Maureen Irish, Professor Emerita

Professor Irish publishes regularly on trade and development, WTO law, climate change, regionalism, NAFTA, and Canadian customs tariff law. Dr. Irish has served on dispute settlement panels under the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement. 

Classes Taught

  • International Economic Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Canada-United States Legal Issues
  • Transportation Law
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Conflicts (Private International Law)
  • Public International Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Commercial Law
  • Property
  • Statutory Interpretation

Key Works

  • "Development, Reciprocity and the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement" (2017) 14/1 Manchester Journal of International Economic Law 50-68
  • "Renewable Energy and Trade: Interpreting Against Fragmentation" (2013) 51 Canadian Yearbook of International Law 217-58
  • "Least-Developed Countries, Climate Change and Trade" (2012) The Law and Development Review, vol 5, no 2, Article 2
  • "Regulatory Convergence, Security and Global Administrative Law in Canada-United States Trade" (2009) 12 Journal of International Economic Law 333-55
  • "Objectivity and Statutory Interpretation: End Use in the Canadian Customs Tariff" (2008) 46 Canadian Yearbook of International Law 3-53
  • "GSP Tariffs and Conditionality: A Comment on EC-Preferences" (2007) 41/4 Journal of World Trade 683-98
  • Customs Valuation in Canada (Don Mills: CCH Canadian Limited, 1985)