Richard Janda

Associate ProfessorRichard Janda
Associate Member, Bieler School of Environment

3674 Peel Street
Room 301
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1W9

514-398-5097 [Office]
richard.janda [at] (Email)


Professor Janda teaches extracontractual obligations, business associations, administrative process and environmental law. A former clerk to Justices Le Dain and Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada, he was also Director of the Center for the Study of Regulated Industries at McGill University.

He is currently leading the Myko project (, which explores how to connect everyone to the environmental footprint of their choices in real time. He has written, among other things, on corporate social responsibility, digital law, and theories of justice.


  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 1997-
  • Resident Member, Institute of Comparative Law and Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
  • Member, Advisory Board, International Journal of Telecommunications Law and Policy
  • Director, Centre for the Study of Regulated Industries, McGill University, 1994-1999
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 1989-1997
  • Clerk to Mr. Justice Gerald E. Le Dain and Mr. Justice Peter Cory, Supreme Court of Canada, 1988-1989
  • Visiting Research Associate, McGill University Faculty of Law, 1987-1988

Recent contributions to the media


  • LL.M. (Columbia) 1987
  • B.C.L. (McGill) 1985
  • LL.B. (McGill) 1985
  • B.A. (Toronto) 1981

Areas of Interest

Administrative process, environmental law, economic regulation, business associations, competition law, economic regulation, air transport regulation.

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