Research Assistant – 886 – PEM – tg

McGill University

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Students who took Property Law with Professor Moyse in 2022-2023 are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Research Assistant (RA) will assist Professor Moyse with a project focused on divided co-ownership in Quebec. The objective of this project is to explore the shifts in the divided co-ownership landscape following the introduction of Bills 16 and 141. Additionally, the research will examine how divided co-ownerships operate as a form of local governance.


· Conducting research in private law and performing literature reviews, under the supervision of lead researchers;

· Drafting of a report on the impacts of the Québec new legislation;

· Analyzing the jurisprudence relating to disputes in the condominium sector from both Ontario and British Columbia.

Qualifications Required :

· Bilingualism: Proficiency in French, particularly in written communication . All students with a strong command of the French language are welcome to apply.

· Interest in divided co-ownership/private law/civil law+common law

· Submit a 200-word cover letter along with a copy of your unofficial transcript and your CV.


Description du poste : Les étudiants qui ont suivi le cours de droit des biens avec le professeur Moyse en 2022-2023 sont fortement encouragés à postuler.

L’assistant de recherche (AR) aidera le professeur Moyse dans le cadre d’un projet axé sur la copropriété divise au Québec. L’objectif de ce projet est d’explorer les changements dans le paysage de la copropriété divise suite à l’introduction des projets de loi 16 et 141. De plus, la recherche examinera comment les copropriétés divises fonctionnent en tant que forme de gouvernance locale.

Tâches :

– Effectuer des recherches en droit privé et des analyses documentaires, sous la supervision de chercheurs principaux ;

– Rédaction d’un rapport sur les impacts de la nouvelle législation québécoise ;

– Analyse de la jurisprudence relative aux litiges dans le secteur des condominiums en Ontario et en Colombie-Britannique.

Qualifications requises :

– Bilinguisme : Maîtrise du français, en particulier à l’écrit. Tous les étudiants ayant une bonne maîtrise de la langue française sont invités à poser leur candidature.

– Intérêt pour la copropriété divise/le droit privé/le droit civil+le droit commun.

– Soumettre une lettre de motivation de 200 mots accompagnée d’une copie de votre relevé de notes non officiel et de votre CV.

Hourly Salary:


Hours per Week:

5 (Part time)


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This position is covered by the Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) collective agreement.

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