Edward Veitch

Professor Emeritus

Law, Faculty of

Ludlow Hall 103


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Professor Veitch joined the Faculty of Law at the University of New Brunswick in 1979. Prior to joining the Faculty, Professor Veitch lectured in Nigeria, Uganda, and Ireland.

He has been a Professor of Law at the University of Windsor as well as a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Illinois and North Carolina. He has also given invited lectures at the National University of Australia in Canberra and the University of Tasmania in Hobart. Professor Veitch teaches in a broad range of areas including judicial remedies, torts, practice, intellectual property and municipal law.

He researches and has published extensively in an equally broad range of areas including contracts, torts, legal education, civil procedure and practice, including the Canadian Chapter in the International Manual of Civil Procedure (1994 1st ed. and 2007 2nd ed.) He is a member of both the Ontario and New Brunswick bars and a member of the firm of Gilbert, McGloan, Gillis. He published "East African Cases On the Law of Tort (Law in Africa Series No. 31, Sweet & Maxwell 1972).

Professor Veitch was Editor of both the Canadian Bar Review/La revue du barreau and the Solicitor's Journal/Le bulletin des avocats from 1994 to 2004 and was the recipient of the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 2003 for legal services to Canada.

Professor Veitch retired in 2007 but continues to offer courses on a part-time basis. Professor Veitch was awarded the Faculty of Law's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014 and honoured with the designation of Professor Emeritus in Law at the 60th UNB Convocation in October 2014.