Our Team
MBLA Executive Committee 2020-2021
President
Reeve Kako

Reeve is going into his 3L year of study at McGill’s law faculty. Prior to studying law, Reeve also attained his Bachelor of Arts from McGill with an Honours distinction in Political Science. 

 

Reeve has garnered a keen interest in corporate law through the various opportunities he has taken on in the Canadian legal sector, including his positions at Montreal immigration law firm, FWCanada, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, as well as the Law Society of Ontario.

 

Aside from his role on the MBLA, Reeve also remains an active member of his faculty’s community. Reeve volunteers at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill as a volunteer caseworker, as well as will begin his third term as VP Finance of McGill’s chapter of OutLaw.

 

On his spare time, Reeve enjoys cooking with friends, going to the gym, and travelling. 

President
Jacob Krane-Paul

Jacob is a 2L student at McGill Law. He graduated from Concordia University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Commerce, Management. He was Valedictorian of his graduating class.

 

Jacob developed an interest in corporate law during his internship at CGI, a global, multi-billion-dollar IT company. He drafted press releases and investor relations memoranda relating to CGI’s mergers and acquisitions. He also undertook a research assistantship, where he explored sustainable business practices in the pharmaceuticals and technologies industries.

 

Since 2015, Jacob has worked pro bonoat Project Genesis, where he provides technical information and assistance on matters involving tenant rights, pension opportunities, and welfare.

 

Jacob is passionate about sports, recreationally boxing and playing hockey, tennis and golf. He also sat on the organizing committee of the largest student-run sports business conference in Canada, serving as the John Molson Sports Marketing Committee’s VP Finance.

Vice President, Finance
Ian Bernstein

Ian is a 2L student at McGill Law. Previously, he graduated from McGill with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Psychology and a minor in Linguistics.

 

Ian’s interest in business law began upon entering law school, and grew stronger when he attended a corporate law “firm hop” in Toronto earlier this year. Ian has gained a wide array of research experience throughout his undergraduate degree, and hopes to engage in research that examines the intersection between law and mental health, as well as how to better reconcile the two. 

 

Ian is also interested in family law and criminal law. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and going on road trips.

Vice President, Media & Communications
Michelle Poupart

Michelle est une étudiante de 2e année à la Faculté de droit de McGill. Elle a gradué l’an passé du Collège André-Grasset avec un diplôme en sciences de la nature. 

 

Michelle désire travailler en droits des affaires ou en droit fiscal. Elle a un intérêt marqué pour les affaires depuis sa participation au programme Junior Achievements, où elle était présidente de son équipe lors de la mise au marché d’un produit personnalisé. Michelle a aussi gagné un certain niveau d’expérience en communications lors de son mandat comme Vice-Présidente aux affaires socio-culturelles de son établissement collégial. 

 

Mis à part son implication dans le MBLA, Michelle fait partie de la Revue de Droit de la faculté en tant que Junior Manager. Elle aime aussi jouer au tennis, faire de la plongée sous-marine et passer du temps avec ses amis dans ses temps libres. 

Vice President, Media & Communications
Kaelyn Macaulay

Kaelyn is currently a 2L student at McGill Law. She graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with distinction from the University of Calgary.

 

During her undergraduate degree, Kaelyn used her experience working with small businesses to start her own private tutoring company. She is a member of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education and she has previously worked in partnership with the Calgary Public Library and Montreal's Chez Doris to implement volunteer language programs for disadvantaged groups. She is highly interested in learning more about the intersection between business law and accessibility as she pursues a career in corporate law.

 

In her spare time, Kaelyn's favourite activities are playing soccer or reading with a good cup of tea and her two cats.

Vice President, Events
Chloe Barrette

Chloe is a 2L student at McGill Law. Prior to law school, she graduated in Honours Commerce profile from John Abbott College.

 

Chloe wants to work in the area of business law. In particular, she is interested the fields of entertainment, artificial intelligence and sustainability. Apart from being VP Events of the MBLA, she is Vice-President of Communications for the Law Faculty’s Indigenous Law Association and is a Student Ambassador.

 

Outside of school, she trains in dance and guitar. She also enjoys singing, running, reading, and spending time with family.

Vice President, Events
Chris Liang

Originally from Ottawa, Chris is currently a 2L student at McGill Law. He graduated from McGill University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Political Science and Sociology.

 

He has vast experience in the field of corporate law. This includes his internships at Shearman & Sterling LLP (London, UK), Morrison Foerster (London, UK), Department of Justice Canada (Ottawa, ON), and Canada Steamship Lines, Legal Intern (Montreal, PQ). At the Faculty of Law, Chris was a team member for Pro Bono Canada and is presently the VP Ongoing Events of the Law Students Association.

 

As a keen sports enthusiast, Chris spends his time outside of the faculty playing hockey, soccer, and rugby. He looks forward to participating in organized recruitment in 2021. 

McGill Business Law Association

McGill University, Faculty of Law

3644 Peel Street

Montréal, QC, H3A 1W9

Canada

General Inquiries

mbla.law@mail.mcgill.ca

Event RSVP

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