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Alumni Networking Panel

The annual Alumni Networking Panel is an excellent opportunity for students curious about pursuing a career in business law to glean tips and tricks, and refine their networking skills with practising lawyers who were once TRU Law students! Students meet with accomplished TRU Law alumni practising in top firms across various sectors in business law.

Previous Firms in Attendance:

  • Bennett Jones

  • Pihl Law Corporation

  • Boughton Law

  • Fasken

  • Farris LLP

  • Blake, Cassels, & Graydon LLP

  • FH&P Lawyers

  • Gowling WLG

  • Dentons

  • Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Insider Tips & Tricks Panel

Current TRU summer articling students provide tips and tricks based on their experience with the 2L recruitment process.

This event is a forum where interested students can ask questions, learn more about the process, and get insider information about firms they may be interested in.


A2J Week: Diversity in the Legal Profession Panel

The TRU Business Law Society in collaboration with the TRU A2J Law Club and TRU First Generation Legal Network.


This panel is a part of the Acess to Justice Week in BC. The panel provides an opportunity to ask questions and hear from lawyers from a variety of races and ethnicities about their experiences with respect to diversity and inclusivity in the legal profession.


Practical Law Contract Drafting Workshop

An interactive workshop in contract drafting, hosted by a Thomson Reuters lawyer and editor and a Thomson Reuters Practical Law expert.


Speakers give students an in-depth look at the resources available to them, and how to navigate the software of Practical Law efficiently in order to devote more time to higher-level work.


TRU BLS x Queen's Human Rights Law Club

At the annual Queen's Human Rights Law Club Conference, the Thompson Rivers University Business Law Society with the support of the CBA International Law Section, hosts a panel on human rights in business law. The Conference seeks to host a panel from every law school in Canada.


Women Leading in Business Law Panel

The TRU Business Law Society, in collaboration with the TRU Women & Law Society.

This event offers students the opportunity to attend an insightful panel discussion. The panel discussion is led by guest professionals who share their insights, wisdom, and experiences as women practising in business law. Some central topics include: gender equality, diversity, and the future steps that must be taken to achieve equal representation in the business law sector.

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