Joost Blom, Q.C.
B.A. UBC 1967; LL.B. UBC 1970; B.C.L. (Oxon.) 1972 LL.M. (Harv.) 1996
Joost Blom joined the Faculty of Law in 1972, served as Associate Dean 1982-85, and was Dean 1997-2003. He has been a Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (1981), Part-time Lecturer at the University of Victoria (1979-81), Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Trier (Germany) (1996), and Senior Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne (2006). Professor Blom's research and writing have been concentrated in the areas of Contracts and Torts, focusing on the relationship between them; in Conflict of Laws (Private International Law); and in Comparative Law. He served as President of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers 1983-84. He is currently (to Dec. 2011) an elected Bencher of the Law Society of B.C. He has served as Chair (1996-97) of the Board and Treasurer (1995-96 and 2004-06) of the Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C., and he continues on the Board. He has regularly given presentations in the Society's courses. He is Chair of the Mackenzie King Scholarship Board of Trustees and a Membre Titulaire of the International Academy of Comparative Law. He was awarded the designation of Queen’s Counsel (for B.C.) in 1985.
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Publications listed on the UBC Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database