John Fairlie, BMus, LLB, LLM, is chair of the School of Legal Studies at Capilano University in North Vancouver. He was the lead developer of Capilano’s Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) degree, which launched in 2010. He has taught a range of law courses, including Introduction to Law, Jurisprudence, Torts, Contracts, Property, Family, Company, Business, Criminal, Evidence, and Legal Research.
He has also lectured at Simon Fraser University in the School of Criminology, and at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in the School of Business. His other pursuits have included working as a legal writer and co-running a small importing business.
In addition to this book, John is the author of How to Find Canadian Law, a guide to legal research published in 1999, and a co-author of Introduction to Law in Canada, published by Emond in 2014.