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Athabasca University

Liam M. Connelly




  • B.A. Hons (Legal Studies - Carleton)
  • LL.B. (Dundee)
  • LL.M. (Buckingham)
  • Barrister and Solicitor Bar of Alberta


Liam M. Connelly joined Athabasca in the spring of 2005. Liam holds a B.A. Honours in Legal Studies from Carleton University, with a focus on Law, Economy and History. He went back to his family's roots in Scotland where he studied Scots, English and European Law. He undertook his Articles and was called as a Barrister and Solicitor to the Bar of Alberta in 1998. He decided to return to the UK to undertake his Masters in Intellectual Property where he was awarded First for his Dissertation on The Inter jurisdictional Treatment of Trademarks and Domain Names. That year he was awarded the Moraio Atoke Memorial Prize.

Liam also works in the area of Privacy Law and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) issues. He works in conjunction with Jim Connelly, of Connelly Consulting, on legal aspects of records and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) issues, for the Edmonton Police Services and for Alberta Blue Cross. He has also taught at the University of Alberta on the legal aspects of Information Access.

Updated February 25 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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