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  • B.A., University of Calgary
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa

David Quayat

Sessional Lecturer


David Quayat is Crown Counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC), where he conducts trials and appeals on a range of issues including narcotics, terrorism, and regulatory offences. Prior to joining the PPSC, David practiced internationally, including in Washington, D.C., and was legal counsel to a number of foreign states in a variety of international trade law matters, including before the World Trade Organization. He has also litigated cases in Canada and the United States related to diplomatic and sovereign immunity. David has published a number of articles on diplomatic immunity, sovereign immunity, the North American Free Trade Agreement and international trade. David also serves as a Reserve Legal Officer with the Office of the Judge Advocate General.