Allard School of Law Milestones

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The Peter A. Allard School of Law and West Coast LEAF partnered to create Rise Women’s Legal Centre, which opened on May 24, 2016. The first of its kind in BC, the clinic was created to provide legal services to low income women in the Lower Mainland, focusing particularly on legal...

On May 25th the Class of 2016 became the first to receive degree certificates from the newly renamed Peter A. Allard School of Law. Mr. Allard’s generous $30 million donation in January of 2015 has enabled the law school to build on its reputation for championing human rights and social justice...

Affectionately referred to as “aunty” amongst Indigenous students at the Allard School of Law, Dana-Lyn Mackenzie is the Associate Director of the Indigenous Legal Studies Program. Whether it’s advising Indigenous students on course selection, connecting students with alumni or advocating for...

On January 22, 2015, UBC Law alumnus Peter A. Allard, QC, donated $30 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school.  In recognition of his gift, which will enable the faculty to build on its reputation for championing human rights and social justice, the...

Nearly 350 alumni, faculty, students, staff, and supporters gathered in downtown Vancouver on April 21, 2015, to pay tribute to...

The Peter A. Allard School of Law has signed an agreement with Melbourne Law School that will allow eligible JD students at either law school to enroll in an LLM program at the partner institution in lieu of their final term or semester of JD study.  Participating students will receive JD and...

The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia and the Tsinghua University School of Law have concluded a ground-breaking agreement that will enable eligible students enrolled in the LLB program at Tsinghua University to spend two intensive years in the JD program at...

Sowing a seed, and nurturing something special - Professor Michael Jackson, QC used this imagery to capture the foundation of the Indigenous Legal Studies Program (ILSP) at the Peter A. Allard...

The photograph above was taken in Vancouver, British Columbia in June, 2015. From left to rightDean Mary Anne Bobinski (Dean of Law: 2003 – 2015); ...

The Indigenous Legal Studies Program (ILSP) was pleased to announce the launch of the Specialization in Aboriginal Law. The Specialization is open to all JD students and is the natural evolution of the broad range of courses covering Aboriginal law and Indigenous legal issues currently offered...

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