Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Fernanda Bruce (on leave)

    Student Wellbeing Counsellor

    Fernanda received her BA in Psychology and MA in Counselling Psychology from the University of Victoria and is a registered clinical counsellor through the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). She has worked with different populations in a variety of settings. Most recently, she worked at Vancouver General Hospital, where she provided individual and group therapy to high-risk populations.

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    • Allard School of Law
    • JD Student and Academic Services
  • Peter Burns

    Dean Emeritus

    Professor Peter Burns, Q.C., was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1975 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1984. From 1982-91, Professor Burns served as Dean of the Allard School of Law. He has also served on the B.C. Law Reform Commission (1985-92) and the B.C. Forest Resources Commission (1990-91) and was a board member of the B.C. International Commercial Arbitration Centre from 1986 to 1996.

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  • Cheyenne Campbell

    Indigenous Law Students Association Co-President
    Indigenous Legal Studies JD Summer Intensive Program Assistant

    Cheyenne is Dene and a member of the Fort Nelson First Nation. Cheyenne is a third year law student at Allard and serves on the Indigenous Law Students’ Association as 2022/2023 Co-president. Cheyenne holds a Bachelor of Arts in First Nations Studies (2010) and a Bachelor of Education (2014) from the University of Northern British Columbia.

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    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Serene Chang

    Admissions Assistant

    Serene provides all-round administrative support to the J.D. Admissions and Recruitment Office. She looks forward to assisting and meeting prospective students applying to the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC.

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    • JD Admissions
  • Jie Cheng

    Associate Professor

    Jie Cheng is Associate Professor of Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Her teaching and research interests include Chinese law and government, comparative constitutionalism, judicial politics, freedom of information, property law and Hong Kong Basic Law. Prior to joining the Allard School of Law, she taught at Tsinghua University School of Law from 1999-2019.

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    • Centre for Asian Legal Studies
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Andrea Chiang

    Coordinator, HR & Operations

    Andrea is the HR & Operations Coordinator. She is responsible for administering human resources and facilities policies and procedures for the successful operations of the Allard School of Law.

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    • Administration
    • Dean's Office
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