Western Law

Robinson, Q.C., J. Michael

BA (English and Philosophy) UWO 1961; LLB (JD) UofT 1964; Q.C. 1983


The instructor is J. Michael Robinson, Q.C. a Canadian (Toronto) domestic and international business law practitioner with 44 years experience. Mr. Robinson is also an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University where he teaches domestic and private international business/commercial law subjects in LLB and LLM programmes. He taught the International Business Transactions course at Western Law School in 2005 (for Professor Carmody, then on sabbatical), NAFTA – Trade and Treaty Law in North America in 2007 and this course in 2008 and 2009. Mr. Robinson was a Crown Agent for (adviser to) Canada on the Canada/US FTA and Canadian counsel to the Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Mexico on the NAFTA. He headed his law firm’s team of FTA and NAFTA experts advising client on both treaties. Mr. Robinson’s practice emphasizes foreign investment by way of large, international infrastructure projects done on the public/private partnership basis (sometimes called “build, own, operate and transfer” or “BOOT”).

Teaching In 2013-2014

Course Term Credits

Email: jrobin69@uwo.ca
Phone: (416) 865-4424
Office: Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP