Stéphane Sérafin

Stéphane Sérafin
Stéphane Sérafin
Assistant professor

B.Sc.Soc. (Ottawa)
J.D. (Ottawa)
LL.L. (Ottawa)
LL.M. (Toronto)

57 Louis Pasteur St., Brooks 323
Office Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8811


Stéphane Sérafin is a graduate of the Programme de droit canadien (PDC) at the University of Ottawa and holds a Master of Laws from the University of Toronto. He is also a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Barreau du Québec.

Professor Sérafin’s research relates primarily to private law theory, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between contract and property law within the common law tradition. He has also published on topics relating to general jurisprudence, legal education, and legal and constitutional interpretation. His perspective on the topic is shaped most notably by his bijural background and by his interest in comparative law, legal history and moral and political philosophy.

Before joining the Common Law Section, Professor Serafin practiced in the areas of aboriginal law, commercial law and civil litigation. He has also worked as a law clerk at the Federal Court, as a part time professor at Carleton University, and was an Editor of the Ottawa Law Review.

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Courses taught (past and present)

CML1508 Droit des biens

CML1602 Les Contrats

CML2702 Droit des sociétés

CML2741 Philosophie du droit

CML 2743 Droit commercial

CML 4747 Droit des biens