Peter A Allard School of Law

About Us

The Centre for Business Law at the Allard School of Law is a vibrant intellectual hub for the scholarship and practice of business law and financial policy within Canada and internationally.

The Centre provides a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment for globally-influential business law research and scholarship; outstanding educational programs to support students’ learning in business law; and programming that fosters intellectual exchange among the Centre's community members. 



Director of the Centre for Business Law

Dr. Carol Liao is an Associate Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law and the Director of the Centre for Business Law. She is also the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

2019 Interview with the Director

Centre for Business Law Operations 


 Austin Darling

Lead Operations Coordinator


Stephanie Lee 

Lead Operations Coordinator


 Justin Chhuor

Lead Operations Coordinator



experiential Learning

Ryan J Black

 Ryan J. Black

Clinic Adjunct Professor


Tyson Gratton 

Clinic Adjunct Professor


Maneesha Dakha

Clinic Adjunct Professor


 Erika Tse

Externship Adjunct Professor

Peter A. Allard School of Law UBC Crest The official logo of the University of British Columbia. Urgent Message An exclamation mark in a speech bubble. Arrow An arrow indicating direction. Caret A month-view page from a calendar. Caret An arrowhead indicating direction. Contact A page from a rolodex. Facebook The logo for the Facebook social media service. Information The letter 'i' in a circle. Instagram The logo for the Instagram social media service. Instagram An arrow exiting a rectangle. Linkedin The logo for the LinkedIn social media service. Mail An envelope. Minus A minus sign. Telephone An antique telephone. Play A media play button. Plus A plus symbol indicating more or the ability to add. Rss The logo for the Reddit social media service. Rss A symbol with radiating bars indicating an RSS feed. Search A magnifying glass. Twitter The logo for the Twitter social media service. Youtube The logo for the YouTube video sharing service.