John Bird

Part-time Instructor

Law, Faculty of

Fredericton

johnsamuel.bird@unb.ca
1 506 449 1200



Research interests

  • Maritime boundary delimitation
  • Resource exploitation
  • Law of the sea
  • Environmental regulation enforcement

Biography

John, a Fredericton native, teaches International Maritime Law and Environmental Law. John studied as a DHL Deutsche Post academic scholar at the University of Edinburgh graduating from the Master of Laws program (LL.M) with honours.

John is also a graduate of the University of New Brunswick (BSc. Biology and JD) and was a visiting summer student in violin at The Julliard School (New York). During his studies at UNB Law, John was a co-chair of the Environmental Law Society and co-authored and presented an academic paper for the Canadian Bar Association on shale gas exploration in New Brunswick.

John works in private practice at The Burke Law Group. He also serves as a director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and an advisor for Pro Bono Students Canada.

Courses taught

  • International Maritime Law
  • Environmental Law