Meet our team

Tim Haggstrom, JD

Directeur National

Tim completed a clerkship with the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan.  He holds a J.D. from the University of Saskatchewan, a B.Math from the University of Waterloo, and a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University.  Before his clerkship in Saskatchewan, Tim completed a term of articles with a national law firm in Calgary.  He was recently called to the bar in Alberta. While in law school, Tim served as President of the Runnymede Chapter at the University of Saskatchewan.  He also worked as a research assistant to Professor Dwight Newman, primarily on topics in constitutional law.  His writing on the subject of administrative law has been published in The Supreme Court Law Review.  Tim is fluent in French and English, and he has served for two years as coach for a team in the French-speaking division of the Canadian National Negotiation Competition.

Maxime St-Hilaire, LLM, LLD

Maxime St-Hilaire, LLM, LLD

Directeur Québec

Maxime St-Hilaire holds a doctorate in law (LLD) from Laval University and is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law at Université de Sherbrooke, where he teaches constitutional law and legal philosophy. In 2021, he won this University’s research and creation award, in the human sciences category, for his book titled Les Positivismes juridiques au XXe siècle. Normativismes, sociologismes, réalismes (PUL, 2020). In 2014, he won the ‘’Prix Minerve 2014’’ award for his book titled La lutte pour la pleine reconnaissance des droits ancestraux: problématique juridique et enquête philosophique (Yvon Blais, 2015). He co-edited, with Joanna Baron, the book/special-issue Attacks on the Rule of Law from Within (Lexis/SCLR, 2019), and edited a special issue on the German philosopher “Axel Honneth and the Law” for Droit et Société in 2011. Professor St-Hilaire has published more than thirty five articles and chapters, among numerous other publications in scholarly and media sources, and given more than sixty talks around the world. He visited numerous research centres and universities, among which the Marc Bloch Centre (Berlin), the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (Oslo), the Louvain Global College of Law (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), and SciencePo’s Law School (Paris). While a doctoral student, he served as law clerk to the hon. Marie Deschamps J., at the Supreme Court of Canada (2009-10), after an internship at the Venice Commission (2007-8).

Amit Singh, MA, JD

Scholar-in-Residence (Major Fellow)

Amit Singh est théoricien du droit et avocat plaideur. Ses travaux appliquent des idées philosophiques aux questions de doctrine juridique, avec un accent particulier sur le droit de la propriété et le droit autochtone. Ils ont notamment été publiés par le Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, le McGill Law Journal, le Osgoode Hall Law Journal, le Commonwealth Law Journal et la Supreme Court Law Review. Amit a pratiqué l'arbitrage international et le contentieux commercial à New York, chez Shearman & Sterling LLP d’abord, puis chez Holwell, Shuster & Goldberg LLP. Il est titulaire d'un doctorat en droit de la faculté de droit de l'Université de Toronto, où il a été rédacteur en chef du Journal of Law & Equality et de l'Indigenous Law Journal et où il a remporté la Dean’s Key. En plus de la bourse John (Jack) Major, il fut récipiendaire de la bourse Fulbright et la bourse Viscount Bennett de l'Association du Barreau canadien, pour ses études supérieures à la Yale Law School.

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