More good news, just in time for the holiday season! We are delighted to welcome Thomas S. Harrison to our Robson Crim team. We pride ourselves on our interdisciplinary approach, both within law, and between cognate disciplines. Thomas S. Harrison brings expertise in legal ethics and professional responsibility and will round out our portfolio in this regard.
Thomas S. Harrison is a lawyer, Director of the Canadian Association of Legal Ethics and an adjunct Assistant Professor at Queen’s University’s Faculty of Law (Kingston). His 2016 doctoral dissertation examined ‘independence’ for lawyers and judges in Canada’s legal system (Queen’s, Ph.D.). Thomas articled at Ontario’s Divisional Court (2002) and later served as legal counsel to several organizations, including Ontario Superior Court’s Office of the Chief Justice, the provincial Attorney General and at the Federation of Law Societies.
He has contributed to numerous publications as an author and editor, including his recent 2017 article in the Manitoba Law Journal, “A Sign of Things to Come? Legal and Policy Issues Raised by the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in Green v Law Society of Manitoba”. His current research interests focus on public law, professionalism, legal history, constitutional and administrative law.