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Jean Gabriel Castel, French lawyer, educator, international arbitrator. Created queen's counsel. Decorated officer Order of Canada, officier Ordre National du Merite, chevalier Légion d'Honneur, Order of Ontario; recipient medal Law Society Upper Canada, John Read medal International Law.


Castel, Jean Gabriel was born in 1928 in Nice, France.


License, University Paris, 1948. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1953. Doctor of Juridical Science, Harvard University, 1957.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Aix-Marseille, France, 1988.


From assistant professor to associate professor law McGill University, 1954-1957. Now professor emeritus law Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto.


Member special group for settlement of disputes under Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement, 1989-1993. Served with French Resistance, 1943-1945. Fellow Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Society of Canada.

Member Canada Bar Association (honorary), International Academy Comparative Law (associate).