News & Announcements
Wesbrook scholar Yanni Nicolidakis-Mustafa on finding a path that can ‘change the course of people’s lives’
“I came to law school to be the change I wanted to see in the world,” says Yanni Nicolidakis-Mustafa, third-year JD student and newly named Wesbrook Scholar.
A new beginning for Afghan judges forced to flee the Taliban
After evacuating Afghanistan following the Taliban’s return to power, Judges Wahida Rahimi, Freshta Masomi and Zamila Sangar have joined Allard Law through the law school’s new Afghan Women Judges Program.
Reforming the law of trusts: Meet Associate Professor Adam Hofri-Winogradow
Dr. Adam Hofri-Winogradow is an expert on the law of trusts – and how trust laws should be reformed. On January 1, we were delighted to welcome him to the Peter A. Allard School of Law as an associate professor.
Feb 23, 2023
Policy Options: A critical look at critical minerals
Op-ed: The UBC Future Minerals Working Group, including Professors Carol Liao and Sara Ghebremusse, argue that Canada needs transformational change in the mining sector that promotes environmental sustainability & reconciliation with Indigenous communities.
Feb 15, 2023
Allard Law's largest annual award for JD students created in honour of Gurbax Sangra
The Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC is pleased to announce a generous donation from Harjit S. Sangra to renew the Sangra Memorial Entrance Award.
Feb 10, 2023
Why BC’s rules on common law marriage need reform
Allard Law professor and family law scholar Erez Aloni says there’s a good chance that many cohabitating couples in Canada don’t fully understand their legal obligations to one another – and that the law in BC and other provinces may not match some couples’ expectations.
Jan 19, 2023
Working in the gig economy? What you don’t know might hurt you
Allard Law Professors Supriya Routh and Bethany Hastie explain what gig workers should know about balancing the risks and benefits of gig work.
Jan 11, 2023
New $100,000 gift establishes Bill Maclagan Award in Law
A new award for JD students who give back to the community was established in honor of Allard Law alum Bill Maclagan.
Dec 29, 2022
Professor Emeritus Pitman Potter named to Order of Canada
Potter is recognized for his scholarship in the field of Chinese legal studies and for his dedication and service to his community.