Robert Grant began his career as a professor at the University of British Columbia and a visiting professor at the University of Toronto. His research and teaching focused on public law including constitutional and administrative law. He was a law clerk to Justice William McIntyre of the Supreme Court of Canada.
He has represented clients in a wide variety of legal disputes, involving a broad range of legal issues, including administrative regulation, tax litigation, commercial litigation, constitutional rights and defamation.
He has experience before the Supreme Court of Canada, British Columbia Court of Appeal, British Columbia Supreme Court, Alberta Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court Trial Division, and the Tax Court of Canada.
He has also appeared before many administrative boards and tribunals, including the Environmental Appeal Board, Labour Relations Board, Employment Standards Tribunal, Canadian Transportation Agency, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, Forestry Association Disciplinary Tribunal, Architectural Institute of British Columbia Disciplinary Tribunal, Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (APEC Conference), Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Officer, and Inquiry Officer under the Expropriation Act.
Mr. Grant is a past Director of the British Columbia Law Institute and a past member of the Islands Trust Fund Board.