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Upcoming in 2012:

 January 12-15, 2012

November 8th: Please note that due to unexpected interest in the trip, all tickets were sold on November 7th. If you're intersted in being put on a wait list, please email us at

Join the McGill International Law Society for a trip to New York City from January 12th to 15th and get a taste of what life practicing in the Big Apple would be like. Activities will include presentations from, and opportunities for networking with major global law firms and organizations in public and private international law, a tour of the United Nations, a night on the town to sample NYC's famous nightlife and a brunch with McGill alumni working in NYC. There will also be a lot of free time to explore the city!

DATES: 12 au 15 janvier 2012.
PRIX: 315$
  • Return transportation by coach, leaving from the NCDH
  • 3 night accommodation in a Midtown Manhattan Hotel (4 persons rooms)
  • Private tour of the United Nations
  • Personalized, exclusive visits to leading NYC international law firms and NGOs (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Morrison Foerster, Human Rights Watch, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and another TBD).
  • A chance to network with top employers who recruit regularly at McGill.
  • A chance to meet McGill alumni working in NYC
  • A chance to explore international career oportunities
  • Mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi de 12h00 à 13h30 à l’Atrium, et ce du 7 au 18 novembre!
  •  Par l’entremise d’un membre de l’exécutif de la Société: Jordan Altman, Leanne Flett, Zachary Frenkiel, Erica Shadeed and Jeanne Mageau-Taylor.

ONLY 27 SPOTS: first come first serve upon full payment (payable in cash or cheque to the McGill International Law Society). Get yours ASAP!
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March 2012
International Law Meet and Greet

Recent Events:

November 3-5, 2011

International Law Conference in Ottawa

For the past 40 years the Canadian Council on International Law has hosted an annual conference in Ottawa that provides a forum for discussion of all areas in the field of Internatioanl Law. La conférence de cette année, nommée "Culture and Innovation in International Law," se déroulera du 3 au 5 novembre. While the impressive list of panelists will no doubt provide insight into the worlds of Public and Private International Law, students interested in careers in the field of International Law will be particularly interested in the conference's Student Job Fair and Workshops.

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If you are interested in attending, please contact the McGill International Law Society at . MILS will be able to provide substantial funding for registration costs on a first come first serve basis, though studetns will be responsible for other expense such as transport.

     November 9th, 2011 - 12:45-1:45, NCDH 203

International Law 101

What is International Law? Come find out!

MILS is very excited to present our first on-campus event of the year - "international Law 101." The event is meant ot provide students with an informal introduction to the broad field of international law for a brief one-hour session.

This year we are delighted and privileged to have Professor Mark Fathi Massoud adn Me Pearl Eliadis as our guest speakers.

Professor Massoud teaches in McGill's Faculty of Law in the areas of international law, human rights, and law and society. He is currently teaching "Public International Law" to upper year students.

Pear Eliadis, a McGill grad, is a well-known international lawyer. With over 20 years experience in law, human rights, national human rights institutions and public administration, Me Eliadis advises governments and institutional clients including the United Nations, the European Commission, the OSCE and NGOs.

Both speakers have a tremendous amount of knowledge of private and public international law topics, and have much to offer in terms of career advice.

Please join us during universal break on Wednesday November 9th from 12:45-1:45 in room 203.

More Information on MILS

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