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Phillip M Saunders, QC

Professor of Law; Associate Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies; Research Fellow, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies

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Schulich School of Law , Marine & Environmental Law Institute , School for Resource and Environmental Studies

Email: p.saunders@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1044
Mailing Address: 
Room 416, Weldon Law Building, 6061 University Avenue
PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Law of the sea
  • Environmental law
  • International environmental law
  • Tort law and damage compensation
  • International law
  • Oil and gas law

Education

  • BA (Hon) (Dalhousie)
  • MA (Dalhousie)
  • LLB (Dalhousie)

Bar admissions

  • Nova Scotia

Research interests

Research interests include maritime boundary delimitation, public international law of the sea, law of sovereign immunity and offshore oil and gas regulation.

Selected awards & honours

  • Queen's Counsel (NS), 2012
  • Dean (2005-2010)
  • Acting Dean (2001-2002)

Selected publications

  • Phillip Saunders, “The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission: Management Challenges and Development Imperatives” in D. VanderZwaag & D. Russell, eds, Recasting Transboundary Fisheries Management Arrangements In Light of Sustainability Principles (Martinus Nijhoff, 2010).
  • Phillip Saunders & D. VanderZwaag, “Canada and St. Pierre and Miquelon Transboundary Relations: Battles and Bridges” in D. Russell & D. VanderZwaag, eds, Recasting Transboundary Fisheries Management Arrangements In Light of Sustainability Principles (Martinus Nijhoff, 2010).
  • Phillip Saunders & R. Finn, “A Principled Approach to Property Rights in Canadian Aquaculture” in D. VanderZwaag & G. Chao, eds, Aquaculture Law and Policy: Towards Principled Access and Operations (Routledge, 2006).
  • H. Kindred et al, International Law, Chiefly As Interpreted and Applied in Canada (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2006).