J. Cameron Mowatt

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global – The World´s Leading Lawyers for Business (Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Canada, Band 1).
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers Canada (Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – Nationwide- Canada, Band 2)
  • Described in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global as: “receives accolades for his active international arbitration practice. He offers deep expertise in representing clients in investor-state treaty proceedings, under both ad hoc and institutional rules”
  • Described in the 2010 edition of Chambers Global as: “knowledgeable, strategic and practical, and has excellent standing in the arbitration community”. Also: “Sources describe him as one of the most experienced Canadian private sector lawyers in investor-state arbitrations”.
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Arbitration).
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade Regulation).
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (International Arbitration).



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