Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Christine L.M. Boyle, KC

    Professor Emerita

    Professor Boyle taught law in a number of universities before joining the University of British Columbia - Queen's University, Belfast, the University of the West Indies, the University of Windsor, and Dalhousie University.

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  • Tory Brown

    Career Advisor, Career Services Office

    Tory is a Career Advisor in the Career Services Office. She provides career advising to Allard students and recent alumni, and assists with planning the CSO’s annual programming and resources. She works closely with the legal, business and non-profit community to identify recruitment opportunities for Allard students and alumni. She received her B.A. from St. Francis Xavier University and her J.D. with a specialization in social justice from the University of Ottawa. Tory was called to the Bar in Ontario and British Columbia in 2021.

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    • Career Services Office
  • 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
    • Student Affairs Office
  • 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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  • Jie Cheng

    Associate Professor
    Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Professional Programs

    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
    • Dean's Office
  • 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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