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Established in 1892, UNB Law has developed a reputation as an outstanding Canadian law school. This reputation is rooted in our determination to treat our students as individuals, and to offer a broad legal education through our core curriculum.

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Award-winning performances at Sopinka and McKelvey Cup

The all-Newfoundland team of Mark Browne (2L) and Alden Spencer (3L), finished in third place at the 2022 Sopinka Cup moot. The Sopinka is the eminent trial advocacy competition that sees the eight regional winners battle for the top spot in the nation annually.

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Bay Street Bound: a record recruiting year

Six UNB Law students are heading to Bay Street in the spring of 2022—the most since at least a decade. Alla Al-Arabi (2L), Mark Browne (2L), Dylan Gallant (2L), Frank Gillies (2L), Madison Janes (2L), and Alexandra Steinberg (3L) have all accepted positions with some of the most prominent full-service law firms in the country—and the world.

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The UNB Law Podcast

The UNB Law Podcast features prominent alumni sharing their law school experience, discussing their career paths, and offering advice to current and prospective students. In the latest episode, Dean Michael Marin sits down with Patricia Bernard (LLB ’99), Chief of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation in northern New Brunswick.

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New alumni mentorship program offers support to students

UNB Law successfully launched an alumni mentorship program for first-year law students. The purpose of this program was twofold: to connect students with someone who “survived” law school and went on to a fulfilling career, and to help 1Ls develop a connection to UNB Law during a year of remote learning.

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PBSC UNB: Serving the community for 22 years

The UNB Chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada has taken on 20 projects (12 of which are new) and has partnered with 13 organizations. A group of 40 UNB Law student volunteers will complete these projects under the supervision of 17 local lawyers.

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The fall/winter issue of Nexus is here!

Read about our six students heading to Bay Street; accessibility upgrades including a brand-new front entrance ramp and platform lift; Prof. Maria Panezi’s NB Environmental Trust Fund grant to tackle climate change; a conversation with Ian Putnam, President and CEO of HBC Properties and Investments; the life and legacy of Tore Grude; and much more!

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