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Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law, University of Windsor

Jeff Berryman is a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, Canada, where he has been for the past 30 years. In addition, he is an honourary Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, N.Z. A specialist in remedies, he has also taught contract law and restitution. He is the author of The Law of Equitable Remedies 2nd ed. (Irwin Publishing – Essentials of Canadian Law series) and is the co-ordinating editor and contributing author of Berryman et al, Remedies: Cases and Materials now in its 8th ed. (Emond Montgomery). His many published articles have appeared in journals in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The United States, and England. He has advised the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, Ontario Law Reform Commission, and the Federal Court of Canada. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.


  • 2016–present
    Associate Vice President, Academic, University of Windsor
  • 1995–present
    Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law, University of Windsor
  • 2005–2014
    Professor of Law (fractional appointment), University of Auckland
  • 1985–1995
    Associate Professor, University of Windsor
  • 1990–1995
    Dean of Law, University of Windsor
  • 1981–1985
    Assistant Professor, University of Windsor


  • 1981 
    Dalhousie University, LLM (Dist)
  • 1978 
    University of Auckland, MJur (Dist)
  • 1977 
    University of Auckland, LLB (Hons)


  • 2019
    Remedies for Contract Breach in Canada”, chapter prepared for David Campbell and Roger Halson eds. Research Handbook in Private Law Remedies, Edward Elgar
  • 2019
    Equity in the Age of the Internet: Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc, Intellectual Property Journal
  • 2018
    “Remedies for Breach of Privacy in Canada” in Jason NE Varuhas and Nicole Moreham eds. Remedies for Breach of Privacy , Hart Publishing
  • 2017
    “Making Amends by Apologising for Defamatory Publications – Developments in the 21st Century”, with Robyn Carroll in Kit Barker, Ross Grantham, and Karen Fairweather ed. Private Law in the Twenty First Century , Hart Publishing
  • 2017
    Mitigation, Apology, and the Quantification of Non-Pecuniary Damages, Onati Socio-Legal Studies
  • 2016
    “Non-pecuniary Damages for Personal Injury: A Reflection on the Canadian Experience”. In Eoin Quill and Raymond Friel eds. Damages and Compensation Culture , Hart Publishing
  • 2015
    “Disgorgement of Profits in Canada” with Lionel Smith, in E. Hondius and A. Janssen eds. Disgorgement of Profits , Springer
  • 2015
    The Centrality of Irreparable Harm in Interlocutory Injunctions, Intellectual Property Journal
  • 2014
    Injunctions contra mundum: The Ultimate Weapon in Containment, Intellectual Property Journal
  • 2014
    Coercive Relief: Reflections on Supervision and Enforcement Restraints, University of Western Australia Law Review
  • 2013
    “Cy-Pres as a Class Action Remedy – Justly Maligned or Just Misunderstood?”, with Robyn Carroll, in Kit Barker and Darryn Jensen eds. Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law , Cambridge University Press
  • 2013
    Equitable Remedies (2nd ed.), Irwin Publishing
  • 2013
    Mitigation, Specific Performance and the Property Developer: A Case Comment on Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic School Board, Alberta Law Review
  • 2013
    “Specific Performance and Real Property Contracts: A Canadian Tale”, in Francois Lichere and Russell Weaver eds., Remedies and Property , Presses Universitaries D’Aix-Marseille
  • 2012
    The Concept of Equity’s Maxims in Canadian Jurisprudence, Ottawa Law Review
  • 2011
    Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink: Behavioural Modification, Cy-pres Distributions and Class Actions”, in Jasminka Kalajdzic ed., Accessing Justice: Appraising Class Actions Ten Years After Dutton, Hollick & Rumley, LexisNexis
  • 2010
    “Class Actions (Representative Proceedings) and the Exercise of the Cy-Pres Doctrine: Time for Improved Scrutiny” in J. Berryman and R. Bigwood, The Law of Remedies: New Directions in the Common Law, , Irwin Law
  • 2010
    The Law of Remedies: A Prospectus for Teaching and Scholarship, Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal

Professional Memberships

  • Admitted Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • Member Law Society of Ontario