Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law

Christopher Essert. Photo: Greg Black


Christopher Essert is associate professor at Queen’s Law, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2010. 

Before coming to Queen’s, Essert was a Visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto and law clerk to Justice Michel Bastarache at the Supreme Court of Canada. Before that he articled at a litigation boutique firm in Toronto. He holds a JD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he was the silver medalist, as well as an LLM and JSD from Yale Law School.

In Winter 2017, Essert will be Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law.


  • Analytic jurisprudence 
  • Private Law theory 
  • Property Theory

Recent Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please consult Professor Essert's CV.

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