The Honourable Nicholas Kasirer

Justice Nicholas Kasirer graduated from McGill University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Laws, following a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. In 1986, he completed postgraduate studies in International Law at Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). After clerking for the Honourable Jean Beetz of the Supreme Court of Canada, he became a member of the Barreau du Québec in 1987. From 1989 to 2009, Justice Kasirer was a professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, where he taught in several fields, including the law of obligations, property law and family law, in both civil and common law. Justice Kasirer held the James McGill Chair in law from 2002 to 2009 and directed the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law from 1996 to 2003. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University from 2003 to 2009. In 2009, he was appointed Justice of the Court of Appeal of Quebec and, in 2019, puisné justice at the Supreme Court of Canada. In 2006, he was elected Titular Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (Paris) and, in 2008, elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2012, the Université de Sherbrooke awarded him an honourary doctorate in law.

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