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Alumna awarded for work with global health care start-up

(April 10, 2017)

Aliya Ramji, Law’07, is General Counsel and Director of Legal and Business Strategy for Figure 1, an international start-up and professional network for health care professionals to connect with one another on interesting or challenging cases. The Association of Corporate Counsel have name her a "Top 10 30-Something."  

New Professorship in Corporate Law and Finance commemorates notable figure in Canadian corporate law

(March 27, 2017)

For Queen’s Law, it is a second named professorship in less than 24 months – and a tribute to a beloved alumnus. Coming into effect for the 2017-18 school year, the Stephen Sigurdson Professorship in Corporate Law and Finance will further increase the law school’s breadth of business law offerings. Its namesake was a member of the Dean’s Council, and one of Canada’s most celebrated figures in corporate law, prior to passing away in 2016. 

Law'18 student encourages deeper understanding of treaty histories

(March 27, 2017)

On March 21, the Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force presented its final report with recommendations to the university community. The historical milestone was marked with an event that day at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. Jason Mercredi, Law’18, a member of Queen’s Senate and the Aboriginal representative on the Queen’s Law Students’ Society (LSS), is an Indigenous member of the TRC Task Force. 

Queen’s labour law symposium papers published in book commemorating Bernie Adell

(March 24, 2017)

Queen’s Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace (CLCW) hosted a symposium in 2015 to mark the 20th anniversary of Weber v Ontario Hydro, a landmark Supreme Court labour law ruling. The event also commemorated the late Professor Bernie Adell, Queen’s renowned labour and employment scholar. Now, Irwin Law has published the conference papers in a collection entitled One Law for All? Weber v Ontario Hydro and Canadian Labour Law