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.

February 2020

Toute jeune, Véronique Faucher, BCL/LLB’02, rêvait d’être journaliste internationale. Bien qu’elle ne soit pas devenue journaliste, elle a quand même mené une carrière très internationale: après un saut vers Moscou, cette spécialiste de la gestion d’investissements est à présent à Londres et dirige une équipe paneuropéenne.

December 2019

Cover story: Reuven Ashtar

Whether he’s advising a tech company on a venture capital partnership or brushing shoulders with celebrities on an awards show red carpet, it’s all in a day’s work for Reuven Ashtar, BCL/LLB’08. Ashtar, a start-up, media, and technology lawyer, also manages YouTube content creators through his company, Never Napping, in Toronto.

November 2019

Patricia Kosseim

Patricia Kosseim, BCL’92, LLB’92, has a palpable passion for her work. As Counsel for Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP’s Privacy & Data Management Group and National Co-leader of Osler’s AccessPrivacy knowledge platform, she engages in cutting-edge legal issues on a daily basis. She shares her career highlights with Focus online.

October 2019

Matthew Castel and Peter Mantas

Matthew Castel, BCL/LLB’13, and Peter Mantas, BCL/LLB’12, are doing law differently. Their Toronto-based Orion Legal Group is shaking up the traditional billable model of legal services and demonstrating how lawyers can be “growth leaders” to the businesses they serve.