April 2020

Shantona Chaudhury.Shantona Chaudhury, BCL/LLB’05, is a founding partner at Pape Chaudhury in Toronto with a lively practice in appellate advocacy. She’s served as counsel in over 30 appeals and has successfully pleaded in front of the Supreme Court of Canada. Yet she hadn’t always dreamt of being a litigator. Taking a crack at the Sopinka Cup moot sparked her interest for litigation.


April 2020

Logo: Legal Information Clinic at McGill

After ceasing on-site operations in response to COVID-19, the Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) shifted towards remote work. LICM Executive Director Georgina Hartono and Director of Communications Alexandra Magazin reflect on coordinating such a large operation.


April 2020

Kirsten Hillman a été nommée ambassadrice du Canada aux États-Unis. Four recent alums and students selected to clerk at the Supreme Court. Kirsten Hillman named Canada’s ambassador to the US. Jérémy Boulanger-Bonnelly and David Matyas receive prestigious scholarships. Plus alumni nominations, awards, and op-eds.


April 2020

Le professeur Daniel Jutras, qui a été nommé le recteur de l'Université de Montréal en 2020.

Des mandats renouvellés pour Frédéric Mégret et Andrea Bjorklund, un prix prestigieux pour Robert Leckey, une nouvelle étape de carrière pour Daniel Jutras, ainsi les plus récentes contributions médiatiques et nouvelles de notre corps professoral.


February 2020

Jeanelle Dundas and Thomas Hamilton The DALA student club seeks to highlight the evolution of the legal profession and the creative, alternative careers – both legal and non-legal – of Canadian law graduates, including those of Jeanelle Dundas, BCL/LLB’17 and Thomas Hamilton, BCL/LLB’14.


December 2019

John Harrison During a visit to the Faculty during Homecoming, John Harrison, LLM’92, General Counsel for Airbus, spoke to members of the Faculty’s Chancellor Day Circle during a luncheon, sharing with them insights on his career and on his time at McGill Law.


December 2019

Votre top 5 de l'année 2019 Chaque année, Focus online fait un petit recensement des cinq articles qui ont eu la cote auprès de nos lecteurs et lectrices: venez découvrir (ou redécouvrir) vos entrevues et nouvelles préférées!


November 2019

On October 30, the Faculty had the great pleasure of welcoming the Hon. Justice Leona Theron of Constitutional Court of South Africa to give the 2019 Wallenberg Lecture. We share her thoughts and some photos of the event.


November 2019

Robert Leckey On September 24, the Lord Reading Law Society welcomed Dean Robert Leckey to present the 2019 Alan B. Gold Lecture. The lecture, named in honour of former Quebec Superior Court chief justice Alan B. Gold, OC, OQ, is devoted to the art of advocacy and organized by the collective voice of Québec’s Jewish jurists. Find out more about his lecture and our album.


October 2019

Alumnus James Soden in 1950 In November 2018, Wyndham Strover, the last – and oldest – member of “The Group,” the Class of 1950’s famous study group, passed away. Alumna Ann Soden shares some recollections of “The Group” as told by her father, Jim Soden (1922-2009), BCL’50, which include a rather elaborate hoax.