Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • 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
  • Gloria Cardinal

    Legal Assistant/Legal Advocate

    Gloria has worked for the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic since 2017. Her expertise with Indigenous clients comes from years of working within the Indigenous Community in Vancouver. Utilizing a trauma-informed approach to client care, she assists many clients as a Legal Advocate with Indian Day School applications, Sixties Scoop inquiries, RTB hearing preparation, Income Security, and more. Gloria’s ancestry is Cree and Dutch, with her home community being the Bigstone Cree Nation in Wabasca, AB.

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    • Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
  • Ms 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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