James Cameron

Special Counsel



An intellectual property, life sciences, competition and consumer law practitioner with over 19 years’ experience, James specialises negotiating complex commercial contracts, regulatory advice,  major procurement and due diligence.

Trusted by a diverse range of local and state governments, private and international clients, James acts across a range of industry sectors including health care, consumer goods, education, waste management, franchising and life sciences.

James is a Queensland committee member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Queensland Competition & Consumer Law committee of the Law Council of Australia and, for a number of years, has delivered the consumer law module for Risk and Compliance at the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd.

Key deals

Fuji Xerox Australia

Acted for Fuji Xerox Australia on an unfair contract terms investigation and enforcement action by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, including working closely with in-house counsel to re-write a range of important template contracts to achieve compliance.

Queensland University of Technology

Advised on the drafting and negotiation of a range of transaction documents for an autonomous vehicle project with French autonomous vehicle institute, Institut VEDECOM.

Credit Corporation PNG Limited

Advised PNG finance company, Credit Corporation, on competition law aspects of its bid for Westpac PNG, including challenge to rival bid by Kina Bank.

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Advised on the commercialisation of patented nano-filtration sugar electrolyte technology.

Dell Australia Pty Ltd

Advisor on compliance with Australian Consumer Law in connection with supply of computer hardware to consumers and businesses.

NuVasive, Inc

Advised global medical device manufacturer, NuVasive, on adverse decisions made by the Commonwealth Minister for Health on the advice of the Prostheses List Advisory Committee about the classification of (and benefits available for) certain medical devices of NuVasive on the Prostheses List.

Sunshine Coast Council

Advised on $120 million procurement of whole-of-region waste collection, disposal and recyclables processing services and technologies.