Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Douglas Harris

    Professor and Nathan T. Nemetz Chair in Legal History

    Douglas Harris joined the Allard School of Law in 2001. He teaches in the areas of property law and legal history, and his research focuses on the history of the regulation of the Aboriginal fisheries in British Columbia and on the nature of property ownership within condominium.  His earlier published work includes studies of Aboriginal rights to fish in Canada and analysis of systems for registering interests in land.

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    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Nikos Harris, Q.C.

    Associate Professor of Teaching
    Director of Experiential Learning, Faculty Lead for of Indigenous Legal Studies Academic Leadership Certificate

    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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  • 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

    Associate Professor Emeritus

    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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  • Mallory Jang

    Allard JD 2022

    Mallory Jang is a member of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. She is a JD candidate at Peter A. Allard School of Law. She completed an undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in First Nation Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. Her great grandfather, Chief Mikhilkhlekh or Johnny David was the first Wet’suwet’en chief to give evidence in the historic Delgamuukw land claims court case.

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