Tamar Meshel, BA (Hons), JD, LLM, SJD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
Email
meshel@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3348
Address
421 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

About

Tamar is an Assistant Professor. She holds a J.D. degree from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. (Hons), LL.M., and SJD degrees from the University of Toronto.

Tamar practiced international commercial arbitration in a law firm in Vancouver and as Deputy Counsel at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. She also acted as legal advisor to the Jerusalem Arbitration Center in Israel and Palestine and was a Graduate Fellow with the conflict resolution group of The Carter Center in Atlanta.

During her doctoral studies, Tamar was a Research Fellow with the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law in Luxembourg, and a Schulich Fellow at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She was a receipt of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a scholarship from the Centre for International Governance Innovation International Law Research Program.


Research
  • Domestic and International Arbitration
  • International Water Law


Courses

LAW 430A - Torts

The law of negligence, damages, intentional interferences with persons, property and chattels, the law of strict liability, occupiers' liability, nuisance, defamation, the economic torts, the future of tort law.

Fall Term 2021
LAW 430B - Torts

The law of negligence, damages, intentional interferences with persons, property and chattels, the law of strict liability, occupiers' liability, nuisance, defamation, the economic torts, the future of tort law.

Winter Term 2022
LAW 451 - Corporations Law

The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.

Fall Term 2021
LAW 613 - Corporate Securities

The objective of the course is to provide students with a basic and general understanding of securities law, as well as the public policy concerns underlying securities regulation in Alberta and Canada. The course covers the foundational concepts of securities law, as well as such topics as the prospectus process, exempt market transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, insider trading rules, take-over bid rules, civil liability, and enforcement. Prerequisite: LAW 451.

Winter Term 2022

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