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Law’93 grad’s new book helps lawyers build for ‘client-first’ future

(July 18, 2017)

“Lawyers are in the process of losing their monopoly on the provision of legal services,” states legal market analyst and forecaster Jordan Furlong, Law’93. His new book, Law Is a Buyer’s Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm, will help lawyers compete in the new market by gearing their practices towards clients.

Canada’s top General Counsel award a tribute to Sigurdson Professorship honoree

(June 29, 2017)

Not only did the late Stephen Sigurdson, Law’84, help guide the law school at Queen’s, he also helped shape the business landscape in Canada through his work on major transactions. On June 15, the Canadian General Counsel Awards (CGCA) paid the latest tribute to his memory with its Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Leading criminal defence lawyer encourages new grads to become lifelong learners

(June 21, 2017)

Over his illustrious 45-year career, Don Bayne, Law’69 (Arts’66, EMBA’01), has conducted trial and appellate advocacy at all levels of court in Canada and at public inquiries around the world. But on June 9, he made a different kind of appearance. Standing before the Queen’s Law Class of 2017 in Grant Hall, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and delivered his Convocation address.  

Law Society recognizes LLM’01 grad for advancing Indigenous rights

(June 14, 2017)

Larry Chartrand, LLM’01, renowned as a leader and an innovator in the study of Aboriginal and Métis law and as one of Canada’s foremost legal scholars on Métis constitutional rights, has received a 2017 Law Society Medal for outstanding service within the legal profession. 

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