On December 10, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), located in Waterloo, Ontario, announced the appointment of Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral as Senior Fellow with the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective immediately.
We often celebrate the holidays by giving back to the people and organizations that matter to us. Please help us celebrate 48 Hours of Giving at McGill’s Faculty of Law by supporting the Faculty’s Development Fund—the only flexible funding available to the Dean in order to meet the greatest needs of the Faculty.
This year, for the first time, you can support the Fund, generally, or choose to support one of the following themes (within the Fund):
It is with great pleasure that the Faculty of Law announces that Geneviève Saumier was promoted to the rank of Full Professor on December 1st. When he shared the good news, Dean Daniel Jutras underscored how, "for nearly twenty years, Geneviève Saumier has outstandingly contributed to the intellectual and collegial life of both the Faculty and the University.
The Young Bar Association of Montreal (YBAM) unveiled the seven "YBAM Lawyers of 2014" at its 8th Annual Leaders of Tomorrow Gala, which was held last Friday.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that among them are Cristina Birks (BCL / LLB'07) of Borden Ladner Gervais, in the Civil and Commercial Litigation category, and Ma'n H. Zawati, a DCL candidate at McGill, in the Alternative Career category.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, acting as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Canada branch, announced a new leadership for its Arbitration Committee at a meeting held in Montreal on November 8, 2014.
Law professor Richard Gold is leading a group of internationally recognized experts on gene patenting and its impact on the delivery of medical care, in connection with legal action launched by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism. Professor Poirier will join the Faculty of Law on August 1, 2015.
Johanne Poirier is a noted scholar of public law and constitutional law, with a unique expertise in federalism, developed over years of work in Belgium where she used her personal experience of the Canadian federal context in her study of local and European circumstances.