Intro to the Firm

• • • • • • • • •

The Barrister Brief

Find Gordon Scott Campbell on Facebook

• • • • • • • • •

Criminal & Regulatory Defence Law

Tax Law

Customs & Trade Law

Business Dispute Resolution Law

Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship Law

Environmental Law

Occupational Health & Safety Law

Privacy & Information Access Law

Aboriginal Law

• • • • • • • • •

The Investigator's Legal Handbook
by Gordon Scott Campbell


Le manuel juridique de l’enquêteur
par Gordon Scott Campbell


REGQUEST: Regulatory Offences and Compliance Newsletter (Carswell), 12 issues per year
Co-Editor Gordon Scott Campbell

• • • • • • • • •

Appeals & Judicial Reviews

Professional Discipline Defence

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation

Wills & Estates Litigation


  • Advice and training for business, individuals and governments on obligations and rights under environmental legislation including at the federal level the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Fisheries Act, Canada Shipping Act, Migratory Birds Convention Act, Species at Risk Act, and within Ontario the Environmental Protection Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Clean Water Act, Green Energy Act and Pesticides Act.
  • Negotiation with government officials on environmental permitting, assessment, compliance and enforcement matters, including with Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Natural Resources Canada, Transport Canada, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.
  • Advocacy before courts and tribunals on administrative, civil and prosecution environmental matters including Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal, provincial and superior courts, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.



  • Served as Federal Crown environmental prosecutor and litigated environmental law matters up to level of Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Served as legal advisor to Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Parks Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Transport Canada on environmental issues.
  • Facilitated environmental assessments and licensing reviews for pipeline, mining, forestry, fishing, oil and gas, and industrial development.
  • Author of the The Investigator’s Legal Handbook (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2006), Le manuel juridique de l’enquêteur (Cowansville, QC: Yvon Blais, 2010) and articles cited as judicial authority like “Fostering a Compliance Culture Through Creative Sentencing for Environmental Offences” 9 Canadian Criminal Law Review 1-33.
  • LecTurer and curriculum developer in environmental and natural resource law at Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environment Studies, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Law, Memorial University’s Marine Institute and the Canadian Bar Association.
  • Trainer on environmental law for federal and provincial government enforcement agencies.
  • Consultant to the World Bank and Government of Argentina on environmental law compliance and enforcement.




The material found on this site is intended for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The receiving or sending of information via this site
does not create a lawyer-client relationship. You should formally retain a lawyer in order to obtain legal advice. Since the law is constantly evolving, the accuracy of the information found on this site cannot be guaranteed. All material © 2015 by Gordon Scott Campbell. Web design by Grinning Gecko Design. You may freely download
and distribute the material for non-commercial purposes provided you acknowledge the source and copyright.