UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
Connecting UVic Law students with resources and opportunities to better understand the world of business law.
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The aim of the Business Law Association (“BLA”) is to connect law students with resources and opportunities to better understand the various facets of business law practice. As a long-established club at UVic Law, the BLA has developed a vast network of corporate law firms that partner with the club to run events throughout the year. These events include informative panels, networking events and more.
Some of our past events include:
Practice Area Panels
- What is Business Law
- Solicitor Practice in Indigenous Law
- pub nights
- pizza lunches
- axe throwing
- wine tasting
Career Advice Panels
- What is Networking?
- How to Prepare for Recruiting Season
- Working in Big Law
- Law Firm Success
- Business Law and Co-op
- First-Year Business Law Fellowship Info Sessions
Working with Indigenous Business Law Clients
TUESDAY, 15 MARCH 2022 FROM 12:30 PDT-1:20 Join the Indigenous Law Students Association and Business Law Association for a lunchtime talk on advising Indigenous clients in a business law context. Yvan Guy Larocque from Miller Titerle will be visiting to give an...
“What is it like to be a real life litigator?” – Lunch + Learn presented by McMillan LLP
THURSDAY, 10 MARCH 2022 AT 12:30-1:30 PM Interested in learning more about commercial litigation? Join Shea Coulson and Carina Chiu for a candid discussion about what the day to day life of a commercial litigator at a Big Law Firm looks like. Shea and Carina...
BLA x Femlaw: Women in Business Law
THURSDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2022 FROM 6:30 - 8:00 PM The Business Law Club and FemLaw present: Women in Business Law! The first hour of the event will be an engaging discussion with panellists about their careers, followed by a 30-minute open-floor Q&A where attendees...
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For students who are interested in getting more involved with the club, several event coordinator and social media coordinator positions are available that will give students a chance to work directly with law firms to organize an event.
We typically recruit event coordinators and social media coordinators near the start of the academic year. For more information about these positions and how to get involved, visit us during the LSS Clubs Day or reach out to us.
Brooklynn Malec & Carol Xue