Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Nikos Harris, Q.C.

    Associate Professor of Teaching
    Director of Experiential Learning

    Nikos Harris is an award-winning professor who also has extensive experience as appellate counsel. He has authored numerous articles on issues in criminal law and evidence, and his writing has been cited in a number of trial and appellate judgments. Nikos has served as a guest speaker for a number of organizations including Continuing Legal Education, the Trial Lawyers Association, and Crown Counsel of British Columbia. He is also is an advocacy advisor for the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute which assists counsel in preparing submissions for the Supreme Court of Canada.

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  • Maira Hassan

    Indigenous Legal Studies Coach

    Maira Hassan is the Indigenous Legal Studies (ILS) Coach for the ILS Academic Leadership Certificate. She supports Indigenous law students throughout the academic year, including incoming students through the ILS Academic Leadership Certificate. As the ILS Coach, she provides tutoring, including on substantive law questions. She is also a PhD student at the Allard School of Law.

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    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Bethany Hastie

    Assistant Professor

    Bethany Hastie is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. Her research examines issues attending precarious labour in the intersecting spaces of labour and employment, migration, and human rights law, with a focus on migrant labour, domestic work, labour exploitation, gender and work, and employment discrimination. 

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Tony Hickling

    Professor Emeritus

    M.A. (Tony) Hickling was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1972. Professor Hickling taught at University of London, King's College from 1960-66 before joining the Allard School of Law as Associate Professor. He moved to the University of Western Ontario as Professor of Law in 1969 and returned to UBC as Professor in 1974.

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  • Camden Hutchison

    Assistant Professor

    Camden Hutchison is an Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, where his research and teaching focus on corporate transactions, comparative corporate governance, and the historical development of corporate law. He has also published on corporate taxation and competition law. His current research focuses on the relationship between legal policy and entrepreneurship.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • Michael Jackson Q.C

    Michael Jackson has been involved in the teaching and advocacy of human rights for over thirty years, specializing in the areas of prisoners rights and Aboriginal rights. His courses on these subjects were the first to be introduced in a Canadian law school. Professor Jackson is a member of the bar of British Columbia and has represented prisoners and First Nations in landmark cases before the Supreme Court of Canada, including the Delgamuukw and Haida Nation cases.

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  • Darlene Johnston

    Associate Professor
    Academic Director, ILS

    Darlene Johnston earned a B.A. from Queen’s University, and an LL.B. and LL.M. from the University of Toronto. In 2008, she was awarded the designation of Indigenous People’s Counsel from the Indigenous Bar Association of Canada, (IBA). Prior to accepting her appointment at the Allard School of Law, Professor Johnston was an Associate Professor and Aboriginal Student Advisor at University of Toronto. Her teaching areas include Indigenous Legal Traditions, Canadian Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, and Law & Colonialism.

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    • Indigenous Legal Studies
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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