Peter A Allard School of Law

Canadian Law of Obligations: The Power and Limits of Private Law

On June 23-24, 2022, the University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law will host the third Canadian Law of Obligations conference on campus at UBC’s Green College. The intent is that this will be an in-person conference, so long as public health regulations permit, and subject to any changes the conference organisers may deem appropriate. The theme of the conference is: The Power and Limits of Private Law.

The conference is being held in honour of eminent Canadian obligations scholar, Dr. Lionel Smith, the Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law at McGill University, who was recently elected to the Downing Professorship of the Laws of England at the University of Cambridge, England.

The conference website is

For further information about the conference you may contact the Conference Hosts, Samuel Beswick and Marcus Moore.

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