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

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin


Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin



Tamar is an Associate Professor and CN Professor of International Trade. She holds a J.D. from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. (Hons), LL.M., and SJD from the University of Toronto.

Tamar is a global expert in arbitration. She has practiced and researched arbitration in international law firms, as Deputy Counsel at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, legal advisor to the Jerusalem Arbitration Center in Israel, Research Fellow with the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law in Luxembourg, Visiting Scholar with the University of Edinburgh Law School in Scotland, and taught international commercial arbitration at the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University in the United States.

Tamar has authored over 50 publications, as well as amicus briefs to the United State Supreme Court. Her arbitration scholarship has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Israel, and the Supreme Court of Texas, among others, and was most recently funded by a SSHRC Insight Development Grant and by the Canadian Foundation for Legal Research.


  • Canadian arbitration law
  • American arbitration law
  • International commercial arbitration