Robert S. Wai

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Robert Wai has been a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School since 1998 and served as Associate Dean of the Law School from January 2006 through June 2008.  He teaches Contracts, Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community, International Business Transactions and International Trade Regulation. Prior to joining Osgoode, Professor Wai served as law clerk to Justice Gérard La Forest of the Supreme Court of Canada, articled at the firm of Russell & DuMoulin in Vancouver, and worked as an associate in corporate/commercial law with the firm of Debevoise & Plimpton in New York. He completed graduate work in international relations as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and his doctorate in international law as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School. Professor Wai’s current research focuses on governance through public and private law in areas such as international business transactions and transnational litigation.

Research Interests: International Law, Globalization, International Economic Law, Contracts