The Peter A. Allard School of Law is committed to being one of the world’s leading centres for legal education and research and to harnessing the power of its faculty and students to make a positive impact on society. Allard Hall’s light-filled spaces and modern technology provide the foundation for enhancements to our teaching and research that will have impact far beyond the walls of the building itself. The Faculty’s new strategic plan seeks to leverage investments in the building to assist us in moving from one of Canada’s leading law schools to one of the world’s great centres for legal education and research. Meeting this goal will require enhancements to our teaching, an expansion of our faculty complement, and new investments in student financial aid.
In January 2020, Roper Greyell LLP made a gift of $100,000 to the Peter A. Allard School of Law in support of students. Half of the funds will be used to establish an endowed bursary in the firm’s name to allow the law school to actively seek out talented students who come from diverse backgrounds. This funding will be matched, more
The name Nancy Wiggs is likely a familiar one for many of us who either worked or studied at the law school and UBC in the last 40 years. Nancy’s career at UBC began in the early 70’s, eventually culminating into the faculty administrator role at the law school – a position she held with dedication until her retirement in more
The Business Law Clinic at the Peter A. Allard School of Law provides legal advice to local entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profit organizations, and gives students the opportunity to benefit from hands-on learning. In September 2019, Richards Buell Sutton LLP (RBS) made a gift of $250,000 from to support the Clinic over the next five years.
Christopher Hiebert had heard of the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic, a program offered by the Allard School of Law at UBC, long before he became a law student. He lived in a single-room occupancy hotel in Gastown, a block from the clinic’s front door. He was intrigued. “The clinic inspired the idea that I could […]