Arbitration in the Americas,” BLG’s Latin American Newsletter, winter 2010.
  • Speaker, “The Use of Investment Treaties in Deal Structuring,” Federated Press, 10th Negotiating and Drafting Major Business Agreements Conference, November 2009.
  • Speaker, “Investor State Arbitration – What To Do When Things Go Really Wrong,” Canadian Bar Association, March 2009.
  • Author, “Investment Treaty Arbitration,” in BLG’s Dispute Resolution Newsletter, fall 2008.
  • Co-Editor, The NAFTA Arbitration Reports, 2002-05.



Education/Bar Admission

  • (Current practicing certificate in British Columbia)
  • Hong Kong (Solicitor), 1993
  • England and Wales (Solicitor), 1993
  • British Columbia (Barrister & Solicitor), 1981
  • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1980
  • BA, University of British Columbia, 1975

Professional Involvement

  • Co-founder and editor of InvestorStateLawGuide: www.investorstatelawguide.com.
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC); LSBC Rule of Law and Independence Advisory Committee, 2006-2013; Competency Committee, 1991-92.
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA); IBA Arbitration Committee and Anti-Corruption Committee, 2008-to date; Organizing Committee, IBA Annual Conference, Vancouver 2010
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (CBA); CBA International Law and Insurance Law Subsections
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association (VBA); VBA Secretary-Treasurer, 1987-92