Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Keith Farquhar

    Professor Emeritus

    Keith Farquhar was called to the Bar of New Zealand in 1966. Professor Farquhar joined the Allard School of Law in 1976 as Associate Professor and was promoted to Professor in 1990. Prior to coming to UBC, he served as Director of Research for the Law Reform Commission of B.C. and was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Western Ontario. He also served with the Law Reform Commission of Ontario.

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  • Alexandra Flynn

    Associate Professor

    Professor Alexandra Flynn’s teaching and research focus on municipal law and governance, administrative law, property law, and experiential education. She has published numerous peer-reviewed papers, public reports, media articles, and a book on how cities are legally understood in law and how they govern, including the overlapping geographies and governance of city spaces, and the formal and informal bodies that represent residents.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
    • Indigenous Legal Studies
  • Cristie Ford

    Professor

    Dr. Cristie Ford’s research focuses on regulation and governance theory, securities and financial regulation, and administrative law. Recently she has expanded her work to include access to justice and governance of the legal profession.

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    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
  • Mark Gervin

    Lecturer
    Legal Services Director - Indigenous Community Legal Clinic

    Mark is an alumnus of the Allard School of Law; he articled with Glenn Orris, QC and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2000. A criminal defence lawyer, Mark has worked on and continues to work on murder trials across the province of British Columbia, in addition to many other criminal law offences.

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    • Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
  • Sara Ghebremusse

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Sara Ghebremusse is an Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law. She writes, researches, and teaches in the areas of African law and society, law and development, mining governance in the Global South, human rights, and transnational law. She has published in all these fields and has presented her research at conferences in Canada, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, and the United States.

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    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Toby Goldbach

    Assistant Professor

    Toby Goldbach joined Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2017 following a two-year teaching fellowship at Cornell University Law School. Dr. Goldbach was a UBC Green College Leading Scholar (2018-2020) and is co-chair of the Law and Society Association Collaborative Research Network on Innovations in Judging. 

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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