December 2021

Sunny Handa

When Sunny Handa, LLM’95, DCL’98, was completing his doctorate at McGill, he was at a crossroads. On the one hand, he had deep interest in teaching; on the other, he also had a desire to practice law. Against expectations, he pursued both paths.

September 2021

Cindy Kou and Dina Awad, photographed in a studio using a blue curtain backdrop

Precedent Magazine has named two outstanding members of the Class of 2011 as 2021 Precedent Setter Award winners. Meet Dina Awad and Cindy Kou.

June 2021

Paule Robitaille

Après une carrière de correspondante internationale, Paule Robitaille, BCL’86, LLB’86, a su allier sa formation juridique et sa passion pour les enjeux internationaux en devenant commissaire à la Commission de l’immigration et du statut de réfugié du Canada, avant d’être élue députée dans la circonscription de Bourassa-Sauvé à Montréal.

April 2021

Carlos Sayao and James DorisWhen James Doris, BCL’90, LLB’90, founded Toronto litigation firm Tyr LLP in 2019, he saw it as a chance to practice law in a new and dynamic way. Not long after, Carlos Sayao, BCL/LLB’14, joined the firm as a partner. The two McGill Law alumni told Focus online about the law school lessons they have carried with them along the way.

March 2021

Shirin Foroutan, BCL/LLB’03

Before becoming a top executive at BMI, Shirin Foroutan, BCL/LLB’03, was on a much different path. And while her career took her beyond the legal industry and far from Montreal, she carries with her lessons from her time at McGill Law.

January 2021

McGill Law alumna Dominique Hussey, LLB'97, heads Bennett Jones LLP

Lessons in leadership: How Dominique Hussey’s McGill Law experience led her to the top at Bennett Jones LLP.

December 2020

Brittany Williams

From the classroom to faculty administration: Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, comes full circle as she joins McGill Law as Acting Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment).

October 2020

Dia Dabby

Ayant la piqûre de la recherche, Dia Dabby, DCL’17, a poursuivi sa passion, depuis les coulisses de la Cour du Québec aux salles de classe de la Leiden Law School aux Pays-Bas. La professeure adjointe en droit à l’UQÀM confie les expériences uniques qui ont défini son expérience doctorale, et qui ont fait d’elle une enseignante dévouée au service de la collectivité et auprès de ses élèves.

June 2020

Dany Meloul. Photo: Photographers Arcouette & Co.

When seasoned corporate lawyer Dany Meloul, BCL’88, LLB’88, took the helm of Radio-Canada Télévision last October, no one could have predicted the unprecedented challenges she would have to face in her first year on the job. But the show(s) must go on!

April 2020

Dean Robert Leckey.

In a letter to McGill Law alumni, Dean Robert Leckey reflects on the collective efforts of faculty members, staff, and students to come together during these extraordinary times.