Allard School of Law Milestones

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In April 2017, Norton Rose Fulbright announced a donation of $250,000 to launch and support the first five years of a new Business Law Student Internship Program. The program expands the experiential learning opportunities at the Peter A Allard School of Law, as it will place upper year Juris...

“During my time at law school I was aware of the many students who required financial aid,” said Klinck. “My gift is intended to provide this kind of support to law students with the particular aim of ensuring the success of Indigenous students.”

In support of this goal, Mr. J. E. (Jack...

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...

The Business Law Clinic at the Peter A Allard School of Law began in January 2016 as a pilot program within the school's Centre for Business Law. Initial funding for the program was provided by the Franklin Lew Innovation Fund. The program was secured additional funding through a generous $100...

The Class of 1956 held their 60 year reunion on Saturday, June 4th, 2016. At the time of graduation, the class numbered 56, an impressive number of which are still living. The occasion was an opportunity to celebrate fond memories of those of the class who had passed, and to enjoy the company...

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); ...

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...

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