Professor Joost Blom, Q.C.



B.A., University of British Columbia
LL.B.: University of British Columbia
B.C.L: Oxon
LL.M: Harvard

Courses Taught: Contracts, Torts (will be teaching Contracts to Gee in 2017/17)

Areas of Research: Contracts, Torts, Conflict of Laws, and Intellectual Property

Joined UBC Law in 1972

Non-Law Dream Job: Lecturer on a Cruise Ship

Favourite movie or book: North by Northwest

Favourite Judicial Decision (and why):

Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball — as close as the common law gets to having a whole field of law encapsulated in a single, relatively short judgment, with some wit thrown in.