Why I Chose Allard Law at UBC

My name is Cate Provan and I am a second-year student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law (Allard). When I was deciding which law school to go to, I was worried that Allard’s reputation for academic excellence would translate into a “cut-throat” and competitive school environment. Thankfully, my fears didn’t deter me from…

Study Law in French | Étudiez le droit en français

If you’re bilingual and looking at continuing to work in both official languages in the future, consider studying Common Law in French! In Canada, several universities including the University of Ottawa and McGill offer French Common Law degrees, while numerous other universities also offer French Civil Law Degrees. For this article, we sat down with University…

Law School Abroad Through Queen’s Law

Are you planning on attending law school? Do you regret not going on exchange while completing your undergraduate degree? Did you go on exchange during your undergrad but want to experience studying abroad again? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider travelling abroad to study law. Queen’s is partnered with various universities…

Representing Queen’s Nationally: Results from the 2018 Osgoode Cup

Each year, the nation’s top undergraduate students travel to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, to compete at the Osgoode Cup National Undergraduate Mooting Competition, to represent their universities with their oral advocacy and mooting skills! Held for the first time in 2005, the Osgoode Cup has a long tradition and is known to have…

We’re Hiring 2018/2019 Executive Team!

It is that time of year! Queen’s Pre-Law Society will be hiring our 2018/2019 Executive Team members! We are looking for passionate and creative individuals who are interested in law and who want to be involved in the planning and execution of our events next year! This year, we will be hiring: Public Relations Directors…

International Law School Info Session

On Thursday March 8th, QPLS will host an international law school info session for any members who are interested in attending law school overseas. Applying to international law schools can be an intimidating and confusing process, which is why we will be hosting guest speakers from companies that specialize in making this process easier. Two…

What’s The Deal With The LSAT?

The LSAT stands for Law School Admission Test, and it is a standardized test that assesses logic, reasoning, and other skills successful law students will need. Students applying to law school in Canada will need to complete the LSAT as this is required by most law schools. Programs taught in French will not typically require…

Mooting Competition

It’s official! Queen’s Pre-Law Society’s very first Mooting Competition is finished! The event on Wednesday, February 7th, was certainly one for the books! With so many talented speakers and passionate law school judges, it certainly felt like a scene out of Travolta’s “A Scene of Action”. On behalf of Queen’s Pre-Law Society, I would like…

QPLS Mooting Competition

Welcome back Pre-Law Society members, we hope you had a wonderful holiday break and have enjoyed the first few weeks of the new semester! After our terrific Speaker Event on Monday, January 22nd, Queen’s Pre-Law Society is back in full swing and has lots of wonderful opportunities for you to get involved this upcoming semester….

Guest Speaker Night

On January 22, 2018, the Queen’s Pre-Law Society welcomed Margaret Waddell and Peter Cronyn as guest speakers! Ms. Waddell is one of the Founding Partner of Waddell Phillips PC, located in Toronto, where she practices in the field of Class Actions and Commercial Litigation. Ms. Waddell is a Queen’s Law graduate and is also a…