Associate Professor Paul Daly holds the University Research Chair in Administrative Law and Governance at the University of Ottawa, to which he was recruited from the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge. He has held visiting positions at Harvard Law School and Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas.
A graduate of University College Cork (BCL, LLM), the University of Pennsylvania Law School (LLM), and the University of Cambridge (PhD), his influential, award-winning scholarly work on public law has been widely cited, including by the Supreme Court of Canada, various other Canadian courts and tribunals, the High Court of Australia, the Irish Supreme Court, and the New Zealand Supreme Court. His blog, Administrative Law Matters, was the first blog ever cited by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Since September 2019, he has been a part-time member of the Environmental Protection Tribunal of Canada.