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Two Quebec law faculties among top 100 worldwide

Two Quebec law faculties have been rated as two of the best 100 in the world to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings.

McGill University’s law faculty, headed by Robert Leckey, was ranked 17th worldwide, maintaining its hold in the global top 20 since THE began publishing rankings specific to law in 2017.

The Université de Montréal’s law faculty was ranked 51st, climbing an impressive 42 spots.

The law faculty of the Université du Québec à Montréal was ranked between 101st and 125th while the Université Laval graded between 126th and 150th position. The Université de Sherbrooke’s law faculty was not rated.

Other Canadian law faculties did well as well.

The University of Toronto’s law faculty bested McGill by a rank, and was rated 16th best in the world. The University of British Columbia’s law faculty was ranked 39th, York University 50th, the University of Ottawa between 101 and 125, Western University between 126 and 150, University of Alberta between 151 and 175 as was Dalhousie University and Queen’s University. Carleton University and the University of Victoria’s law faculty were rated between 176 and 200.

THE law rankings, which include 257 institutions from 39 countries, are based on scores in five categories: teaching, research, citations, international outlook, and industry income.

16University of Toronto
17McGill University
39University of British Columbia
50York University
51Université de Montréal
Between 100 and 125Université du Québec à Montréal
Between 100 and 125University of Ottawa
Between 126 and 150Université Laval
Between 126 and 150Western University
Between 151 and 175University of Alberta
Between 151 and 175Dalhousie University
Between 151 and 175Queen's University
Between 176 and 200Carleton University
Between 176 and 200University of Victoria
Not rated.Université de Sherbrooke
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I am an award-winning legal and business journalist. I have written for Canadian Lawyer, the National, a magazine published by the Canadian Bar Association, and The Lawyers Daily and The Lawyer's Weekly, an independent legal Canadian publication. This website is in no way affiliated with any of these publications.

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