Our congratulations go out to our esteemed faculty member Gib van Ert, counsel at Hunter Litigation Chambers in Vancouver, who has been appointed Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, for a two-year term. The Executive Legal Officer acts as principal adviser to the Chief Justice and is responsible for media relations at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Gib van Ert most recently spoke on the relevance of international legal sources in Canadian courts and the reception of International law by administrative tribunals at our May 6 conference “Effective Use of International Law before Canadian Courts” in Vancouver. Read the entire conference package with full articles here.