We collaborate with a variety of organizations and groups within the University of Toronto to leverage the incredible talent and expertise on campus. Below is a small sampling of partners, and we are always open to additional partnerships if you have suggestions or don’t see the group you are looking for.
- Future of Law Lab Working Groups: Our working groups are year-long research projects focused on cutting-edge areas of law that are not part of the traditional legal curriculum.
- The Engineering Hatchery: A leading incubator at the University of Toronto, where our students can work and support student-led start-ups
- U of T Legal Hackers: The U of T chapter of a group focused on innovation in the practice of law
- Legal Information & Technology (LIT) Group: A student-run initiative that offers activities in a wide range of legal areas related to technology and innovation
The Future of Law Lab is fortunate to have incredible partners who operate in a variety of industries. They include areas such as health, legal technology, insurance, and more. Our partners provide expertise in our workshops and will often provide leadership and support to the research groups. They also create exciting summer placements through the Law School Summer Employment Process (LSSEP). Placement opportunities include:
- Blue J Legal Future of Law Fellowship: A summer opportunity where students spend half the summer working with Blue J Legal and the other half developing a legal technology venture
- Nestlé: Part of our In-House Counsel Internship Program, students have the opportunity to work with Nestlé’s In-House team
- Sun Life Financial: Part of our In-House Counsel Internship Program, students have the unique chance to work in the Legal Operations department with Sun Life
- Bell: Part of our In-House Counsel Internship Program, this is an equity, diversity, and inclusion initiative in partnership with Bell
- Health, Law, Innovation, and Policy (HLIP) Lab at Sinai Health System: Part of our In-House Counsel Internship Program, this is the perfect opportunity for those interested in the intersection between health law, technology, and data privacy.