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  • Changing the face of the Canadian legal profession: Osgoode Professional Development’s LLM in Canadian Common Law celebrates its first decade

    For Patricia Cavalhier, it was an opportunity she thought she’d never see again. When the Toronto resident immigrated to Canada from Brazil with her family in 2010, she assumed that giving up her career as an accomplished lawyer was simply a sacrifice she’d have to make. Her legal background in a ci … Read more »

  • In Memoriam: Paul Wye

    One of OsgoodePD’s most beloved staff members, Paul Wye, died tragically on August 4, at the age of 41. A celebration of Paul’s life was held on August 11 in the Osgoode Hall Law School Moot Court. Paul started at OsgoodePD in 2002 as a work study student and began full-time in an AV Support […] The … Read more »

  • How a Professional LLM in Canadian Common law helped Francisco Rojas make a career pivot

    Big changes are no big deal for Francisco Rojas. Soon after arriving in Canada from Ecuador to enrol in Osgoode’s Professional LLM in Canadian Common Law, Rojas set his sights on a corporate or commercial law position. To the casual observer, the choice might have appeared unusual for someone like R … Read more »

  • Hongqi Liu

    Just a few months after arriving in Toronto, the place is starting to feel like home for Hongqi Liu. During Liu’s short time in the city, the OsgoodePD International Entrance Award winner has found his transition smoothed by the ways in which his new surroundings are reminiscent of the Chinese capit … Read more »

  • John Tobin

    John Tobin’s tax law career is about to come full circle. This fall – more than three decades after he earned the course prize as a student in Osgoode Hall Law School’s introductory tax law class – Tobin is set to start his role as co-director of OsgoodePD’s Professional LLM in Taxation Law. “I am [ … Read more »