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Research Chairs and Centres

Research report

Spring 2023 Research Report (pdf)

Research Report

"We are pleased to share this Faculty of Law Research Report. This document allows readers to see the impressive research output of the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. This work is a source of pride to each faculty member. We are part of a collective of impactful and transformational scholars" -Professor Darcy L. MacPherson

Faculty books


The Faculty of Law boasts a vibrant research community where Faculty members’ research is well-respected and published internationally, nationally, and locally. The Faculty publishes a number of highly-regarded academic legal research journals edited by some of the most prolific legal researchers in Western Canada.

The Marcel A. Desautels Centre

  • Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law Logo
  • The mandate of The Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law is to integrate the disciplines of law, business and the humanities as they apply to family-controlled and other private enterprises, the principal foundation of all economic activity in Canada. The focus on private enterprise, rather than public corporations, and a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding business people, as well as their businesses, makes the Centre unique for a Canadian law school.

    Through the Centre’s academic programs, students are trained, develop the necessary skills, and acquire relevant perspectives to address, in a holistic manner, issues faced by these enterprises and their owners at all stages of the private business life cycle, from conception through growth and development, to maturity, succession and disposition.

    The Centre also promotes research in these multi-faceted and complex issues, provides service to the business community through the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, supports specialized graduate education, and serves as a resource to members of the legal profession.


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