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Queen's University

Queen's Business Law Clinic

Queen’s Business Law Clinic (QBLC) operates year round from the Queen’s Faculty of Law to provide a unique educational service to our students and a valuable community service in Kingston and eastern Ontario.

Objectives of the Clinic

Photo by Greg Black
QBLC director Professor Peter Kissick (second from right) with winter 2009 pilot project student caseworkers Amaan Gangji, Matthew Lui, Kathryn Houlden and Andrew Spencer of Law '09

1.  QBLC provides an opportunity for selected students to learn valuable business law and legal practice skills while working on and discussing client files and attending to clinic management.

2.  QBLC provides pro bono business law services to small businesses, start-ups and not-for-profit organizations in the Kingston community and throughout eastern Ontario who would not otherwise be able to retain legal counsel to assist them in their operations.

Clinic students serve clients under the direction of Queen’s Law alumnus Peter Kissick, Associate Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Business Law at the Queen's School of Business.

Queen’s launched QBLC in 2009 thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario.

QBLC Review Counsel

  • Professor Peter Kissick - Director, QBLC
  • Mr. Robert E. Milnes - Counsel, Gowlings LLP

If you are an interested client, please visit the QBLC website.

For more information and answers to some frequently asked questions, follow QBLC's blog here:

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000