Gregory Kane  , Q.C. - Dentons Canada LLP

Gregory Kane , Q.C.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Greg has been practising law since 1973, and 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.

As reported in Chambers Global Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business:

"Gregory Kane QC: 'He has terrific judgment and really knows his stuff,' say sources, while others laud his years of experience. He acts for clients in copyright, regulatory, satellite and privatization matters in front of the CRTC, Industry Canada and Canadian Heritage."

"Sources say [Kane] is 'fantastic - a key player in CRTC regulatory work'."

University of OttawaLL.B 1969
Canadian Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association International Bar AssociationInternational Institute of CommunicationsOttawa Hospital Foundation board

Office Location

99 Bank Street
Suite 1420
Ottawa, ON K1P 1H4

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Communications Law of the Ottawa Metro Area
Gregory Kane , Q.C. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Communications Law (Telecommunications)

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