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Continued Academic Renewal at McGill Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce four appointments for the 2022-2023 academic year.  

Published: 12 May 2022

Staci Angelis named Manager of the Career Development Office

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Staci Angelis has been promoted to the role of manager, Career Development Office (CDO). Her first day in the role was 11 April 2022.

Published: 21 Apr 2022

McGill Law places 31st worldwide in 2022 QS World University Rankings

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it was once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject in Law and Legal Studies placed McGill Law 31st worldwide.  

Published: 6 Apr 2022

Andrea Bjorklund appointed to Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund has joined the panel of arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) for a six-year term. She was appointed by Canada’s Ministry of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development.  

Published: 29 Mar 2022

Daniel Boyer retiring after twenty-four years at the Nahum Gelber Law Library

With sincere gratitude, the Faculty of Law is bidding farewell to Mtre Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., who is retiring from his role as Wainwright librarian and head law librarian. His last day will be 14 April 2022.

Published: 28 Mar 2022

Renewed term for Johanne Poirier as Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been reappointed as holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism for a seven-year term, beginning on August 1, 2022.

Published: 22 Mar 2022

Vanessa Batik joins McGill Law as Assistant Dean (Administration and Strategy)

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Mtre Vanessa Batik to its administrative team. She will take on the role of assistant dean (administration and strategy) on March 21, 2022.  

Published: 18 Mar 2022

Helge Dedek publishes collection of essays honouring memory of H. Patrick Glenn

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of A Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence – Essays in Memory of H. Patrick Glenn, a collection of essays edited by Professor Helge Dedek in honour of our deceased colleague H. Patrick Glenn, Peter M.

Published: 8 Mar 2022

Yaëll Emerich and Ignacio Cofone named Canada Research Chairs

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two of its scholars have been named Canada Research Chairs.

Published: 12 Jan 2022

Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration 2022

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the fifth time in 2022.

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

Published: 4 Jan 2022

Professor Fabien Gélinas receives Paul-André-Crépeau medal

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch (CBA-Quebec), has awarded the Paul-André-Crépeau Medal for 2021 to Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad E.

Published: 9 Dec 2021

Call for Student Papers: Inaugural Martine Roy Student Colloquium

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites submissions of unpublished papers under the theme "Towards equality and justice for LGBTI people". We encourage a diversity of topics and perspectives.

Published: 30 Nov 2021

Lionel Smith awarded higher doctorate from University of Oxford

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that, at a ceremony on 26 November, the University of Oxford awarded Professor Lionel Smith a higher doctorate, the Doctor of Civil Law (DCL).

Published: 29 Nov 2021

Angela Swan receives honorary doctorate from McGill University

On 26 November, 2021, acclaimed legal scholar Angela Swan was awarded a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, and gave the commencement address at the Faculty of Law’s fall convocation ceremony.

Published: 26 Nov 2021

(Legal) Adaptation. – Call for Submissions – GLSA Conference (5-6 May 2022)

Since its 2019-2020 edition, the Graduate Law Students Association (GLSA) Conference has combined cinematography and the law. In 2019-2020, the organizing committee planned a conference inspired by the movie Love Actually and presented various panels discussing the legal implications of trust and intimacy. The 2020-2021 committee then organized a conference entitled “Law and the City”, to homage the famous TV series and movies Sex and the City.

Published: 25 Nov 2021

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