Allard School of Law Milestones

Search by keywords, year, or scroll below to learn more about significant milestones, including special events and major donations, in UBC Law’s rich history.


Displaying 1 - 10 of 98

The Class of 1959 celebrated their 60-year reunion over the weekend of May 17th, 2019. Those in attendance reminisced about their law school journeys over the course of a wine and cheese event in West Vancouver and a celebratory dinner at the Terminal City Club.

Members of this...

The Class of 1979 celebrated their 40-year reunion on May 24th, 2019. The graduating class gathered at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club where they recalled their fond memories of law school.

Notable alumni from the Class of 1979 include...

On January 4, 2019, the Peter A. Allard School of Law welcomed the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin to deliver an engaging public lecture on her impressive legal career, including her tenure as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Students, faculty, and members of the public filled...

The 2018 Allard Law Alumni Association Awards, hosted by the Allard Law Alumni Association, was held on May 2, 2018 at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver, BC. The event was generously supported by Fasken LLP, Harper Grey LLP, Lawson Lundell LLP, and McCarthy Tetrault LLP. This annual event...

On June 12, 2018, the Honourable Madam Justice Risa E. Levine, LLB class of 1978 alumna and former Justice of the BC Supreme Court and BC Court of Appeal, was awarded one of...

In April 2018, the UBC Chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) received the Helen McCrae Award from the UBC Office of the Vice-President, Students. This annual student development award recognizes “exceptional contributions and significant improvements to the student experience and learning...

On November 23, 2018, the Allard School of Law held a commemorative event to acknowledge the circulation of the newly minted $10 Canadian bank note featuring Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond. Co-hosting the event with the Bank of Canada, the Allard School of Law welcomed a variety of...

In February 2018, the Allard School of Law announced a $450,000 donation from Lawson Lundell LLP. “We have always been impressed by the high caliber of graduates that come out of the Allard School of Law, and often look to this talented group of students to join our firm,” said Clifford...

On November 23, 2018, the Allard School of Law announced a $100,000 donation from Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP. The gift will be used to establish an entrance JD award in honour of Jack Giles, Q....

Pages