Amitpal Singh

BA (Toronto), MA (Toronto), JD (Toronto), Bar of New York

Amit Singh is a legal theorist and litigator. Amit practiced international arbitration and commercial litigation in New York and London – first at Shearman & Sterling LLP, and then at litigation boutique Holwell, Shuster & Goldberg LLP.  Amit is called to the bar of New York.

Amit’s research applies philosophical insights to issues of legal doctrine, with a particular focus on property law and Aboriginal and Indigenous Law. His work appears in several edited volumes and law reviews, including the Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, McGill Law Journal, Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, and Supreme Court Law Review.

Amit is a JD graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of both the Journal of Law & Equality and the Indigenous Law Journal and launched the Yale-Toronto Private Law Theory Discussion Group. Upon graduating, he received the Dean’s Cecil A. Wright Key and Justice Michael J. Moldaver Prize, amongst other awards. Previously, Amit completed a BA and MA in Philosophy at the University of Toronto as a Heaslip Scholar and SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholar.

Amit received the Canadian Bar Association’s Viscount Bennett Fellowship, the Justice John C. Major Fellowship, and a Fulbright Scholarship for his graduate studies at Yale Law School.