Bill Flanagan holds a B.A. (English and Philosophy) from Carleton University (1982), a J.D. from the University of Toronto (1985), a D.E.A. in international economic law from Paris I (Université Paris I-Sorbonne) (1986), and an LL.M. from Columbia University (1989). He joined the Faculty of Law at Queen's University in 1991 and served as Dean of Law for 14 years, from 2005 to 2019. He was a law clerk for the Hon. Justice Estey of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1986-87.
His teaching interests include International Economic Law, Business Associations, and Property Law. His scholarly work spans a number of areas, including property law, corporate law and international trade law. He served as Co-Chair of the Queen's Annual Business Law Symposium from 1998-2005.
In 2001, he founded the Faculty’s International Law Program, offered each spring at the Queen’s University Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceaux Castle in the UK. The program offers a range of courses in public international law and international business law, including study trips to major international organizations in The Hague, Paris and Geneva.
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