The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, has taken up the role of manager, Student Affairs Office, effective 1 November 2021.

Williams has served as acting assistant dean (admissions & recruitment) since December 2020, and has worked to broaden the Faculty of Law’s outreach efforts by showing potential applicants the expansive possibilities that come with McGill Law degrees.

Published on: 1 Nov 2021

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for a minimum 3-month clerkship at the Supreme Court of Israel in 2022-2023.

Clerks are assigned to assist one judge with tasks such as drafting legal and administrative documents, preparing case files, and researching legal issues.


General requirements

Current McGill BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL students graduating in June 2022, and recent McGill graduates from Fall 2019 onward may apply for these positions.

Published on: 25 Oct 2021

Deadline: 26 January 2022, 17:00, Montreal time.

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:

Published on: 22 Oct 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it has once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The 2022 ranking by subject placed McGill Law 17th worldwide.

Published on: 14 Oct 2021

McGill University has announced that many of its programs will be delivered remotely in the Fall 2020 term.

The Faculty of Law will continue to deliver one of the best legal educations in the world to its exceptional students. It will offer a wide selection of courses taught by leading scholars, in all its programs, in a remote environment.

The Faculty of Law is taking steps to facilitate the transition to remote teaching and learning. Among other things:

Classified as: LLDRL, MacKell Chair, Fortier Chair, Stikeman Chair, BCL/JD Admissions
Published on: 11 May 2020

McGill Law’s Career Development Office (CDO) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Loue 1 Robe / Loue 1 Tux. Through this partnership, we are launching an innovative pilot project that will allow students to rent professional attire for interviews and networking activities at an affordable price. Quebec-based company Tristan will provide the clothing.

This initiative is in line with several of the CDO's objectives, which includes fostering the inclusion of students from all walks of life as well as assisting with their entry into the profession.

Published on: 19 Nov 2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome two new members to the Career Development Office’s (CDO) team: Staci Angelis, as career advisor, and Melissa Caruana, as administrative coordinator.

Staci Angelis recently completed her Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology at the University of Ottawa. Over the past year, she worked exclusively with university students to help them navigate various academic and career planning questions. She is excited to embark on this new challenge and to assist law students with their career goals.

Published on: 4 Oct 2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Andra Syvänen, BCL/LLB’14, to its administrative team. She will take over the role of Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment), beginning November 19, 2018.

Published on: 9 Nov 2018

We are delighted to announce that BCL/LLB candidates Laura Davis and Jared Miller were hired to help support Indigenous initiatives at the Faculty of Law.

Laura and Jared will seek to build partnerships with Indigenous communities and organizations, meet with stakeholders to determine the needs of Indigenous students at the Faculty, and further develop the L.E.X. Outreach program to reach more Indigenous youth.

Published on: 3 Oct 2018

In the 2018 World University Rankings by Subject published by Quacquarelli Symonds, McGill University’s Faculty of Law placed 23rd best place to study law worldwide, slightly up from the 25th rank in 2017. Since the ranking was introduced by QS in 2011, the Faculty of Law has consistently secured a spot in the global top 35. The QS ranking is based on academic reputation, employer reputation, H-index citations, and citations per paper.

Published on: 13 Apr 2018

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome four new staff members in its administrative team. Three new people have joined our University Advancement team, in charge of promoting engagement within our alumni community and fundraising for Faculty priorities. As Advancement Director, Isabelle Limoges took the helm of the team, while Davina Loporcaro and Julie Timmins have joined the ranks as Advancement Officers. The Career Development Office also welcomed Claudine Borderave as a new Career Development Associate.

Published on: 9 Apr 2018

Eight BCL/LLB students, LLM candidates and recent graduates of McGill’s Faculty of Law were tapped to serve as law clerks to justices of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2019-2020. They are:

Published on: 12 Mar 2018


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