Our Team
MBLA Executive Committee 2019-2020
President
Kevin Nicholls-Dempsey

Kevin is a 3L student at McGill Law.  He graduated from John Abbott College with a DCS in commerce.

 

In the past, he has volunteered with the Legal Information Clinic at McGill.  This past summer, he worked in a Montreal law firm specializing in business law and pro bono services.  This academic year, he is working with the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development and Law as a senior editor and as a tutorial leader for the Advocacy and Legal Ethics courses.

 

When not in school or working with the MBLA team, Kevin enjoys travelling and spending time with his family and friends.

President
Philippe Lefebvre Desrosiers

Philippe is currently a 3L student at McGill Law. He graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honours in Communication and in Political Science.  

 

Prior to attending law school, Philippe worked in the area of trade and investment attraction at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa, with a focus on Asia and artificial intelligence. Before joining the MBLA, Philippe volunteered for the McGill Legal Information Clinic as well as Pro Bono Students Canada. 

 

Outside school, Philippe enjoys spending time with his friends and family as well as rowing and swimming. Philippe is interested in corporate litigation and will be participating in organized recruitment for Summer 2020. 

Vice President, Finance
Caroline Robertson

Caroline is a 2L student who received her Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance from the University of Ottawa. 

 

She has varied experience in business, including her work at Infrastructure Canada, the U.S. Embassy’s Foreign Commercial Service, and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. She was previously the Director of Finance for the LSA and during her undergraduate degree she was the Vice-President of External Affairs for the Student Association of her business school. 

 

Caroline is fascinated by the intersection of business and law and is interested in pursuing a career in corporate law. 

Vice President, Media & Communications
Amélie Racine

Amélie is a 2L student at McGill Law. She graduated from Cégep de Granby with a degree in human sciences, specialized in administration and economics.

Amélie wants to work in the area of corporate law. She has a marked interest for business, demonstrated by her past work experience as a manager at Oceanview Enterprise. Over the past summer, she gained some practical experience at the intersection of law and business working at Cirque du Soleil in contracts management. 

Apart from her work at the MBLA, she is part of the McGill Law Journal team as a junior editor, enjoys playing soccer and tennis, and spending time with her family.

Vice President, Media & Communications
Jenna La Ricca

Jenna is a 3L student at McGill Law. Previously, Jenna obtained her Bachelor of Arts from McGill University, having majored in Political Science and minored in Sociology. 

 

Jenna has work experience in several fields, including the telecommunications industry and the human resources industry. Having successfully completed organized recruitment last year, she now works as a Student at Law at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. In addition to her professional experience, Jenna has volunteered at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill and has worked as both VP Communications and Co-President on the executive committee of Women in International Security at McGill.

 

Jenna is interested in corporate law, specifically the practice of Mergers and Acquisitions. In addition, she enjoys kayaking and reading.

Vice President, Events
Nathaniel Nurse
Vice President, Events
Linda Zhang

Linda is a 3L student at McGill’s Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, she graduated from Dawson College in their Commerce profile.

 

Linda is exploring her interest in business law by pursuing a minor in Management at the Desautels Faculty and through in-house work in a commercial real estate firm. She is currently completing a legal clinic placement at the Center for Research-Action on Race Relations as well as a clerkship in the Economic Affairs and Real Estate division of the Administrative Tribunal of Quebec.

 

Outside of classes, some of her hobbies include playing piano, teaching swimming as a certified instructor, and enjoying Montreal’s vibrant music scene.

Nathaniel is a 2L student at McGill Law. He graduated in 2018 from McGill University with a Bachelor in Social Work.

 

Nathaniel has diverse experience in business, having worked with private non-profits and for the Centre for Intellectual Property at McGill University. In the past, he has volunteered for both the Montreal Artists Legal Clinic and the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. Apart from the MBLA, Nathaniel is Co-President of the Black Law Student Association of McGill. 

 

Outside of school and work, Nathaniel enjoys playing drums and spending time with family and friends. Nathaniel is interested in pursuing a career in corporate law. 

McGill Business Law Association

McGill University, Faculty of Law

3644 Peel Street

Montréal, QC, H3A 1W9

Canada

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