Quick Links

Faculty

Hoi Kong appointed Associate Dean (Academic)

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:13

We are pleased to announce that Professor Hoi Kong has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Academic) for a two-year term starting September 1st, 2014.

As Dean Daniel Jutras indicated, “Hoi has agreed to take on this important task as we begin a most important stage in our undergraduate program review and overhaul.  Hoi’s commitment to our students is undeniable (as attested by the John W. Durnford Award he received last year), and his creativity and rigor in thinking about pedagogy and curriculum will be precious over the course of the next two years.”

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Announcing the winners of the 2014 Nappert Prize

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:32

Professor Andrea Bjorkland, the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, was delighted to receive more than 80 submissions from scholars and junior practitioners affiliated with more than 50 institutions for the 2014 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. Authors hailed from around the world, with every continent save Antarctica represented. 

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual Property, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the Environment

Fri, 2014-09-12 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy welcomes Dr Matthew Rimmer (Australian National University College of Law) for the first of its CIPP Speaker’s Series 2014-2015

Abstract

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a highly secretive and expansive free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and eleven Pacific Rim countries, including Australia and Canada.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

DCL Thesis Defence: Richard Lehun

Fri, 2014-09-12 14:00 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

DCL candidate Richard Lehun will be defending his thesis, "The Emancipatory Justice Claim", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Richard Janda.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Professors Smith and Weinstock appointed to prestigious chairs

Tue, 2014-06-17 14:46

The Faculty is pleased to announce the appointment of Lionel Smith (first picture) to the Sir William Macdonald Chair. Established in 1895, the Macdonald Chair is one of the oldest endowed positions at McGill. In addition, Professor Smith was also selected for a Killam Research Fellowship in March 2014 in recognition of his outstanding research on fiduciary obligations and conflicts of interest.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Bidding farewell to Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014)

Fri, 2014-06-13 21:42

A teacher, first and foremost, Roderick A. Macdonald will be remembered as one of the most important scholars and thinkers in McGill University’s history. He was a mentor and inspiration to generations of students and law professors, and a transformative force at the Faculty of Law, the University, in Canadian society, and in the broader world.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Saying ‘au revoir’ to Old Chancellor Day Hall: The Faculty of Law is moving!

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:42

Old Chancellor Day Hall, the Faculty of Law’s most iconic building, is closing at the end of June for 16 months as we undertake much-needed renovations to upgrade the building’s heating, electrical systems, plumbing, windows and more, while respecting its historical features.

Faculty and staff who were in OCDH have been relocated either to New Chancellor Day Hall and 3674-3690 Peel Street, or to rented office space near McGill University’s Roddick Gates at 2001 McGill College Avenue, suite 750.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Roderick Macdonald receives McGill University Medal

Fri, 2014-06-06 14:13

On May 28, Roderick Macdonald was awarded in absentia the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement, one of the University’s highest honours. Macdonald received the McGill Medal as part of the Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Law, where he taught thousands of students over the course of a distinguished career that spanned more than three decades. Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law, accepted the Medal in Professor Macdonald’s name.

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Seven Clerks for Seven Judges

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:03

The Faculty warmly congratulates the seven Law students who have just been given the nod to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015-2016. They are:

Source Site: /law
Classified as: 

Call for papers: Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium

Tue, 2014-04-01 15:54

We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June, 2014.

The symposium will explore the fundamental connections between taxation and human rights by providing a forum for collaboration among emerging scholars, established academics, civil society organization representatives, tax justice advocacy groups, tax policy makers, and researchers from around th

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Allison Christians
Organization: Stikeman Chair in Tax Law
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-1223
Source Site: /law
Classified as: