Keely Cameron is an experienced legal counsel with a solid business background. Her practice focuses primarily on assisting clients navigate Alberta's oil and gas regulatory regime, including licensing, environmental liability and transfer issues, as well as understanding regulatory obligations during insolvency proceedings. Keely's practice also includes employment law matters including the drafting of policies and terminations.
Keely also advises clients on the incorporation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies and has a strong interest in environmental and employment Class Actions.
Having previously worked at Alberta's Energy Regulator (AER), Keely has extensive experience on the full lifecycle of Alberta oil and gas matters, from permitting to compliance to remediation and reclamation. She was counsel for the AER on the Supreme Court of Canada decision involving Redwater Energy; the leading case on how environmental liabilities need to be addressed in an insolvency.
In 2019, Keely won the Litigation Management Award at the Western Canada General Counsel Awards held in Vancouver. She also won the Canadian Public Relations Society Bronze Award of Excellence 2019 for Canadian Issues/Crisis Management Campaign of the Year – Redwater Response. Keely is also a three-time recipient of the AER Regulatory Excellence Award and the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Lawyer Inhouse Innovation award for Litigation Management.
Keely has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada.
Additionally, Keely taught Administrative Law for the University of Calgary's Foreign Trained Lawyers Program.