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Dentons, Gregory Kane QC, Ottawa, CANADA

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Gregory Kane QC

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Public Policy and Regulation; and Communications

Position

Counsel

Career

Greg has been practising law since 1973, and recently joined Dentons' Communications and Public Policy Law Practice Groups in 2012. His practice involves all aspects of domestic and international electronic and telecommunications sectors including regulatory, transactional and privatization mandates in telephony, satellite, wireless, Internet, broadcasting, broadcasting distribution and copyright. He has appeared before a number of federal and provincial regulatory agencies, including the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and the Copyright Board.

Greg’s practice extends to regulatory and appellate litigation most recently in the transportation and health care regulated sectors. He advises with respect to federal lobbying, conflicts and ethics issues. He has made appearances before government departments, including Industry Canada, Canadian Heritage, Transport Canada, the Canadian Transportation Agency and the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner. He has also appeared before the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada in judicial proceedings to review department and agency decisions. He has served as legal advisor to tribunals and has acted on specific mandates for government departments.

Prior to joining Dentons, Greg practised with another national law firm, served as Associate General Counsel (Telecommunications) to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, counsel to the General Legal Council in Ghana, West Africa under the auspices of the Canadian University Service Overseas and the Canadian International Development Agency, and as General Counsel to the Consumers' Association of Canada.

Read Greg's full biography here.

Languages

English

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Education

University of Ottawa (LL.B., 1969)


Canada

Telecoms

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Gregory Kane QC - Dentons

Within: Telecoms

The ‘consistently responsive and practical’ group at Dentons distinguishes itself through its ‘deep knowledge of regulatory telecoms matters’ coupled with its ‘outstanding business sense’. Among its recent work, counsel Margot Patterson (who ‘provides practical, commercial guidance based on extensive regulatory and government-relations experience’) advised CorrCan Media Group on an application to the CRTC. Other names to note are senior telecoms counsel Gregory Kane QC, highlighted for his ‘very quick and effective solutions to regulatory issues’, and national section lead Monica Song. Kirsten Embree retired in 2018. All named lawyers are based in Ottawa.

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