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Launch of the McGill Business Law Platform

The Faculty of Law is happy to announce the launch of its new website: the McGill Business Law Platform. Guided by Professor Peer Zumbansen, inaugural incumbent of the Professorship in Business Law, the site will act as a hub of excellence in national, international, and transnational business law.

Published: 5 Nov 2021

Brittany Williams named Manager of Student Affairs Office

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.

Published: 1 Nov 2021

Foreign Clerkships at the Supreme Court of Israel 2022-2023 - Call for candidates

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.

Published: 25 Oct 2021

International Clerkships Program 2022-2023 - Call for applications

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

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

Published: 22 Oct 2021

McGill Law places 17th worldwide in 2022 THE World University Rankings

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: 14 Oct 2021

Dean Robert Leckey receives Advocatus Emeritus distinction

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Dean Robert Leckey, Samuel Gale Professor, has received the Barreau du Québec’s Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) distinction.

Published: 13 Oct 2021

Ram Jakhu promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu will be promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 November 2021.

Published: 13 Oct 2021

DCL candidate Ermanno Napolitano receives Harvard fellowship

Doctoral student and Vanier Scholar Ermanno Napolitano has been awarded a Harvard University Solar Geoengineering Research Program (SGRP) fellowship.

Supervised by Professor Richard Janda, BCL’85, LLB’85, Napolitano’s research seeks to deepen the legal understanding of geoengineering, intended as the deliberate, large-scale manipulation of the Earth’s atmosphere to reduce global warming.

Published: 1 Oct 2021

Call for Applications - 2022 O’Brien Graduate Fellowships

We invite prospective graduate students interested in human rights or legal pluralism to apply for an O'Brien Fellowship. This Fellowship Program is an entrance scholarship. Applicants for this scholarship must also simultaneously submit an application for admission to one of our graduate programs by the stipulated deadline. Students who are currently enrolled in the LLM or DCL program at McGill are not eligible.

Published: 17 Sep 2021

Call for participation - CHRLP Forum 2021–2022: Solidarity in an interconnected world

Inspired by the fabled meeting place in ancient Rome, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) Forum is founded on the principles of inclusive citizenship and deliberative democracy. The Forum aspires to create a space for learning from the past, deliberating about the present, and building a common future together.

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Published: 8 Sep 2021

Andrea Bjorklund and Fabien Gélinas named Norton Rose Fulbright Scholars

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration & International Commercial Law, and Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad. E., Sir William C.

Published: 31 Aug 2021

Saying “take care” to Professor Emeritus William F. Foster (1943-2021)

We were deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected death of a beloved colleague and friend.

Professor Emeritus William F. Foster passed away on 10 August 2021.

Published: 16 Aug 2021

International Academy of Comparative Law welcomes six members from McGill Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce six of its members are among the successful candidates in the recent elections of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). Professors Helge Dedek and Geneviève Saumier have been elected as titular members. Professors Allison Christians, Alicia Hinarejos and Marie Manikis, in addition to Me Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., have been elected as associate members.

Published: 26 Jul 2021

Professor Adelle Blackett to chair federal Employment Equity Act Review Task Force

On 14 July 2021, Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., F.R.S.C., BCL'94, LLB'94, was appointed chair of Canada’s new Employment Equity Act Review Task Force by Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi.

Published: 14 Jul 2021

Mahmud Jamal nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Honourable Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, has been nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Published: 17 Jun 2021

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