Fiona Cameron practises as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator in relation to disputes across Australia and internationally.
Her areas of expertise include technology, engineering and construction disputes; transport, aviation and maritime law; complex commercial; and taxation matters. She is recommended in Doyle's Guides to Leading Construction and Infrastructure Junior Counsel, and to Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Junior Counsel. Fiona also has an interest in sports law, and sits as a member of the Victorian Amateur Football Association's Independent Integrity Hearing Panel.
Fiona is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand and a Grade 3 Arbitrator (Resolution Institute). She is a nationally accredited mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation Scheme. Fiona also accepts appointments as tribunal secretary, having completed the ICC's Training for Tribunal Secretaries.
Some examples of Fiona's recent experience include disputes relating to:
Before being called to the Bar in 2015, Fiona was Associate to the Honourable Justice Pagone of the Federal Court of Australia, assisting his Honour in a wide range of commercial and public law matters. Prior to this, Fiona was an Associate at the Supreme Court of Victoria to Justices Davies, Bongiorno and Hargrave, where she assisted in matters in the commercial trial division and in criminal and civil appeals. Fiona was previously employed by Crawford Legal, an Adelaide-based boutique commercial and construction law firm.
Fiona regularly presents on topics within her areas of practice, both to firms as part of their CLE programs and through the VicBar CPD program. Her recent CPD presentations have included: