Neil Cameron Murkar

Neil Cameron Murkar

Ajax, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-428-2063

Cam is the senior litigation lawyer at Polak, McKay & Hawkshaw. Cam began his practice with a prominent insurance firm in downtown Toronto and then returned to the Region of Durham in 1994. He has appeared before all of the Courts in the Province of Ontario including the Ontario Court of Appeal and as well has appeared before numerous tribunals and Boards including the Ontario Municipal Board, the Ontario Human Rights commission and the Residential Tenancies Board. Cam also attends arbitrations and mediations on behalf of both his public and private sector clients.

Within the major practice areas identified above Cam's practice consists of the following types of matters:

  • breach of contract
  • wrongful dismissal
  • minor variance appeals
  • zoning and by-law matters
  • estate litigation
  • insurance claims
  • small claims court (FLAT fee basis)

Since returning to the Region Cam has been involved with the Rotary Club, the Oshawa/Whitby/Clarington United Way, the Board of Directors for the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade, and currently the Board of Directors of the Durham Region Law Association. Cam is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Durham Region Law Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Land Use Planning
  • Municipal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Employment Law


  • University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    • LL.B. - 1989
  • McMaster University
    • B.A. - 1982
  • Lakehead University
    • B. Ed. - 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade, Board of Directors
  • Durham Region Law Association, Board of Directors
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Durham Region Law Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Rotary Club
  • Oshawa/Whitby/Clarington United Way
  • Board of Directors for the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade