The Faculty of Law is pleased to congratulate Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral (left on photo) and Professor Fabien Gélinas on having been appointed to the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Roster for Canada, announced by the Government of Canada on 21 February. They were named to the Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Roster for a ten-year Governor-in-Council appointment.
Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will again be awarded by McGill University in 2018.
The Nappert Prize Competition is open to all students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. To be eligible for the prize, authors must:
McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:
- a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA);
- a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ);
- a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)
All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.
Deadline: January 15, 2018 5:00 PM EST
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, and Professor Kun Fan have been appointed Norton Rose Faculty Scholars in Arbitration and Commercial Law, for a three-year term. The previous holders were Professor Fabien Gélinas, before he became the Sir William C.
Last Thursday, the Barreau du Québec announced the names of the lawyers who will received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2017. The Faculty of Law is happy to report that several of them are members of the McGill Law community.
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Frédéric Bachand, Ad. E., has been appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. He replaces Madam Justice S. DeVito, who elected supernumerary status effective December 6, 2016.
We are thrilled to announce the appointments of three colleagues to named chairs in the Faculty of Law.
- Fabien Gélinas has been named Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, for a seven-year term commencing May 1, 2016. Fabien Gélinas, who leads the Private Justice and the Rule of Law research team, specialises in international dispute resolution and arbitration.
Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014.
The Barreau du Québec recently announced the names of the lawyers who have received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title this year. We are happy to report several of them are members of the McGill Law community.
The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors René Provost (left, top) and Fabien Gélinas (left, bottom) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on April 30, 2015.
Distinctive curriculum and international career opportunities hallmarks of the McGill program.
McGill University’s Faculty of Law has been ranked 26th among the world’s law schools by the QS World University Rankings – Law for 2015.
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.
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.