Education Peter A. Allard School of Law
The Centre for Business Law supports excellence in learning through its academic programs which prepare students for their careers by providing rigorous theoretical and practical legal training in areas of business law. Business Law Clinic Students enrolled in the Clinic provide business oriented legal advice to segments of the small business, entrepreneurial, and non-profit communities.
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Curriculum and Accreditation Peter A. Allard School of Law
(Just Now) The LLM CL builds your foundational knowledge through intensive core courses designed specifically for those without a common law background. Explore your interests and deepen your common law knowledge through graduate level or upper-year JD electives — including courses commonly required by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) to practice law in Canada.
Master of Laws in Taxation Peter A. Allard School of Law
(9 days ago) The LLM in Taxation is a flexible course-based professional master's program that provides lawyers and accountants with in-depth practical knowledge and technical expertise in tax law. Our specialized program builds your foundational tax law knowledge and hones your expertise in your areas of interest through a wide selection of elective courses.
How to Apply Peter A. Allard School of Law
(4 days ago) Complete the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies online application form and pay the application fee. When applying, be sure to choose "Law, Master's LLM" as the program. A non-refundable application fee by Visa or Mastercard must be paid for your application to be processed. 3.
Indigenous Legal Studies Faculty and Staff Peter A
(9 days ago) He has taught in universities in Canada and the United States, in Faculties of Law, and Departments of Philosophy and Indigenous Studies. Most recently he was an Assistant Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (1998 - 2004), where he also acted as Director of the Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments.
Truth and Reconciliation Peter A. Allard School of Law
(1 days ago) The Indigenous Law Students Association, comprised of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, has 147 members. We are working to improve our support for Indigenous students, and to ensure that Indigenous and non-Indigenous students alike understand that the development of Aboriginal law in Canada is the most significant shift in the
Concentrations & Specializations Peter A. Allard School
(8 days ago) The Peter A. Allard School of Law is fortunate to be able to offer its students a wide variety of specializations and concentrations. By completing certain course requirements, students can, depending on the program, either obtain a transcript notation or certificate evidencing their successful fulfillment of the program requirements. Choose from:
Rethinking the Reception of English Law in British
(Just Now) In 2013 the Supreme Court of Canada held that a 1731 English statute requiring all documents filed in court proceedings to be in English was in force in the province of British Columbia. The Court held that the statute met the requirements set out by BC's provincial statute governing the reception of English law in BC: the criminal and civil laws of England as of November 19, 1858 are received
Wellbeing Services Peter A. Allard School of Law
(3 days ago) UBC Stepped Care Model of Wellbeing Counselling at Allard School of Law is part of the UBC stepped care model. Stepped care is where the level of intervention is matched to the level of the presenting issue. In your first session the nature and urgency of your concerns and your goals are assessed and an individualized plan to improve your overall wellbeing is developed.
Reflecting on the role for law in African development at
(4 days ago) Allard Law. Over the past two years, four new awards have been created to support Allard Law students who identify as Indigenous, Black or as a person of colour (IBPOC). Learn more about each of these new awards, as well as other funding opportunities available to new and continuing Allard Law …
Executive Learning Program in Mining Law and
(2 days ago) Watch an Info Session. Hear about this mining law program, a discussion on corporate social responsibility, and a Q&A for prospective students. Meet instructor and international mining law and sustainability expert Dr. Daniela Chimisso dos Santos, LLB, LLM, SJD, and Dr. Carol Liao, Associate Professor, UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar and Director of the Centre for Business Law, Peter A
Brian Bird Peter A. Allard School of Law
(2 days ago) Brian Bird’s primary research interests are constitutional law and theory, interactions between courts and legislatures, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, legal history, and bills of rights. Before joining Allard Law, Brian was a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.
Who We Are Peter A. Allard School of Law
(8 days ago) The faculty at the Centre for Asian Studies (CALS) at the Allard School of Law is the largest group of academics teaching and researching Asian legal issues in Canada. Our full-time members and adjunct professors primarily focus on the law and legal culture of China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia. To learn more, click on the names below.
Recruitment & Licensing Reminders Peter A. Allard School
(1 days ago) Law Practice Program (LPP): You must complete either the Law Practice Program or the Articling Program to satisfy the experiential training component of the Lawyer Licensing Process. Students who wish to complete the Law Practice Program must (1) select the LPP for their experiential training via the LSO by June 15, 2021, and (2) register for
Christine L.M. Boyle, Q.C. Peter A. Allard School of Law
(3 days ago) Professor Boyle has, at various times, taught Evidence, Race, Racism and the Law, Feminist Perspectives on Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Contracts, Family Law, Judicial Remedies, Torts, and Legal Process. Her research interests have been most recently in the fields of equality, criminal law…
Our Highlights Peter A. Allard School of Law
(1 days ago) January 2020 - The Centre for Business Law recently convened a panel of leading practitioners and scholars to discuss how China is changing the trajectory of local and international business standards, and what lawyers could do to better prepare and navigate this shifting geopolitical and legal landscape.
Lawyer Wellbeing Mentors Peter A. Allard School of Law
(9 days ago) Law students value information delivered by lawyers. Download our Lawyer Wellbeing Mentor (PDF) to learn more. If you would like more information or take part please contact: Anna Kline, Counsellor and Manager, Student Wellbeing, Peter. A. Allard School of Law, [email protected]ubc.ca or 604.822.4928.
Samuel Beswick Peter A. Allard School of Law
(6 days ago) Assistant Professor Samuel Beswick is a private law scholar with primary research interests in the areas of torts, unjust enrichment, limitations, remedies, and privacy. His current research concerns the temporal scope of judicial changes in the law. Dr. Beswick has published his research in leading common law journals, and has presented at workshops and conferences across North America and in
Li-Wen Lin Peter A. Allard School of Law
(2 days ago) Professor Li-Wen Lin is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law. Her research and teaching interests include comparative corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, state capitalism, Chinese law, and law and economic sociology.
Events Peter A. Allard School of Law
(1 days ago) Upcoming Wellbeing Events To register for an event, please contact Cherry Chiu ([email protected]ubc.ca). For any inquiries, please contact Anna Kline ([email protected]ubc.ca). November 2021 November 8, 12:45-1:45: Work Hard, Play Harder - Finding balance in law school panel with Derek LaCroix and Carlee Campbell January 2022
Liora Lazarus Peter A. Allard School of Law
(5 days ago) Liora is a leading scholar at the interface between security, the rule of law, and fundamental rights. She came to the Peter A. Allard School of Law as Professor in Law in August 2020 after a long career at the University of Oxford. Her most recent post in Oxford was Head of Research at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. She remains a Supernumerary Fellow of St. Anne’s College, Oxford
Fellows Peter A. Allard School of Law
(1 days ago) The Centre for Law and the Environment is building a community of learning, research and action at Allard for a healthy environment and sustainable society. Our network of past and present fellows includes graduate and JD students at the Peter A. Allard School of Law and visiting professors from around the world. Read about them and their projects below.
Tours and Student Ambassadors Peter A. Allard School of Law
(5 days ago) Vancouverite, Law Students' Society Academic Director, Law Students Legal Advice Program Clinician, Women's Caucus member Emma was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She studied sociology at Queen’s University and the University of British Columbia before starting at Allard. During her degree, Emma also studied abroad for a semester in Edinburgh.
Job & Event Postings Peter A. Allard School of Law
(2 days ago) The Allard School of Law does not rank students. However, since 2008, we have provided a Sessional Grading Distribution for students in the JD program, which sets out our range of grades and percentage spread for each year of students. Under the Allard School of Law’s Grading Rules, it is exceptionally rare for any of our JD students to achieve a GPA at or over 85% (or an “A” average).
Anti-Corruption Law Program Peter A. Allard School of Law
(8 days ago) The Anti-Corruption Law Program (ACLP) is an ongoing series of public education events – including keynote public lectures, seminars, partial-day and full-day invited conferences, and colloquium format sessions – that are open to lawyers, business-people, law enforcement officials, government representatives and bureaucrats, students, and academics alike.
Stepan Wood Peter A. Allard School of Law
(3 days ago) Professor Stepan Wood’s research relates to sustainability, globalization, transnational governance, voluntary environmental standards, climate change, environmental law, corporate social responsibility and social justice. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, where he also directs the Centre for Law
Peter A. Allard School of Law 2021-2022 Course Descriptions
(5 days ago) law to life, the course will include regular writing exercises and responses designed to activate your own critical and reflective abilities and to draw from your experience as law students, practitioners, and legal thinkers. EVALUATION: Active engagement and participation (15%), short writing responses and activities (25%), and final paper (60%).
Joost Blom Peter A. Allard School of Law
(2 days ago) Joost Blom joined the Allard School of Law in 1972, served as Associate Dean 1982-85, and as Dean 1997-2003. His teaching subjects were Contracts, Torts, Conflict of Laws, and Intellectual Property. He became Professor Emeritus on his retirement in 2017 but continues to teach at the law school part-time. He received the Faculty of Law Teaching Excellence Award 2005.
New Allard Law awards and scholarships to support IBPOC
(2 days ago) The St. Pierre, Romilly, Nathanson Entrance Award in Law for Black Students is the law school’s newest award, announced in June 2021. This entrance award provides $15,000 for domestic students entering the J.D. program who identify as Black, demonstrate financial need, and have a history of community service or volunteerism.
Warrior Lawyer Profile: Antonio Oposa Jr. Peter A
(7 days ago) Oposa’s approach to law involves the use of stories, an emphasis on the journey and the importance of laughter. As he explains in his 2017 book, Shooting Stars and Dancing Fish: A Walk to the World We Want, “[w]ords are my paintbrushes, the Law is a medium, and the Court can be the canvas of the art of storytelling.”
Janis Sarra Peter A. Allard School of Law
(3 days ago) Dr. Janis Sarra served as UBC Presidential Distinguished Professor from 2014 to 2019, an appointment by the President to recognize a faculty member that has made outstanding contributions as a scholar and academic leader. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Sarra served as Director of the Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC. Dr. Sarra is Professor of Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law
Carol Liao Peter A. Allard School of Law
(2 days ago) Professor Carol Liao is an award-winning researcher and teacher specializing in corporate law and governance, corporate sustainability, and business ethics. She is the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, Director of the Centre for Business Law, and Principal co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative.
Wei Cui Peter A. Allard School of Law
(9 days ago) Wei Cui teaches tax law and policy, legal theory, and law and economics. Before joining the UBC law faculty, he practiced tax law for over 10 years, including as a U.S. tax associate at Simpson Thacher (in both New York and Beijing), as Senior Tax Counsel for the China Investment Corporation, and as a counsel-level consultant for Clifford Chance (Beijing). Professor Cui has held visiting
Get to Know Your 2021 Orientation Leaders Peter A
(9 days ago) Allard Law. Over the past two years, four new awards have been created to support Allard Law students who identify as Indigenous, Black or as a person of colour (IBPOC). Learn more about each of these new awards, as well as other funding opportunities available to new and continuing Allard Law students.
Academic Success and Peer Tutoring Peter A. Allard
(7 days ago) The Peter A. Allard School of Law offers an Academic Success Program that provides a variety of resources to law students. This program includes Academic Success Presentations and handouts, the Peer Tutor Program, and links to other valuable academic resources. The Assistant Dean of Students, is also available to meet with students to discuss their academic questions and concerns.
Régine Tremblay Peter A. Allard School of Law
(7 days ago) Régine Tremblay holds degrees in civil law and common law from McGill University (B.C.L. and LL.B.) and an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Barreau du Québec and has undertaken basic training in family mediation with the Association de médiation familiale du Québec. Before beginning her doctoral research, Régine was Assistant Director of the Paul
Awards and Scholarships for Students Entering the JD
(1 days ago) Hunter practiced law for 30 years and is fondly remembered for his keen intellect, terrific sense of humour and genuine concern for the well-being of others. To his many clients he was a true gentleman, trusted advisor and someone they could always depend upon. The winning recipient will have a high academic standing, made a positive impact on
Nicole Barrett Peter A. Allard School of Law
(6 days ago) Professor Barrett began practicing law at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City, where she specialized in complex white-collar criminal litigation and was a member of the Human Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association. In 2004, she served as Legal Officer and then Trial Lawyer for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague (Office of the Prosecutor).
Gordon Christie Peter A. Allard School of Law
(7 days ago) Professor Christie has a LL.B. from the University of Victoria, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has taught in universities in Canada and the United States, in Faculties of Law, and Departments of Philosophy and Indigenous Studies. Most recently he was an Assistant Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (1998 - 2004), where he also acted as Director
Toby Goldbach Peter A. Allard School of Law
(5 days ago) Toby Goldbach joined Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2017 following a two-year teaching fellowship at Cornell University Law School. Dr. Goldbach was a UBC Green College Leading Scholar (2018-2020) and is co-chair of the Law and Society Association Collaborative Research …
Johnny Mack Peter A. Allard School of Law
(3 days ago) Johnny Mack is from the Toquaht Nation (Nuu-chah-nulth) and an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Peter A. Allard School of Law and First Nations and Indigenous Studies at UBC. Professor Mack has an LLB and an LLM and is a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria. His PhD research has earned a CGS scholarship from SSHRC and the Trudeau Foundation (2011).
Bruce MacDougall Peter A. Allard School of Law
(8 days ago) Bruce MacDougall was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1990. Professor MacDougall joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988. He was Associate Professor from 1996-2002. He has been Professor of Law since 2002. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986-87.
Julen Etxabe Peter A. Allard School of Law
(4 days ago) Julen Etxabe is Canada Research Chair in Jurisprudence and Human Rights and joined Allard Law as Assistant Professor in July of 2019. His current research combines legal and literary theory to identify a new model of dialogical judgment emerging in the area of human rights, which is transforming inherited notions of reasoning, rights, authority, and law in the post-national and diverse
Law Library: Westlaw Edge Canada
(1 days ago) For current Allard School of Law students and faculty only. Registration is required.This lesson is suitable for students/faculty with experience using Westlaw Canada or for those who have taken the Introduction to Westlaw Edge Canada lesson. Topics will include:
Hoi Kong Peter A. Allard School of Law
(Just Now) For the 2020-2021 academic year, Professor Kong will be a Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Professor Hoi Kong is the inaugural holder of The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law, which he assumed in 2018. He researches and teaches in the areas of constitutional, administrative, municipal and comparative law, and constitutional and
The Backlash Against Investment Arbitration: Perceptions
(3 days ago) International Law hosted a conference entitled “When Arbitration goes Bad”. In January 2009, the Vale Columbia Centre on Sustainable International Investment, a joint undertaking of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute, sent a Memo to President Obama on “Improving the International Investment Regime: priorities for a new U.S.