LawWithoutWalls Program

LawWithoutWalls 2019 - Application DEADLINE - November 7, 2018!

The Hennick Centre for Business and Law offers upper year Osgoode-Schulich JD/MBA students the opportunity to participate in LawWithoutWalls, a groundbreaking international academic program organized by the University of Miami School of Law. Students work with students and faculty from leading law and business schools from around the world to conduct guided, collaborative research on a current problem in legal education or practice.  Explore LWOW Community, including Osgoode/Schulich Alumni.

The Centre conducts an LWOW Advertising Campaign at Osgoode in October of every Fall term, followed by the opening of the application process and final selection of successful candidates by the LawWithoutWalls selection committee in November.

“The course was one of the most interesting, thought-provoking, memorable, and important experiences that I have had thus far at Osgoode … The collegiality I felt as part of the LWOW family reminded me what it feels like to be on a team, work with a team, and thrive as a team”  Brandon Burke JD’18, LWOW-X 2017 participant read more 

“My greatest joy is seeing students realize their full potential” Erika Pagano, Director of LawWithoutWalls read more

“For those who may have an aversion to working in large groups, LWOW will blow you away!  This has been the best JD/MBA experience for me by far, and the trips to Switzerland and Miami make it all the better!”  Erik Suokas JD/MBA’19, LWOW 2018 participant read more  

LawWithoutWalls teams 100 students from 30 law and business schools around the world with 2 lawyer team leaders along with an academic, business, and entrepreneur mentor.  The teams identify a problem related to law, business, and technology and develop a practicable solution — including a prototype and a business plan!

Materials that bring LWOW to life:

A Message from the LWOW Founder:


... The what, why & how of LWOW