Maureen Irish, Professor Emerita

Professor Irish has written on trade and development, WTO law, climate change, regionalism, Canada-US trade, international business transactions and customs tariff law. Dr. Irish served on dispute settlement panels under the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement. She continues to research and publish.

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
  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Property
  • Statutory Interpretation

Key Works

  • "The Review of International Commercial Arbitral Awards and the New York Convention: Breaking the Link to Administrative Law" (2021) 52:2 Ottawa Law Review 157-203
  • "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
  • "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)