Profiles

Search by Deans, Faculty Members, Alumni or by Year to learn more about individuals who have made significant contributions to British Columbia’s legal history as well as those who practiced in the province but were educated elsewhere.


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When Victor Tsao broke the news to his parents Ben and Ruth that he was returning to university to pursue a professional degree, their reaction was one of happy relief. “So you have finally come to your senses,” said the couple, who are both physicians. “I want to go to law school,” Tsao...

Professor David Duff teaches tax law and tax policy at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. In 2014, he was awarded the Alumni Award for Research at the 2014 Allard Alumni...

When Doug McLeod (LLB ’09) was in his second year at the Allard School of Law, he accepted a summer student position in Toronto, Ontario. The born-and-raised British Columbian didn’t know a soul in the city. In fact, he had never set foot in Toronto until he had flown there for interviews...

Assistant Professor Stewart joined the law school in August 2009, after spending two years as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School in New York. Prior to his time at Columbia, Professor Stewart was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal...

Bethany Hastie is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Hastie first joined the Allard community as a law student, graduating alongside the class of 2009. Following her JD studies, Hastie received her LLM from McGill University at the Institute of Comparative Law. Hastie...

Do public apologies have the ability to improve accountability within government? What is the role of the courts in ordering apologies as a routine remedy, and what is the legitimacy of apology in this context? These are some of the questions that Allard School of Law ...

Samantha Cunliffe is a partner in the Business Law Group at McCarthy Tétrault LLP (“McCarthy Tétrault”). She graduated from the law school at UBC in 2008 in the LLB program. Prior to attending law school, Cunliffe obtained a Bachelor of Science in Physics in 2005. She was called to the British...

Like many of the members of the board, Nicholas Tsoi dedicates much of his time to community involvement, something that began early on during his years at law school.

Through LSLAP and the school’s rugby team, Nic found great opportunity to build connections, “There might be one or two...

Lauren Cook is a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP in Vancouver, specializing in regulatory law, administrative law, and commercial litigation. Cook’s practice primarily focuses on environmental law with specific efforts in forestry, mining, clean energy, real estate development, and aquaculture....

Laura E. Duke graduated with the LLB class of 2008 from the law school at UBC. During law school she was the recipient of the Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP Prize in Constitutional Law. Upon being called to the British Columbia Bar in 2009, she began working at the Vancouver office of Lawson...

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