Pierre-Gabriel Jobin

Faculty of Law


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Emeritus Professor (pre-2009) - Wainwright Emeritus Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law

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3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1W9
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Professor Jobin is Emeritus Wainwright Professor of Civil Law. Since his appointment as Emeritus Professor in January 2009, he continues to supervise student essays and theses, and to publish in his various fields of interest. Namely, he has written a treatise on the law of lease as part of the 'Traité de droit civil' (2nd edition, 1996), a book on the law of sale (3rd edition, 2007), and, with Justice Jean-Louis Baudouin, 'Les Obligations' (6th edition, 2005). Professor Jobin is a member of the board of the Québec Society of Comparative Law as former president and of committees of the Barreau du Québec.


Doctorat d'État en droit privé (Montpellier) 1972

D.E.S. en droit privé (Montpellier) 1970

LL.L. (Laval) 1966

B. Phil. (Laval) 1963

B.A. (Laval) 1963


Professor, McGill University, 1980-2008.

Vice President, 1986-91, President, 1991-97 and 1999-2005, and Former President, since 2005, of the Québec Society of Comparative Law.

Associate Editor, Civil Law, of the Canadian Bar Review, 1989-2003.

Director for the 1990 congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 1986-90.

Associate Professor, McGill University, 1976-1980.

Assistant Professor, Laval University, 1972-1976.

Areas of Interest

Law of obligations, contracts, sale, lease, civil liability, consumer protection, comparative law, and revision of the Civil Code.