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Morgan Camley’s experience spans many industries and areas of practice including complex commercial disputes, agriculture, estates litigation, aboriginal law, and administrative law well as municipal, regulatory and criminal law. Morgan represents clients at all levels of court and in arbitration in British Columbia and Yukon.
Morgan’s broad range of experience allows her to creatively solve problems for her clients. She is particularly adept at finding creative, cost-effective solutions to complex and challenging issues. She brings practicality and commitment to each new challenge.
Commercial litigation: acting as counsel on a number of major commercial disputes at trial and on appeal involving partnerships, commercial leasing, defamation, mining, real estate transactions, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and actions against government authorities.
Agriculture: Morgan has an active regulatory practice that represents farmers and processors in disputes with regulatory agencies such as the BC Chicken Board, the BC Farm Industry Board, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and others.
Aboriginal law: acting for both industry and First Nations in a variety of matters including duty to consult claims, resource and business development, bio-solids, mining, pipelines, business transaction disputes, governance issues and disputes, First Nations housing and issues involving First Nations land.
Municipal/local government: acting for clients with zoning and land use issues, expropriation claims, judicial review of local government decisions and bylaw enforcement.
Regulatory/criminal law: representing clients before federal and provincial regulatory tribunals including National Energy Board proceedings involving oil and gas pipelines, and representing individuals and corporations charged with criminal and regulatory offences, including agricultural, wildlife, and fisheries.
Not-for-profit, social enterprises, and values-focused businesses: Morgan generally acts as outside general counsel to organizations providing strategic and cost effective advice on a number of issues. She works with Miller Thomson’s skilled team of lawyers to provide a wide range of legal services reflects the clients’ values and culture.
Morgan was born and raised in Vancouver. She is a graduate of Mount Allison University in New Brunswick and of Queens Law. Morgan completed part of her studies at the University of Hangzhou in China.
Following graduation, Morgan was a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Supreme Court. She is currently a member of the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal.
Morgan is a past contributing editor to Fraser, Horn & Griffin, The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia, looseleaf (Ontario: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2007), a cornerstone resource for the litigation bar in British Columbia.
Morgan maintains a busy pro bono practice representing clients with a variety of legal issues including criminal law. As a result of her work, Morgan was named the recipient of the 2009 Salvation Army Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award. She is a past member of the Board of Directors for Access Pro Bono.
Morgan is a recognized mentor to students and young lawyers and a frequent contributor to various continuing legal education courses.
Morgan also maintains a strong commitment to her community through her volunteer activities including as the Chair of the Board of Directors for QMUNITY, British Columbia’s Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit Resource Centre. In 2014, Morgan was named a finalist for the PRIDE Legacy Awards recognizing her outstanding achievement as a Community Leader.
Réalisations professionnelles et leadership
- Benchmark Canada, Future Star, 2019
- Board Chair, QMUNITY, British Columbia’s Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit Resource Centre
- Law Society of British Columbia
- Canadian Bar Association
- B.C. Trial Lawyers’ Association
- B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal
Formation et admission au barreau
- Yukon Bar, 2013
- British Columbia Bar, 2006
- LL.B., Queens University, 2004
- B.A., Mount Allison University, 2000