LLB (Queen's), LLM (Harvard)
Faisal Bhabha, Assistant Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, has researched and published in the areas of constitutional law, human rights, multiculturalism, national security and access to justice. Previously, he sat as Vice-chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. He holds an LLM from Harvard Law School, and has lived and researched in South Africa and the Middle East. His research interests include diversity in legal education; ethics and legal professionalism; constitutional law and human rights; and legal pluralism. He teaches in the areas of law and social change and professional ethics and responsibility. He also directs the mooting program and is active in many of the Law School’s clinical and experiential education programs. Prior to entering academia, Professor Bhabha carried on a varied public and private law practice, appearing before administrative boards and tribunals and at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He also advised or represented numerous public interest organizations and NGOs in matters related to constitutional law and human rights. He has served as a member of the Equity Advisory Group of the Law Society of Upper Canada and has been involved in a number of local and international justice initiatives.
Research Interests: constitutional law; equality and anti-discrimination; administrative law; ethics and professionalism; legal process; dispute resolution; legal education