Service

Outside of the University

NON-ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Member of the Board of the National Judicial Institute, Canada, 2016-
  • Independent Advisory Board on Senate Nominations (federal member, advising the Prime Minister) 2015-
  • Forum québécois sur l’accessibilité à la justice, 2015-
  • Table de la justice (Québec), 2015-
  • Comité des sages sur la réforme de l’École du Barreau du Québec, 2015-
  • Comité de la formation professionnelle, Barreau du Québec, 2017-
  • Comité de la formation des avocats (Québec), 2014-2016
  • Moderator of the Parliamentary meeting with new Supreme Court Appointee Malcom Rowe, October 25, 2016.
  • Appointed Amicus Curie of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Reference on the Reform of the Senate, 2013. Written argument September 17, 2013. Oral argument November 14, 2013.
  • Member of the Legal Education Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Task Force on Legal Futures, 2013-2014
  • Member of the Approval Committee for Common Law Degrees, Federation of Law Societies, 2012-2014
  • Member of the Committee on Judicial Leaves, Canadian Judicial Council, 2011-2016
  • Membre du conseil des gouverneurs, Association du Jeune Barreau de Montréal, 2009-2016
  • Expert retenu par le Commissaire à la magistrature pour la préparation du candidat désigné à la Cour suprême du Canada, 2007 et 2011
  • Special Counsel, Iacobucci Inquiry 2007-2009
  • Secretary of the Board of Governors, National Judicial Institute of Canada (2002-2004)
  • Member of the Board of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (2001-2005)
  • President of the Comité d’orientation des programmes, Fondation du Barreau du Québec 1998- 2002, 2004-2006
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec, 1997-2002

 

ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Comité scientifique, Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po, Paris), 2017-
  • Comité scientifique – Conférence nationale de 2017 sur la Cour suprême du Canada, 2016-
  • External Audit, HEC Paris, October 2016
  • Faculty of Law Unit Review, Queen’s University, Kingston, October 2015
  • Visiting committee appointed by the Board of Overseers, Harvard University, April 2014
  • Faculty of Law External Review, Dalhousie University, May 2013
  • Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (elected), 2012-present
  • Member of the International Association for Procedural Law (elected), 2011-present
  • Directeur externe de la collection Droit, Sciences Po, Paris, 2011-present
  • Directeur du programme scientifique du congrès mondial de l’AHJUCAF, Ottawa, juin 2010
  • Comité de direction scientifique, Programme de Reims, Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), 2009- 2012
  • Membre du comité des doyens des facultés de droit du Québec, 2009-, Président 2011-2016
  • Member, Council of Canadian Law Deans, 2009-2013; Chair, 2014-2016
  • External Evaluation, full professorship application (University of Toronto) 2009
  • Président du Jury, Prix Walter Owen 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Member of the National Board of Governors and Quebec Regional Chair, Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, 2005-present
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Class Action Defence Quarterly, 2005-2011
  • Project Director, Russian Civil Law Reform Project (funded by CIDA), (2001-2002)
  • Consultant on the reform of the Civil Code and the Code of Civil Procedure for the Ministry of Justice in Eritrea, 2001-2002
  • Jury des bourses, Fonds FCAR, 2001
  • Jury des subventions aux publications scientifiques FQRSC 2008
  • Substantive Law Director, Chinese Judges Training Programme, (in a consortium funded by CIDA, with Université de Montréal and Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice) 1999- 2001
  • Curriculum Committee, Chinese Judges Training Programme, 1998- 2001
  • External Evaluation, tenure application L.S.U. (Baton Rouge, U.S.A.) 1998
  • External Evaluation, Killam Fellowship, 1998
  • Président of the Association québécoise de droit comparé 1997-99, Past Président 1999-2000
  • Member of the jury of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec, 1996-97
  • Committee of Experts on bilingualism and bijuralism, Justice Canada, 1995-97
  • External Evaluation, tenure application, University of Toronto 1996
  • Secretary of the Association Henri Capitant (Québec) 1994-1997, Board of Directors 1998-present
  • Member of the Quebec Bar Sub-Committee on Obligations, and the Sub-Committee on Successions for the Revision of the Civil Code of Quebec (1992-94)
  • Secretary of the Association des professeurs de droit du Québec, 1986

 

Within the University

  • Principal’s Task Force on Developing an Academic Vision and Mission for the Potential Acquisition of RVH, 2015
  • Committee on Academic Salary Compensation, 2015-16
  • University Prizes and Awards Steering Committee, 2014 –2015
  • Co-Chair, McGill University Centraide Campaign 2014, 2015
  • Senate Steering Committee 2014-16
  • VP Finance and Administration’s Steering Committee on Integrated Budget Process, 2012-2014
  • Provost’s Committee on Innovative Pedagogy, 2012-2014
  • Provost’s Committee on Activity Based Budgeting, 2011-2014
  • Steering Committee of the Strategic Reframing Initiative, member 2011- 2013
  • Report on the Events of November 2011
  • Member of University Senate, 2009-2016
  • Chair of University Appeals Committee, 2007-2009
  • Academic Planning and Priorities Committee, 2005-2008
  • Advisory Committee for the Selection of a Dean of Law 1998-99
  • Joint Senate-Board Subcommittee on Race Relations 1995-98
  • Committee on Student Affairs 1995-1998
  • Honorary Degrees and Convocations Committee 1992-99
  • Jury Member for University Entrance Scholarships 1994-98
  • University Vice-Marshall 1992-1999
  • Advisory Committee to Select a Dean of Law 1988
  • Secretary of the Wainwright Trust 1987-1991

 

Within the Faculty

  • Dean, March 1, 2010- June 30, 2016
  • Interim Dean, July 2009-March 2010
  • Chair, Staff Appointments Committee 2006-2009
  • Convenor, Meredith Lectures 2009
  • Convenor, Round Table on Transystemic Teaching 2006 and 2007
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Grading and Ranking, 2001-2002
  • Tenure and Promotions Committee, 2001-2002, 2005, 2007, 2008
  • Curriculum Committee, 2001-2002
  • Planning Committee and Drafter of Proposal, Institute of European Studies, 1999
  • Coordinator, Gaius project (Canada Europe Consortium) 1999- 2002
  • Mini-Law Seminars 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Coordinator, North American Consortium on Legal Education 1999-2002
  • Graduate Studies Committee 1998-2005
  • Legal Theory Workshop Convenor, 1998-99
  • Organizing Committee, Meredith Memorial Lectures, 1998-99
  • Chair of the Implementation of the New Curriculum 1998-99
  • Faculty Appointments Committee 1998-99, 2005 -2006
  • Sub-group on the Teaching of Private Law (1996-97)
  • Editorial Board of the Mélanges Crépeau 1996-97
  • Student Exchange Committee 1995- 1998
  • Academic Evaluation Committee, member 1995-1998, Chair 1993-1995, member 2005
  • Ad Hoc Curriculum Review Committee, 1995-98
  • Curriculum Committee 1995-98, 1992
  • Law/MBA Liaison 1995-98
  • Law/Social Work Liaison 1995-1998
  • Organizing Committee, F.R.Scott Conference 1995-96
  • Educational Equity Committee 1995-96
  • Academic Advisor, Pierre-Basile Mignault mooting competition (1991, 1993-95)
  • Prizes and Scholarships Committee, 1994
  • Ad Hoc Committee on the National Programme 1991-92
  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Language Policy 1991-92
  • Organizing Committee, Meredith Memorial Lectures, 1986
  • Admissions Committee, 1985-1991
  • Law and You Seminars 1985-1997

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