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Armand de Mestral

Professor emeritus
Jean Monnet Chair in the Law of International Economic Integration

2001 McGill College Ave
Suite 750, room 26
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1G1

514.398.6643 [Office]
armand [dot] de_mestral [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

      

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Biography

Professor de Mestral, C.M., has taught constitutional law, law of the sea, public international law, international trade law, international arbitration, and the law of the European Community, and public international air law. His current research interest is the law of international economic integration. He has prepared books, articles and studies in English and French on international trade law and on Canadian comparative and constitutional law and international law. He has served on WTO and NAFTA dispute settlement and arbitration tribunals. He was made Member of the Order of Canada in December 2007.

In December 2014, he was appointed a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Education

LL.D. (Honoris causa) (Université de Lyon, 1995; Kwansei Gakuin, 2002)

LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1967-1968

B.C.L., McGill University, 1966

A.B. magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1963

Employment

Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2010-

Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 1976-2010

Jean Monnet Chair in the Law of International Economic Integration, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 2003-

Acting Director, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University, 1998-August 2002

Director, Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University, 1984-89

President, Canadian Red Cross Society, October 1999-2001

Rédacteur associé : Annuaire canadien de droit international/Canadian Yearbook of International Law, 1990-2011

Member of the Bar of the Province of Quebec, 1967-

Areas of Interest

International trade law, law of regional economic integration, European Community law, Canadian and comparative constitutional law, international environmental law, international humanitarian and human rights.