We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Robert Leckey as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, starting July 1, 2016.
Professor Leckey joined the Faculty of Law in 2006, and is currently a full professor and a William Dawson Scholar. He does research and teaches in the areas of constitutional law and family law, using a bilingual and transsystemic approach. He has received the McGill Law Students’ Association’s John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2010).
McGill University’s Faculty of Law and the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism are proud to announce the creation of the Baxter Family Competition on Federalism, which has been made possible through the generous support of Rachel Baxter, BSc’84, BCL’88 and Colin Baxter, BCL’90, LLB’90, who both practice law in Ottawa, as corporate and litigation counsel respectively.
Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote the legal research of students from McGill and elsewhere. Attendance is open to all.
The Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC) is proud to announce that the 2016 Law Student Writing Awards program is now open. This is the 12th year of the award program, which seeks to engage and generate interest among undergraduate law students in the practice of corporate insolvency and restructuring through the research and development of papers. Students have the opportunity to submit their proposals for reform to the business and legal community of which they are about to enter.