Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration 2024

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration is celebrating 10 years since its inauguration in 2014. The prize will be awarded by McGill University for the sixth time in 2024.

Eligibility Requirements:

The competition is open to law students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. To be eligible for the prize, the authors must:

Published: 31 Jan 2024

Lara Khoury appointed as McGill’s new Associate Vice-President, Research

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that Professor Lara Khoury, Ad E, has been appointed Associate Vice-President, Research. Her three-year term began on 1 January. She will share her time between this office and the Faculty of Law.

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Rosalie Jukier receives McGill Lifetime Achievement Award

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Rosalie Jukier has received the 2023 McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning. She accepted her award during the Fall Convocation ceremony on 20 November.

Published: 21 Nov 2023

Call for applications: Erin & John Collins Arsenault Space Fellowships

Join the McGill Institute of Air and Space Law with our prestigious fellowships: Erin & John Collins Arsenault Doctoral Fellowship: $9,500CAD for the DCL program (1 to be awarded). Erin & John Collins Arsenault LLM Fellowship: Full LLM (Thesis) tuition covered (2 to be awarded). Theme: Sustainable Space Governance

Published: 10 Nov 2023

International Clerkships Program 2024-2025 - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline: January 15, 2024, 5:00 PM ET

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

a 12-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); a 10-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); a 4-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR).

The clerkships are due to start in September 2024.

Published: 3 Nov 2023

Call for Student Papers

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHLPR) invites the submission of original or unpublished papers relating to the theme “Solidarity and Strength: Responses to New Challenges in LGBTI Activism and Advocacy” for the 2024 Martine Roy Student Colloquium.

Published: 1 Nov 2023

McGill Law places 29th worldwide in 2024 THE World University Rankings

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce it was once again ranked as one of the world’s top universities at which to study law. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings placed McGill 29th worldwide.  

Published: 27 Oct 2023

Open call for blog posts: “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 75: Human rights protection in a fragile multilateral order”

This is an open call for blog posts. The CHRLP invites as wide a diversity of voices as possible to submit posts on critical questions touching on the above theme. We also welcome submissions about human rights and (or) legal pluralism more broadly.

Published: 12 Oct 2023

Helge Dedek, Frédéric Mégret, and Colleen Sheppard named to prestigious research chairs

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of three professors to endowed research chairs.  

Professor Helge Dedek was named to the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, held most recently by former dean Daniel Jutras, OC, Ad E.  

Published: 28 Sep 2023

Tamara Thermitus and Hugo B. Lafrenière return to the Faculty of Law as visiting scholars

The Faculty of Law is delighted to welcome two accomplished jurists as visitors for the 2023-2024 academic year.  

Mtre Tamara Thermitus, Ad E, LLM’13, joined us as Boulton Senior Fellow on 1 September, and will be visiting until 31 August.  

Hugo B. Lafrenière, BCL/LLB’15, joined us as Boulton Junior Fellow on 1 August, and will be visiting until 31 July.  

Published: 18 Sep 2023

Andrea Bjorklund and Geneviève Saumier appointed Norton Rose Fulbright Scholars

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund and Professor Geneviève Saumier have been named Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholars in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Published: 16 Aug 2023

2023-2024 Academic Recruitment – Call for applications

We are currently accepting applications for our 2023-2024 academic recruitment cycle. 

Published: 9 Aug 2023

Lara Khoury awarded prestigious CBA Prize

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Lara Khoury, Ad E, has received the 2023 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA).

She was presented with an engraved bronze medallion designed by the Governor General’s Office of Heraldry at the CBA President’s Dinner in Ottawa on 21 June.

Published: 11 Jul 2023

Daniel Weinstock appointed to the Order of Canada

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Daniel Weinstock, CM, has been named a member of the Order of Canada. His appointment was announced by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, on 30 June.

Published: 5 Jul 2023

Adelle Blackett honoured for scholarship, teaching, and social justice commitment

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Simon Fraser University (SFU). The honorary degree was bestowed upon her on 9 June at SFU’s Spring Convocation ceremony.

Published: 4 Jul 2023


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