Gib van Ert is a member of the British Columbia bar and practices civil litigation with Hunter Litigation Chambers in Vancouver. He holds a BA in history from McGill University, an MA in law from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and an LLM from the University of Toronto. He is a former law clerk to Madam Justice Prowse of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and to Justices Gonthier and Fish of the Supreme Court of Canada. He is the co-author of International Human Rights Law (Irwin Law, 2004) and Using International Law in Canadian Courts (Irwin Law, 2008). He has published numerous articles on international and constitutional topics.