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Prof. Benjamin Alarie featured in Maclean's on the impact of AI on law

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Prof. Benjamin Alarie, a professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law who teaches in the GPLLM program, is featured in an article in Maclean's magazine about the disruptive potential of artificial intelligence on the practice of law ("Big law is having its Uber moment," Jan. 16, 2017). The article opens:

VIDEO: Watch Mark Wiseman, Dean Edward Iacobucci, and GPLLM alumni discuss why business issues are legal issues

Thursday, May 26, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016,  Dean Edward Iacobucci and Mr. Mark Wiseman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, hosted a breakfast with Global Professional LLM alumni Cameron Carvalho and Ariel Liang to discuss why 'Business Issues are Legal Issues', and how the Global Professional Master of Laws can bridge both.

Watch the video:

Class of 2015 Global Professional LLM graduates celebrate Convocation

Monday, November 9, 2015

Graduates of the GPLLM Class of 2015 enter Convocation Hall on Nov. 9, 2015

Graduates of the GPLLM Class of 2015 enter Convocation Hall on Nov. 9, 2015

 

There are 39 lawyers and business executives in Toronto who can add another prestigious set of letters after their names. They are the newest graduates with a Global Professional LLM degree, a one-year executive-style graduate program focusing on global business law.

"How sitting on a board can lead to success" - The Globe and Mail

Monday, August 24, 2015

GPLLM graduate, Odette Uy, was featured in a Globe and Mail article ”How sitting on a board can lead to success” on August 21, 2015. Odette who has over 25 years of experience in senior executive roles in the Philippines and other parts of Asia explaines how "she became interested in a board role in Canada this spring, after completing the global professional masters of law program at the University of Toronto, with an emphasis on Canadian corporate governance."

"Why more corporate executives now have extensive legal training" - The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The op-ed below, published in the "Report on Business" section of the Globe and Mail, describes the value for business executives of having a legal education. The op-ed was penned by Jane Kidner, Assistant Dean, Professional Legal Education at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.


Why more corporate executives now have extensive legal training

By Jane Kidner

Aug. 11, 2015

Law's Global Professional grads gain a competitive edge

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

photo of four graduates from Law's Global Professional program in their gowns
Rubal Bhadu, Tisnai Thaitham, Simmy Yu and Ji Wei Shao in front of the Faculty of Law's Flavelle House (photo by Johnny Guatto)

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo

GPLLM faculty and advisory board members honoured with Zenith Awards

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The Global Professional LLM Program would like to congratulate Sheila Murray and Dorothy Quann who were recently recognized with a 2013 Zenith Award. 

The Zenith Awards honour women lawyers who have led their clients, firms, companies, departments, faculties, profession, colleagues and/or communities; and have been a role model for other women in the profession.