Allard School of Law Milestones

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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...

In August 2018, alumnus Robert "Tookie" S. Angus and his wife, Helen, gifted $500,000 to the Allard School of Law to establish a new faculty position in law and corporate social responsibility. This...

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...

Michael (Mike) McDonald, QC (LLB 1988), recipient of the 2018 Alumni Builder Award for the Allard School of Law. Established in 2017 by alumni UBC to mark the alumni association’s 100th anniversary, the Alumni Builder Award...

“During my time at law school I was taught by inspiring and passionate professors who contributed to my understanding and appreciation for the law,” said Stern. “I am pleased to support the expansion of the faculty while at the same time paying tribute to the many outstanding contributions of...

Allard Hall was designed to be LEED Gold. The LEED system grades building's excellence in sustainability in seven areas, and awards the building as certified, silver, gold or platinum. All new construction on the University of British Columbia campus is expected to meet a minimum LEED Gold...

The Class of 1962 gathered over the weekend of October 20th, 2017 to remember their past times in law school, reflection on work done by the class in their careers, and to enjoy each other's company once again. The occasion began with a lunch at Sage restaurant on the University of British...

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