Cameron’s practises in criminal and quasi-criminal matters for summary and indictable matters, and appears at all stages of proceedings, including pleas, contest mentions, summary hearings, bail applications, committal hearings, trials and appeals.
He also appears regularly in Intervention Orders, having extensive experience in contested hearings, and also a strength in negotiating conditions to achieve the best outcome for his clients.
Cameron came to the Bar after 8 years as a prosecutor with Victoria Police. In this role he appeared in matters in the Magistrates’ Court and Children’s Court on a daily basis and brings these skills to his practice at the Bar. He was also the manager of the Sex Offence Team and regulary appeared in matters in summary stream.
Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2013, Cameron worked in the Civil Litigation Unit, Commissions and Inquiries Division and the VGSO (Police Branch). These units gave him experience in civil trials relating to torts, coronial inquests, royal commissions and the provision of complex legal advice. He was also the manager of Supreme Court bail applications that were on appeal from the Magistrates’ Court. As such, he was regularly appearing in that jurisdiction on bail matters.
Cameron spent almost a year briefed by Victoria Police for the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (Lawyer X).
Cameron read with Mr Pardeep Tiwana (now County Court Judge Tiwana) and his senior mentor is Mr Patrick Tehan KC.