Cally Jordan has both civil and common law degrees from McGill University and a DEA from the Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) where she studied with Jacques Ghestin, Geneviève Viney and Paul Lagarde. She also holds an MA from the University of Toronto.
Admitted to practice in Ontario, Quebec, New York, California and Hong Kong, she spent several years with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York City. She has advised international financial institutions, such as The World Bank, in Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Tunisia, China, Chile, Korea, Slovakia, Armenia, Macedonia, Lithuania, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Bahrain, Mauritius and Cambodia.
Currently she holds the Estey Visiting Chair in Business Law, University of Saskatchewan, Canada and is full time faculty member at the Melbourne Law School (Australia). She has also taught at McGill, Osgoode Hall, Duke, Georgetown, Tulane, Florida, Centre for Transnational Legal Studies (London) and International University College (Torino). Recently, she has been a visitor at the Max Planck Institute (Hamburg), the London School of Economics, the British Institute for International and Comparative Law and Georgetown Law Centre. In 2013, she was the inaugural P.R.I.M.E. Finance (Lord Woolf) Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study.
A member of both the American and European Law Institutes, she also serves on the Local Capital Markets Advisory Council of the EBRD, London.
Her latest book, International Capital Markets: Law and Institutions, Oxford University Press, appeared in July 2014.