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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Allard School of Law Associate Professor Emma Cunliffe is a recent recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship, one of ten awards given to leading UBC scholars, for her research on how judges come to a decision about the facts in a criminal case. The study, which will make up a large part of a...

It wasn’t a search for the perfect wave in wild West Coast surf that prompted Myron Plett to set up his law practice in Ucluelet, southwest of Tofino on Vancouver Island. “Lord, no,” he says, by phone. “I’m from the Prairies.” Yet he always had a dream of living in a beautiful...

It was a trip to South Africa through the CBA's Young Lawyers International Program in 2008 that led Roanna Tay to a career in protecting refugee rights. The eight-month internship program, which had Roanna working in South Africa's Legal Resources Centre (LRC), opened her eyes to some of the...

Prior to pursuing her LLB, Megan Kammerer attended the University of Alberta where she completed a BA majoring in English and minoring in Women’s Studies. After attending law school, Ms. Kammerer pursued a Masters of Law Programme in Public International Law at the University of Cambridge as a...

For Christopher Ellett, the Panama Papers were not necessarily the bombshell they have been made out to be in the media. “A smaller disclosure a few years ago made it clear that the banking laws of many tax havens facilitated tax evasion,” he says, adding that “aside from the specific...

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has awarded UBC Law Associate Professor Benjamin Perrin the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his significant contributions to Canada. Professor...

Ian Balfour was a Paralympic athlete and the law school's Class Valedictorian in 2006, walking away with four scholarships.

An inductee of the Sports Hall of Fame in his hometown of Lethbridge, Alberta, he is also a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency and a Team VISA Mentor/Ambassador...

Professor Shigenori Matsui joined the Faculty at the Allard School of Law in 2006. Professor Matsui is currently the Director of Japanese Legal Studies and is the Acting Director of Korean Legal Studies. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Business Law. Beyond the Allard School of Law,...

Michelle Quigg is the Roster Coordinator for Access Pro Bono and an immigration lawyer whose most recent work has been with stateless clients. She is passionate about increasing access to justice, particularly as it relates to helping individuals who have fallen through the cracks of Canada’s...

"From the time I was young, I remember just knowing that I was going to be a lawyer. Well, after I gave up the dream of being an astronaut." While class of 2005 graduate Kristy Sim might not be going up in space anytime soon, she certainly has plans to go far in her career in international...

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