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Law & Business

Law and Business students gain a solid understanding of many key legal issues in the corporate world, including contract negotiations, human resources, policy development and property transactions, as well as areas that are of increasing importance and significance such as corporate social responsibility and corporate governance. Critical thinking and the application of legal knowledge are at the heart of all courses offered in the Law and Business major, providing students with the strongest integration of law and business among all business programs in Canada.

Faculty teaching in the Law and Business program are renowned experts in their areas of study which include: international law, human rights law, privacy, government regulation, environmental law and corporate social responsibility. Students pursuing a business degree in Law benefit from professors who have extensive years of industry experience and strong connections to businesses, governments and NGOs. 

Academic Success

TRSM offers a wide range of services to help you succeed. 

Awards & Scholarships

TRSM and Ryerson offer many awards and scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. 

Law Society Medal

Congratulations to Law & Business Advisory Council member Frank Walwyn, who has been awarded the prestigious Law Society Medal by the Law Society of Ontario. Frank is a Partner at WeirFoulds, and a valued advisor to the Law & Business Department.

Regulation Government and Socially Responsible Management

Fall 2019 Guest Lecture Series

The speaker series will take place in TRS1-147, from 3:15-4:30pm

Date   Guest Speaker
 September 12th    Ralph E. Lean – Counsel, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
 September 19th    Brian Burke – Sportsnet
 September 26th    Erin Kelly – President and CEO, Advanced Symbolics Inc.
 October 3rd    The Honorable Caroline Mulroney – Minister of Transportation
 October 10th 

  Election Panel:

  Jim Warren – President and CEO, Riseley Strategies Inc.

  Adrienne Batra – Editor in Chief, Toronto Sun

  Olivia Chow – Former NDP, Member of the Canadian House of Commons

 October 24th    Bruce Bower – President and CEO, AMJ Campbell Van Lines
 November 7th 

  Isaac Olowolofe –CEO, DreamMaker Group

  Laura McGee – Founder and CEO, Diversio

 November 14th    John Levy – Chairman and CEO, The Score Media and Gaming Inc.
 November 21st    Barry Avrich – CEO, BT/A Advertising Inc.
 November 28th    Mitchell Cohen – President, The Daniels Corporation

NAFTA Negotiations: Exploring the Implications

The Law and Business department's 2nd annual workshop was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018. If you missed the session or would like to recap the discussions, video footage is available on the CSR Institute site:

    Dr. Chris MacDonald

    Department Administrator &

    Program Adviser

    Elaine Armstrong

    TRS 1-004


    Undergraduate Program Advisor

    Jose Cabral

    TRS 1-004

    Program Advisory Council 

    Law and Business Management

    Faculty Members