Guide to NCA Courses
Feb
21
3:00 pm15:00

Guide to NCA Courses

  • Ked Edwards - ground floor - Lecture Theatre 3

The University of Alberta will be providing information on NCA courses.

The Annual Law Ball After Party
Feb
17
Feb 18

The Annual Law Ball After Party

  • The Locker Room Sports Bar & Lounge

Please join CSL for the annual law ball after party at The Locker Room Sports Bar and Lounge at 10:30pm on Feb.17!!!

Tickets are £5 for CLS members and £7 for non-members.

If you have any questions about the event or how you can purchase tickets, please feel free to ask any of the CLS committee members.

Look forward to seeing you all there!!!

A Future in Private Practice
Feb
16
4:30 pm16:30

A Future in Private Practice

  • Astley Clarke Lecture Theatre - groud floor

Please join us for our very special guest lecture with Michael A. Tibollo on Thursday Feb 16th at 4:30pm in the Astley Clarke Lecture Theatre located on the ground floor.

The guest lecture will discuss the positive and negative aspects to private practice. Michael A. Tibollo is a Canadian Lawyer who owns his own private practice in Toronto. Mr. Tibollo will share with us his experince working in both the public and private sectors of the legal world!

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! Spread the word and see you all Feb 16th!

If you have any questions, feel free to ask any of the CLS executive!

Transitioning your legal career in Canada!
Feb
6
4:00 pm16:00

Transitioning your legal career in Canada!

  • Ken Edwards Building Lecture Theatre 1

Please join the Canadian Law Society in welcoming a Leicester alumni this Monday at 4pm in the Ken Edwards Building Lecture Theatre 1!

Lelah Hedayati, Leicester Alumni, Canadian Lawyer practicing in Toronto, will give a talk on how to get a job in Canada, including preparing for the NCAs, putting a resume together and tips on applying for jobs!

There will be a sign up sheet at the talk on Monday for individual appointments on Tuesday Feb 7th and Wednesday Feb 8th with Laleh. She is very helpful for students, the Law School recommends you take advantage of her time while she is here.

We hope to see all of you there, spread the word to all of your Canadian classmates!

CLS Ugly Sweater Party!
Nov
25
Nov 26

CLS Ugly Sweater Party!

  • Revolution

Please join us this Friday at Revolution for our ANNUAL Ugly Sweater Christmas Party! Its nearing the end of term so come out and celebrate with your fellow classmates!

The Canadian Law Society wants to spread some Christmas cheer to its members so the event is FREE:)! If you want to get a hold of awesome drink deals be sure to bring your revolution card with you or snag one that night!

Spread the word! Can't wait to see everyone's ugly sweaters at 10pm this Friday!

Canadian Guest Speaker - Constance L Sugiyama C.M., J.D., LL.D.
Oct
12
1:30 pm13:30

Canadian Guest Speaker - Constance L Sugiyama C.M., J.D., LL.D.

  • University of Leicester

DON'T MISS THE FIRST CLS CANADIAN GUEST LECTURE OF THE YEAR!!

The Canadian guest lecture is due to take place this Wednesday 12 October 1:30pm – 3:30pm in Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 1.

This year we are delighted to announce that the guest lecture will be given by Constance L Sugiyama C.M., J.D., LL.D.

·Leading Canadian Corporate Lawyer

·Former Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Ryerson University

·Extensive experience serving on many public and private sector boards

· Named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network

· Member of the Order of Canada

Her talk will be titled Is there a future in law?

This talk is a public event and open to all students. It will be of particular interest to our Canadian students, but should also be of interest to any of our students interested in the future of law.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Oct
9
6:00 pm18:00

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

  • La Vida Restaurant

Please join us at La Vida Restaurant this Sunday for our annual Thanksgiving dinner with The Canadian Law Society!

Tickets are 15 pounds for members and 20 for non-members which provides a three course thanksgiving meal. They will be on sale in the CLS office L26 of the Law Building starting this Wednesday (tomorrow), Thursday and Friday.

Please ask any of the CLS committee members for any other questions you may have! We hope to see you there!

Explore London!
Mar
4
6:00 am06:00

Explore London!

  • Parliament Square

On Friday March 4th be a part of the most coveted CLS event! For only for 5 pound (7 pounds for non-members) your journey will include: your travel to London and back, explore the Supreme Court and so much more!

The coach will depart from The University of Leicester at 6am and depart from Parliament square at 8pm. You will be dropped off in front of the Supreme Court to enjoy a tour of the Court's and after that you can plan the rest of your day enjoying all that London has to offer. All for an amazing price!

Registration for the event will start Wednesday!

Look forward to sharing an amazing experience with all of you!

Canadian Guest Lecture on Assisted Dying
Feb
25
5:00 pm17:00

Canadian Guest Lecture on Assisted Dying

  • Harry peach law library

Dr. Stephanie Palmer (Cambridge University) will be giving a lecture on the 'UK and Canadian approaches on Assited Dying'.

Please join us for this special presentation on Feb.25th @5pm in the Law Library (Harry Peach), which will be followed by a tea and cake reception.

Look forward to seeing you all there!

Arabian Nights Law Ball After Party
Feb
19
Feb 20

Arabian Nights Law Ball After Party

  • The Terrace - Champagne and Cocktail Bar

Please join us for the Official Arabian Nights Law Ball After Party held at Terrace Champagne & Cocktail Bar at 11pm on Feb.19th!!!

We have an exclusive level reserved just for us, with a 15% discount on all drinks for the night (applicable with your wristband)!!!

Please feel free to ask any of the Canadian Law Society Committee members to purchase your tickets and to ask any further questions.

Look forward to seeing you all there!!!

Guide to the NCA's
Feb
18
5:00 pm17:00

Guide to the NCA's

  • BEN LT2

Calling all Canadian Law Society Members to join us for the annual Guide to NCA'S talk on Feb.18th @5pm! If you have any questions please ask our Academic Officer Mercedes Mueller!

See you all there!

FIRST YEAR LAW EXAM PREP INFO SESSION!
Dec
2
3:00 pm15:00

FIRST YEAR LAW EXAM PREP INFO SESSION!

  • RATTRAY LOWER GROUND FLOOR LECTURE THEATRE

The Canadian Law Society and LULS present: FIRST YEAR LAW EXAM PREP INFO SESSION!

Not sure what to expect at exam time? Need help answering problem questions? Join us on WED. DEC. 2nd at 3-5pm in RATTRAY LOWER GROUND FLOOR LECTURE THEATRE to get the information and tips you need to be successful in your first year exams.

We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions about the event please e-mail:
Jessy Pharmaha, CLS Academic Deputy Officer at
jp427@student.le.ac.uk.

For any other inquiries, please e-mail:
Mercedes Mueller, CLS Academic Officer at mm665@student.le.ac.uk.

Canadian Mooting Finals
Dec
1
6:00 pm18:00

Canadian Mooting Finals

  • Council Chambers, Fielding Johnson Building

Come see two very impressive teams compete for their chance to be named the Canadian Moot Champions! For the appellants we have Kate Miller and Robert Cutruzolla, and for the Respondents we have Khalil Bheriani and Alexander Cotton who will argue their grounds in front of Dr. Tracey Elliott and a Guest Judge who will be announced closer to the event. Come show your CANADIAN PRIDE and cheer on your favourite team!

Transitioning your legal career in Canada
Nov
30
3:00 pm15:00

Transitioning your legal career in Canada

  • Bennett Building, University of Leicester

Our very own Leicester Alumni Laleh Hedayati will be hosting a workshop on how to transition your legal career in Canada. Lelah is working in Toronto for http://www.hshlawyers.com/team/laleh-hedayati/, the workshop will be on Nov 30th from 3-5pm in Bennett LT5.

She will also be offerring one on one sessions with students for mentoring/working on student resumes on Dec 1st and Dec 2nd from 9-11am & 12-2pm (same times for both dates) in room FJ 170C. Sign up sheets for the one on one sessions will be available at the workshop!
 

Ugly Sweater Party
Nov
27
Nov 28

Ugly Sweater Party

  • Fat Cat Café Bar Leicester

Join us for CLS’s annual Ugly Sweater Party on Friday November 27th! Term is wrapping up and what better way to celebrate with your friends and classmates then by showing off your ugliest sweater and enjoying some good drinks!

Our Ugly Sweater party will be held at Fat Cats located on Belvoir St. A special drink menu has been created for us, which will be valid until 1am. You will receive a wristband once you get your ticket, the wristband will give you access to the drink specials.

Tickets will be given in exchange for optional donation towards charity, because it is the season of giving:) Tickets will be available starting next week at the CLS Office L26.

See you all at Fat Cats!

Annual London Trip
Mar
20
10:00 am10:00

Annual London Trip

  • Supreme Court and Parliament

The CLS will be making our annual visit to the Supreme Court and Parliament on the 20th of March! Tickets will be sold in the CLS office (L26) between 11-3 from Tuesday-Friday. The cost of the trip for either Parliament or the Supreme Court is 5 pounds (including transportation) - for paid CLS members. THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES AND TICKETS WILL BE SOLD ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.

Coffee House
Mar
10
7:00 pm19:00

Coffee House

  • THE MARQUIS WELLINGTON

A night of FREE coffee, cakes, and discussion of the hot button global legal issue of assisted dying.

Everyone is welcome to attend this event!