Graeme Hamilton is an experienced trial and appellate counsel whose practice focuses on white-collar criminal defence, government and internal investigations, and securities regulation. Graeme is the co-chair of BLG’s investigations and white-collar defence group. In particular, Graeme’s practice encompasses defending corporations and individuals facing investigation or prosecution for white-collar offences, including fraud, illegal insider trading, price fixing, deceptive marketing, bribery and public corruption; advice in relation to compliance with anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, antitrust and securities legislation; corporate internal investigations; securities regulation, including investigations and enforcement proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission and self-regulatory organisations; professional discipline proceedings; related civil litigation, including proceedings for contempt of court and applications for Mareva injunctions and Anton Piller orders; and appeals and applications for judicial review.
Graeme has been lead counsel in dozens of trials and contested hearings. He also has substantial appellate experience in both criminal and civil matters. Graeme has testified as an expert witness before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee and previously taught evidence at Osgoode Hall Law School as an adjunct professor.