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  • How Administrative Law LLM Instructor Ronda Bessner Got Hooked on Public Inquiries

    When Ronda Bessner got her first taste of a public inquiry, she knew it would not be her last.   “I was hooked, right from the start,” says Bessner, who took up her original role as senior legal analyst at the Royal Commission on the Blood System in Canada in 1994, remaining in the post […] The post … Read more »

  • Ministry of the Attorney General Jobs for LLM Students

    OsgoodePD hosted one of the first events of 2024 dedicated to helping Internationally Trained Lawyers in Toronto. On January 11th 2024, OsgoodePD hosted an insightful panel about how internationally trained lawyers can stand out in the recruitment process for Ministry of the Attorney General jobs. T … Read more »

  • How a Master’s in Taxation Law helped Ron Friesen return to his professional roots

    When Ron Friesen first enrolled for the Master’s in Taxation Law, he had no idea that it would take almost two decades to get to his graduation from the program. From his early days as a chartered professional accountant in the 1980s, Friesen had always nurtured an interest in a taxation law degree, … Read more »

  • Financial statements: the most underrated documents in family law

    Eric Sadvari can think of no family law document more underrated than a financial statement. “It’s the backbone of most family law cases,” says Sadvari, a senior associate at Toronto firm Kenet Family Law.  “But many practitioners treat it as more of a fill-in-the-blanks exercise than a vital piece … Read more »

  • A new year: looking back, looking forward

    As part of an academic institution, we’re lucky to have two “new years”: the August/September period when a fresh academic year begins, as well as the new calendar year with its sense of renewal and focus on resolutions.  2023 brought a couple of very special celebrations: the 30th anniversary of ou … Read more »