Paul B. Miller

Associate Professor

3690 Peel Street
Room 107
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1W9

514-398-6271 [office]
paul [dot] miller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Paul Miller

Curriculum vitae: Paul Miller - Academic CV [.pdf] (Oct. 2016)
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Paul B. Miller is Associate Professor of Law at McGill University. A graduate of Cambridge University (M.Phil.) and the University of Toronto (M.A., J.D., & Ph.D.), Professor Miller is a private law theorist whose work focuses on philosophical questions in fiduciary law, trust law, and corporate law.

Before joining McGill, Professor Miller taught at Queen’s University and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Ian Binnie of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Professor Miller is a co-founder and co-organizer of two academic conferences in his fields - the annual North American Workshop on Private Law Theory, and the annual Fiduciary Law Workshop.  He is also routinely involved in the organization of colloquia, workshops, and conferences at McGill and elsewhere.

With Andrew Gold, Professor Miller is editor of Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2016). With Evan Criddle, Andrew Gold and Gordon Smith, he is authoring a casebook - Fiduciary Law: Cases and Materials – for Aspen Publishers. The casebook will be the first of its kind to present fiduciary law as an integrated field of study. Prof. Miller is also currently co-editing, with Evan Criddle and Robert Sitkoff, The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law.

Miller’s work been published in journals including the William and Mary Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, McGill Law Journal, and Osgoode Hall Law Journal, as well as in edited collections published by Routledge, Oxford University Press, and Cambridge University Press.

Upcoming Events

Co-organizer, Workshop: Fiduciary Government, UCLA School of Law, June 2017.

Co-organizer, Conference: Fiduciary Law: Charting the Field, Harvard Law School, November 2017.

Co-organizer, Workshop: Fiduciaries and Trust: Ethics, Politics, Economics and Law, Melbourne Law School, December 2018.

Work in Progress

“Equity as Supplemental Law,” for D Klimchuk, I Samet, and HE Smith, eds., Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity (Oxford UP).

“Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise,” for J Yockey and B Means, eds., The Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Cambridge UP).

“The Identification of Fiduciary Relationships,” for EJ Criddle, PB Miller, and RH Sitkoff, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law (Oxford UP).