Below is a list of faculty members, including teaching, research, and sessional instructors for the Fall '23- Winter '24 terms. You can filter your results by clicking on the icons below. Please note this page is updated on a periodic basis and is refreshed to reflect the upcoming academic term.

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Colleen M. Flood

Dean (Faculty of Law)

Colleen M. Flood began her five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Law on July 1, 2023. Dean Flood is recognized as one of Canada’s leading scholars in the area of health law and policy, and is an accomplished leader, author, and commentator.

Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Tomilola Adebiyi

Director, Queen's Business Law Clinic/Adjunct Lecturer, Law 204 (Online)

Tomilola Adebiyi brings an ideal background to the clinic with relevant training and experience in addition to her belief in our mission to serve the students and the local business community.

 

Sessional Instructor
Staff

Sharry Aiken

Professor; Academic Director, GDipICL

Professor Aiken’s scholarship engages with the controversies and complexities posed by immigration and border security measures as well as the impact of these measures on migrants and the communities they have established in Canada.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Bita Amani

Professor

Bita Amani researches intellectual property law (domestic and International), intellectual property law theory and policy and its interaction with law and development, regulating genetics and new technologies, biopiracy and protection of traditional and cultural knowledge, regulatory and ethical Issues of medical/scientific research and its commercialization, privacy and data protection, social justice and regulatory diversity, feminist and critical legal studies.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Beverley Baines

Professor

Beverley Baines is a Professor of Public and Constitutional Law with a passion for illuminating the legal strategies the patriarchal state deploys to deny women their right to equality which is guaranteed in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Her passion dates from her involvement as a feminist constitutional consultant, first to the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women and then to the Ad Hoc Committee of Women on the Constitution during the Charter debates of 1980-1982.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Nicholas C. Bala

William R. Lederman Distinguished University Professor

Nicholas (Nick) Bala is an internationally recognized expert on issues related to children, youth and families in the justice system, and teaches in that area as well as Contract Law.

He graduated from Queen’s law school in 1977.  After articling in Ottawa, he worked as Review Counsel at Queen’s Legal Aid, and then obtained a LL.M. from Harvard. Since 1980 he has been on the Faculty at Queen's Law, as well as a Visiting Professor at McGill, Osgoode Hall Law School, Duke and the University of Calgary.  

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Kevin Banks

Associate Dean (Faculty and Academic Policy), Associate Professor; Director, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

Kevin Banks is Director of the Queen’s Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace. He teaches, researches and writes about international and Canadian labour and employment law. His research often focuses on the law in action, and specifically on whether and how it can be effective in achieving its purposes. He also teaches property law and advocacy. He earned his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his B.A. and LL.B from the University of Toronto.
Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Lindsay Board

Adjunct Lecturer

Lindsay Board practices criminal and constitutional law at Daniel Brown Law with a focus on complex, serious offences. She regularly appears at all levels of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Sessional Instructor

Lindsay Borrows

Assistant Professor

Lindsay Borrows is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, where she teaches special topics in the field of Indigenous law. Previously she worked as a lawyer and researcher at the Indigenous Law Research Unit (University of Victoria Faculty of Law), and as a staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law. In both positions she provided legal support to Indigenous communities and organizations engaged in the revitalization of their own laws for application in contemporary contexts.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Christa Bracci

Adjunct Lecturer

Christa Bracci teaches legal research and writing and legal practice skills.  She currently teaches Law 321 Advanced Legal Research to upper year JD students and Law 881 Legal Research for Scholarship to law graduate students.  She has taught first year legal research and writing, introduction to legal practice skills, and occasionally lectures in Law 201 on intellectual property law and in Law 135 on the legal research process. She is currently developing the legal skills curriculum for the Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law.

Sessional Instructor

Katharine Brickman

Adjunct Lecturer: Law and Policy in the Cannabis Industry

Katharine Brickman is an instructor in Cannabis Law and Policy at the Queen's Faculty of Law. A proud Queen's alumna, Katharine has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Literature from Queen's Faculty of Arts and Science, and earned her JD at Western Law. Katharine has legal and policy work experience in both the public and private sectors, with a focus on the cannabis industry.  She has held positions as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), and as Legal Counsel at Aurora Cannabis.

Sessional Instructor

Daniel Brown

Adjunct Lecturer

Daniel Brown is a criminal defence lawyer and lead counsel at Daniel Brown Law LLP, repeatedly recognized as one of Canada’s 10 best boutique criminal law firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.  Since his call to the bar, Daniel has devoted his practice to criminal, constitutional and regulatory law and has appeared at every level of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada as both an appellant and an intervenor.
Sessional Instructor

Richard Chaykowski

Professor, MIR Program Director, Faculty of Arts and Science, and Professor Law

Richard Chaykowski received his PhD from Cornell University. Dr. Chaykowski is currently a faculty member in the Faculty of Arts and Science and in the Faculty of Law (cross-appointed) at Queen's University. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the MIT and a visitor at the University of Toronto and at McGill University.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Alvin Y.H. Cheung

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alvin Y.H. Cheung is a Non-Resident Affiliated Scholar at NYU's U.S.-Asia Law Institute. Prior to his current appointment at Queen's Law, Alvin was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University Faculty of Law (2020-22) and a Sessional Instructor at Queen's Law (Spring 2020). He holds degrees from NYU (J.S.D. 2020; LL.M. in International Legal Studies, 2014) and Cambridge (M.A. 2011), and has worked in Hong Kong as a barrister and as a lecturer in Law & Public Affairs at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Faculty Members: Teaching

Adam Chisholm

Adjunct Lecturer

Adam D.H. Chisholm is a partner in McMillan LLP's Commercial Litigation Group in the firm's Toronto office. Adam is a skilled and tenacious litigator with expertise in regulatory and intellectual property litigation. Adam specializes in securities litigation. He has represented and advised clients involved in contested transactions, investigations and enforcement proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission. He has also succeeded at trial in civil matters concerning securities blackout periods and corporate director responsibilities. 

Sessional Instructor

Hugo Choquette

Introduction to Legal Skills & Aboriginal Law/Academic Director, Certificate in Law

Hugo Choquette has a PhD from the Queen’s Faculty of Law. Before returning to Queen’s Law to pursue graduate studies, he practiced in a small law office in Napanee, Ont. His research interests include language and law, constitutional law, and Aboriginal law. Over the last few years, he has taught introductory law courses both at the Faculty of Law and at Smith School of Business.

Faculty Members: Teaching
Sessional Instructor
Staff

Sarah Clarke

Adjunct Lecturer

Sarah Clarke is an instructor in Aboriginal Child Welfare at the Queen's University Faculty of Law.

 

 

Sessional Instructor

Darryl Cruz

Darryl Cruz is an instructor in Trial Advocacy and Medical Malpractice at the Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Samuel Dahan

Associate Professor; Director, Conflict Analytics Lab

Samuel Dahan is an associate professor of law at Queen’s University and an Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School. He is the Director of the Conflict Analytics Lab, a consortium for AI research on law and conflict resolution.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Colleen Dempsey

Adjunct Lecturer, LAW 203/703: Workplace Law

Colleen Dempsey is a proud alumna of Queen’s University, having graduated from the Faculty of Law, as well as the Faculty of Arts and Science. Colleen has an extensive background in workplace law.

Since November 2005, she has sat as a Vice-Chair for the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.  Additionally, she provides employment law consulting services and has an Alternative Dispute Resolution practice.  Prior to 2005, Colleen was a General Counsel for a Canadian Multi-National Corporation and began her legal career at McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto.

Sessional Instructor

Sunita Doobay

Adjunct Lecturer

Sunita Doobay is a partner at Blaney McMurtry LLP, a full-service firm located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is a tax and trust lawyer, focusing on corporate planning, personal tax planning, wills, trusts and estates, and charities and not-for-profits. Her focus is on advising the multijurisdictional client. She sits on the National Award Committee of STEP Canada. She is past co-chair of and current senior advisor to the International Tax Committee of the ABA Section of International Law.

Sessional Instructor

Shai Dubey

Shai DubeyShai Dubey is an instructor in Negotiation at Queen's Faculty of Law, as well as teaching courses in negotiations, cross-cultural management, ethics, domestic and international business law and entrepreneurship at the Smith School of Business. He is the academic director for project courses in various MBA programs as well as the MIB program. 

Sessional Instructor

Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis is an instructor in Trial Advocacy and Fiduciary Obligations at the Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Philip Enright

Adjunct Lecturer

Philip Enright has practised criminal law exclusively as a Crown Attorney for 36 years. He prosecutes criminal cases in the GTA and for the last 15 years has been the Deputy Director of the Ministry of the Attorney General's Guns and Gangs Prosecution Office. He was appointed a wiretap agent in 1994 and provides legal advice and education to his colleagues and police investigators on all matters related to criminal investigations, procedures and prosecutions.
 

Sessional Instructor

Benjamin Ewing

Associate Professor

Benjamin Ewing is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Law. Prior to joining Queen’s, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Law. He earned his PhD in Politics from Princeton University, his JD from Yale Law School, and his AB in Applied Mathematics-Economics from Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude. At Princeton, Ewing was a Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Prize Fellow in the University Center for Human Values.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

David Freedman

Associate Professor

David Freedman is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Law. He earned his LLB at Osgoode before obtaining postgraduate degrees (MA, PhD) at Oxford and Cambridge, respectively. Professor Freedman has taught trusts, wills and estates, estate litigation, civil procedure, and trial advocacy, subjects about which he has published extensively.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Samantha Gordon

Samantha Gordon is a commercial litigator in McMillan LLP’s Toronto office. She has a complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation practice. Samantha has experience in M&A litigation, shareholder disputes, governance issues, proxy contests, complex contract disputes, antitrust class action defence and commercial arbitration. Samantha has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada and all levels of court in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Commercial List. She has also appeared before domestic and international arbitration tribunals.

Sessional Instructor

Kevin R. Gray

Adjunct Lecturer

Kevin R. Gray is an international trade lawyer employed with the Government of Canada. He has worked for 18 years at the Trade Law Bureau in Ottawa , with a focussed practice on WTO dispute settlement, international trade agreement negotiations, and advisory work.  His areas of specialization centers on the relationship between international trading rules and domestic measures including those concerning climate change, sanitary and phyto-sanitary health, intellectual property, Indigenous peoples, and government procurement.

Sessional Instructor

Colin Grey

Associate Professor

Colin Grey joined the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University in 2019. Professor Grey teaches and writes about immigration law, refugee law, and administrative law. In the past he has taught courses in legal theory, international migration law, and an interdisciplinary methods course for doctoral students. At Queen’s he will be developing three online courses for the new Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Bryan Guertin

Adjunct Lecturer

Bryan is an Assistant Crown Attorney at the Durham Region Crown Attorney's Office, practicing criminal litigation. Bryan practices in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice, prosecuting criminal offences ranging from drinking and driving to homicides. 

Sessional Instructor

Debra M Haak

Assistant Professor

Debra Haak teaches criminal law, constitutional law, and insolvency restructuring. She studied political science at Western University and earned an LLB at the University of New Brunswick. She earned an MPhil at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, in international relations and terrorist studies. Dr Haak earned her PhD at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching

Terry Hancock

Adjunct Lecturer

Professor Hancock is Counsel, Judicial Education with the National Judicial Institute in Ottawa . She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa,  a Bachelor of Law degree from Queen's University and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto before embarking on a civil litigation and public law career in Toronto .  Professor Hancock has written on a wide number of topics, including the regulation of telecommunications, LGBTQI2S+ equality, judicial review, and class proceedings.

Sessional Instructor

Lynne Hanson

Assistant Professor

Lynne Hanson teaches in a variety of subjects for Queen's Law, including Torts, Criminal Law, Contracts Law and Legal Skills.
Faculty Members: Teaching

Gail Henderson

Associate Professor

Professor Gail Henderson joined Queen's University Faculty of Law in July 2016. She researches and teaches in the areas of financial regulation, securities regulation, corporate law and contracts. Her research focuses on the concerns and interests of vulnerable financial consumers.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Susan M. Hutton

Adjunct Lecturer

Susan Hutton is a senior partner in the Competition & Foreign Investment Group at Stikeman Elliott LLP. She provides Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous complex mergers and acquisitions.

Sessional Instructor

Ardi Imseis

Associate Professor; Academic Director, International Law Programs

Ardi Imseis is a scholar and practitioner of public international law. He joined the Queen’s Faculty of Law in 2018, following a 12-year career as a UN official in the Middle East, first with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and then with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Since leaving the UN, Imseis has continued to engage in high-level public advocacy on international law, peace and security, including a number of invited addresses to the UN Security Council.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Morgan Jarvis

Adjunct Lecturer

Morgan Jarvis is an instructor in Intellectual Property Law at Queen’s University Faculty of Law

 

Sessional Instructor

Kelly Jordan

Adjunct Lecturer

Kelly is an adjunct Professor at Queen’s University Faculty of Law. Kelly is the Principal Lawyer with Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm in Toronto, Ontario. Kelly practises in the areas of Family and Fertility law, Wills and Estates. She is certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the LSO and is an Accredited Family Mediator (OAFM). Her particular expertise is in family law issues pertaining to the gay and lesbian community and assisted human reproduction. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys. She was co-counsel on Baker v.

Sessional Instructor

Lanny Kamin

Adjunct Lecturer

Lanny Kamin is an instructor in Trial Advocacy - Civil at the Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Joshua Karton

Associate Dean (Graduate Studies and Program Development), Associate Professor

Joshua Karton teaches and writes about international arbitration, comparative and international contract law, uniform law, globalization and law, international legal theory, and sociological analysis of law. His writing explores what happens when private actors from different backgrounds—legal, cultural, and linguistic—meet in the international legal arena.
Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Lisa Kelly

Associate Professor

Lisa M. Kelly is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, where she teaches criminal law and evidence. She studied history and political science at the University of British Columbia (B.A) and is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (J.D.) and Harvard Law School (S.J.D.), where she was a Trudeau Scholar. Kelly’s doctoral dissertation – Governing the Child: Parental Authority, State Power, and the School in North America – analyzed legal struggles over race and school discipline from the late-nineteenth century through the present.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Lisa Kerr

Associate Professor

Lisa Kerr teaches courses on criminal law, evidence, sentencing and prison law and she serves as the Director of the Criminal Law Group at Queen's Law.  Professor Kerr's publications can be found 

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Mohamed Khimji

David Allgood Professor in Business Law; Professor

Mohamed Khimji is the inaugural holder of the David Allgood Professorship in Business Law.  He has also served in a number of senior leadership roles at Queen's Law, including as Director of the Queen’s Business Law Program, Associate Dean for Academic Policy, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies.  His strategic academic leadership has been instrumental in advancing the Faculty's academic goals and objectives. 

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Alyssa King

Assistant Professor

Alyssa King studies courts and comparative procedure, with a focus on issues of adjudicator role and borrowing of procedural rules. She is particularly interested in access to justice and in the intersection of normative systems through mechanisms such as federalism, arbitration, and the reception of international law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Dhaman Kissoon

Dhaman Kissoon is an instructor in Racism & Canadian Legal Culture at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Erik S. Knutsen

Professor

Erik S. Knutsen's areas of academic interest include insurance law, tort, health law and medical liability, civil procedure and the civil litigation system. He earned an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a B.A. (Hons.) from Lakehead University.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Will Kymlicka

Will Kymlicka is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University, where he has taught since 1998. He has published eight books and over 200 articles, which have been translated into 32 languages, and has received several awards.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Kathleen Lahey

Professor, Queen's National Scholar, and Patricia Monture Distinguished University Professor

Kathleen Lahey is Professor and Queen's National Scholar, Faculty of Law, Queen's University, Co-director, Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s, and cross-appointed to the Queen’s Gender Studies and Cultural Studies departments.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Nicolas Lamp

Associate Professor; Associate Academic Director, International Law Programs

Nicolas Lamp joined the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University as an Assistant Professor in 2014. In 2020, he was cross-appointed to the Queen’s School of Policy Studies. He also serves as the Academic Director of the International Law Programs, an eight-week summer course that Queen’s Law offers at Bader College at Herstmonceux castle in England during the summer term. Since 2019, he has also been the Director of the Annual Queen’s Institute on Trade Policy, a professional training course for Canadian trade officials that is hosted by the Queen’s School of Policy Studies.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Michael Landell

Instructor: Law and Policy in the Cannabis Industry

Sessional Instructor

Rachel Law

Rachel Law is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University. Rachel received both her undergraduate degree and her Juris Doctor from Queen’s. She is now a staff lawyer at a Community Legal Clinic.
Sessional Instructor

Shirley Levitan

Adjunct Lecturer

Shirley has been practicing law in Toronto since 1988, with an emphasis on family law since 1991, incorporating fertility law in 1996. She is a member of the Bars of Ontario (1988) and New York State (1991). She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in 1981 and her law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1987. She obtained her mediation certification from the Law Society of Ontario (formerly, the Law Society of Upper Canada), and has had extensive training in collaborative practice in the context of divorce and separation.

Sessional Instructor

Richard Lindgren

Richard Lindgren, B.A. (w.Dist.), LL.B., is a staff lawyer at the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), which is a specialty legal aid clinic based in Toronto. After graduating from Queen’s Faculty of Law, he joined CELA in 1986 and represents individuals, public interest groups, and First Nations before tribunals and in trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. His casework focuses on air and water pollution, environmental rights, environmental assessment, and administrative and constitutional law.

Sessional Instructor

Anastasia M Lintner

Anastasia M Lintner is a passionate public interest environmental advocate specializing in environmental assessment, conservation and water law, and Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.
Sessional Instructor

Jacob Mantle

Jacob is an international trade lawyer representing both Canadian and international clients in customs, anti-dumping and countervailing duty, procurement, and investment dispute litigation. Jacob provides advice to businesses on customs compliance, controlled goods, procurement, economic sanctions, and export controls, and to government clients on free trade agreements and WTO matters.
Sessional Instructor

Mary-Jo Maur

Associate Professor

Professor Maur teaches teaches courses in family law and dispute resolution. Her research has focused on how the family law procedural system can better serve all parties in a family law dispute. She is a frequent invited presenter at a variety of top-level national legal fora, including the National Family Law Program and the National Judicial Institute. Professor Maur has twice been given the Law Students’ Society Teaching Excellence Award.

Faculty Members: Teaching

Kevin McElcheran

Adjunct Lecturer

Kevin McElcheran is an instructor in Contemporary Topics in Law: Insolvency Risk in Business Law at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Karla McGrath

Assistant Dean, JD and Graduate Legal Studies (Acting) ,Executive Director, Queen's Law Clinics and Director, Family Law Clinic

Originally from Newfoundland and raised in Nunavut and Labrador, Karla McGrath is a graduate of Carleton University (BA, 1988), the University of Kentucky College of Law in Lexington, Kentucky (JD, 1996) and of Queen’s Law (LL.M., 2013). Following completion of an accreditation year and articles, Karla was called to the bar in both Ontario and New York in 2000.

Administration
Sessional Instructor
Staff

John McIntyre

Adjunct Lecturer

John McIntyre is a healthcare lawyer working at his own firm, McIntyre Szabo PC. Prior to this he was a judicial law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (2015-2016) and an associate in the health law group of BLG, a large national law firm (2016-2022). John is a proud 2014 Queen's Law alumni and recently obtained his Masters of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland (2022) with a certificate in LGBTQ Public Health. John has been recognized as “One to Watch” by the Best Lawyers in Canada for the last three years.
 

Sessional Instructor

Justice Don McLeod

Sessional Instructor

Cherie Metcalf

Associate Dean (Research), Professor

Cherie Metcalf is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University in the Faculty of Law and the Department of Economics (cross-appointment). She completed her undergraduate degree at Queen’s before earning postgraduate degrees in Economics (MA, PhD) at the University of British Columbia, later returning to Queen’s to obtain her LLB. Following completion of her LL.B., she clerked at the Federal Court of Appeal and for former Justice Ian Binnie at the Supreme Court of Canada. She then completed her LLM at Yale on a Fulbright scholarship before joining the faculty. 

Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Justice Graeme Mew

Justice Graeme Mew was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) in 2013, and has been a resident judge in Kingston since 2016.  He has been a sessional instructor at Queen’s since 2018, teaching International Sports Law and guest lecturing on advocacy, legal ethics and criminal law.  For the 2022-23 academic year, he was Jurist in Residence at Queen’s Law, on leave from the Court.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, Justice Mew was a member of the bars of England & Wales, Ontario and British Columbia.

Sessional Instructor

Pooja Mihailovich

Pooja Mihailovich specializes in advising on tax litigation and dispute resolution matters. She has appeared in significant cases at all levels of Court, and routinely represents clients in disputes before the Canadian tax authorities. In addition to tax controversy matters, her practice also includes advising on general corporate tax matters, and on Canadian tax issues particular to insurance organizations.

Sessional Instructor

Oluwatobiloba Moody

Assistant Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in International Economic Law

Oluwatobiloba Moody, PhD’16, began his academic appointment at Queen's Law on January 1, 2022. Since receiving his doctorate, he has advised Canada’s federal and provincial governments on key intellectual property policy initiatives, and has overseen the establishment of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO's) first external office in Sub-Saharan Africa . 

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Jennifer Ng

Adjunct Lecturer

Jennifer Ng is a lawyer with Templeman LLP in Kingston, Ontario. Practicing in all areas of general civil litigation, she has recent experience in defamation and summary SLAPP motions, summary judgment motions, contested estates matters, contract disputes and resolution of land and property conflicts. She also acts as prosecutor in the Ontario. 

Jennifer was admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 2014 and joined Templeman LLP in 2015 after articling and practicing intellectual property litigation at an international law firm.  

Sessional Instructor

Phil Osanic

Assistant Professor

Professor Philip M. Osanic has been teaching at Queen's Law (""Appellate Advocacy"") as well as Queen's University's Smith School of Business since 2003.  He has been a practicing lawyer and member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario for more than 30 years now.  Areas of legal practice these days include Contract Law, Tort Law (Professional Responsibility and Medical Malpractice) as well as Intellectual Property Law.

Sessional Instructor

Fatih Öztürk

Professor Öztürk was born and raised in Istanbul. He is Associate Professor in Constitutional Law at Istanbul University, Faculty of Law.  He is currently working on public participation in constitution making, and application of check and balances in presidential systems. He holds an L.L.B from Istanbul University, Turkey, an L.L.M from California Western University, USA and an L.L.M from Queens University in Canada in 2005. He completed his Ph.D. in Istanbul University, Turkey.
Sessional Instructor
Visiting Faculty

Bruce Pardy

Professor

Bruce Pardy is a wandering hedgehog who digs around in environmental law, energy policy, property and tort theory, constitutional rights and freedoms, university governance, free markets and the rule of law. He practiced civil litigation on Bay Street, taught at law schools in NZ and the US, and served for almost a decade on the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Patricia Peppin

Professor

Professor Peppin is currently working on images of inequality in prescription drug advertisements, and on innovation in the pharmaceutical field and its impact on women’s health.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Michael Pratt

Professor

Michael G Pratt is an Associate Professor of Law, cross-appointed to Philosophy, at Queen’s University. He studied at the University of Toronto, where he earned his BSc and, following an LLB from Osgoode, his LLM. He later obtained a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Benjamin J. Richardson

A global specialist in environmental law, a Professor Benjamin J. Richardson is based at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He previously held a Canada Research Chair in Environmental Law at the University of British Columbia, and earlier was a Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.
Sessional Instructor
Visiting Faculty

Darryl Robinson

Professor

Darryl Robinson was a Hauser Scholar at New York University School of Law (LLM International Legal Studies), where he received the Jerome Lipper Award for outstanding achievement in international law.  Prior to that, he was the Gold Medalist at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, where he was a President's National Scholar.

He articled at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Toronto and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for Justice John Major.

Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Ben Snow

Adjunct Lecturer

Ben Snow is an instructor in Trial Advocacy - Criminal at Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Ben practices criminal litigation as an Assistant Crown Attorney at the Scarborough Crown Attorney's Office. Prior to that, he completed clerkships at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and Supreme Court of Canada and worked as an associate at a prominent criminal defence firm.

Sessional Instructor

Martin Sorensen

Martin Sorensen is a Senior Director in the Tax Legislation Division of the federal Department of Finance.  Prior to that, Martin spent more than 25 years as a student, associate and partner in the Tax Department of Bennett Jones LLP, a prominent national law firm.  Martin has taught Tax and Corporate Tax at Queen’s University’s Faculty of Law for a number of years, and is a contributing editor of Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts, 6th Edition (Thomson Reuters).  He is also a former member of the Executive Committee and Board of Governors of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and is the former Chair of the Tax Section of the Ontario Bar Association.
Sessional Instructor

Justice Stratas

Justice Stratas is an instructor in Legal Writing & Written Advocacy at the Queen's University Faculty of Law.

Sessional Instructor

Don Stuart

Don Stuart was appointed to Queen’s in 1975. One of Canada's leading figures in Criminal Law, he has authored several books and continues to edit Criminal Law Reports as well as teaching at Queen's as a professor emeritus following his retirement in 2018.  
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Christine Sypnowich, Professor, Philosophy Department Head, Cross Appointed to Faculty of Law

Christine Sypnowich's research and teaching focusses on political philosophy, jurisprudence and feminism. She studied at the University of Toronto and did her D.Phil. as a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford. Before coming to Queen’s in 1990 as a Queen’s National Scholar, she taught in Europe at the Universities of Oxford, Leeds and Leiden and in North America at the University of California, San Diego, and York University. In 2001-2002 Christine Sypnowich was a Visiting Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and at the Oxford Centre for Ethics and the Philosophy of Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Gregory Tardi

Adjunct Lecturer

Gregory Tardi, DJur., is the instructor for the 2021-2022 version of the course on Election Law. He is a former federal public servant and the author of several books on Political Law and Election Law.
Sessional Instructor

Jean Thomas

Associate Professor

Jean Thomas is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Law. She is joint convenor of the Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Master of Arts in English Literature and a Juris Doctor, as well as of New York University, with a Master of Laws and a doctorate in law. Prior to joining Queen’s, Professor Thomas was a Post-doctoral Fellow at Stanford University’s McCoy Center for Ethics in Society and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

David Tice

David Tice is an adjunct lecturer teaching Advanced Criminal Law.

David attended Queen’s Law and graduated with an LL.B. in 2004. He began his legal career at Greenspan Partners working with Edward Greenspan, Q.C. as trial and appellate Counsel. While at Greenspan Partners David’s law practice focused on the defence of complex white-collar criminal litigation, extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance matters, and quasi-criminal litigation. He appeared at every level of Court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Sessional Instructor

Ashwini Vasanthakumar

Associate Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in Legal and Political Philosophy

Ashwini Vasanthakumar is an Associate Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in Legal and Political Philosophy at Queen’s Law School. She holds an A.B from Harvard; an M.A from the University of Toronto; a J.D from Yale Law School; and a DPhil from Oxford, where she studied as a Canadian Rhodes Scholar. 

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Mark Walters

Professor

Professor Walters is recognized as one of Canada’s leading scholars in public and constitutional law, legal history and legal theory. He has researched and published extensively in these areas, with a special emphasis on the rights of Indigenous peoples, institutional structures and the history of legal ideas. His work on the rights of Indigenous peoples, focused on treaty relations between the Crown and Canada’s Indigenous nations, has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as by courts in Australia and New Zealand. 

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Christopher S. Waters

Adjunct Lecturer, Law 207/707 - International Law

Christopher Waters was born in Hamilton, Ontario.  In 1973, following an unanticipated early departure from secondary school, he enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces and spent the next 28 years in a variety of roles and appointments in the Army.  He participated in exercises and operations in Canada and in Australia, Norway, Germany and Cyprus.  He was initially trained and employed as a reconnaissance patrolman, an anti-tank guided missile gunner and, after having earned an officer’s commission, was employed as an armoured reconnaissance troop leader, an armoured squadron c

Sessional Instructor

Julia Webster

Sessional Instructor

Julia Webster

Julia is a disputes and regulatory lawyer with experience in foreign corrupt practices and international trade. She advises Canadian and international businesses on corporate commercial disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, anti-corruption laws, and political law.
Sessional Instructor

Jacob Weinrib

Associate Professor

Jacob Weinrib is an Assistant Professor at the Queen’s Faculty of Law. He graduated from the Combined JD/PhD Program in Law and Philosophy at the University of Toronto, where he studied as a Vanier Scholar and received the David Savan Dissertation Prize. Before joining Queen’s, he held a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the New York University School of Law as a Global Hauser Research Fellow in the Center for Constitutional Transitions (2013-4) and as a Dworkin-Balzan Fellow in the Center for Law and Philosophy (2014-2015). Weinrib is the author of Dimensions of Dignity: The Theory and Practice of Modern Constitutional Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Scott Wilkie

Scott Wilkie is a Distinguished Professor of Practice at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and also a Senior Counsel at the law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. He is widely published and has lectured and taught in many areas of taxation, notably international taxation and tax policy. He is also a co-director of the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional LL.M. in Tax Law and teaches a course in trade and tax policy called WTO and Tax Policy at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Austria, in the LL.M. program in international tax law. Professor Wilkie is the most recent former vice-chair of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association, and formerly has served as president of the Canadian branch of the International Fiscal Association, a governor and chair of the Canadian Tax Foundation, chair of the Tax Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), joint chair of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the CBA and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (now Canadian Professional Accountants), and co-chair of the Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law.
Sessional Instructor

William (Bill) Wu

Adjunct Lecturer

William (Bill) Wu is a lawyer at the firm McMillan LLP with a wide practice in competition law and international trade law. Bill’s competition law practice encompasses the full range of competition law matters, including merger reviews, supplementary information requests, competition litigation, internal investigations, cartel defence and class actions.
Sessional Instructor

Robert Yalden

Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance

Robert Yalden is the inaugural holder of the Stephen Sigurdson Professorship in Corporate Law and Finance. Prior to joining Queen’s Law in 2018, Robert was a senior partner with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and an Adjunct Professor with McGill Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research