Peter A Allard School of Law

Our Faculty

Faculty affiliated with the Centre are leaders in their fields and publish widely in Canada and beyond.

  • Samuel Beswick

    Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor Samuel Beswick is a private law scholar with primary research interests in the areas of torts, unjust enrichment, limitations, remedies, and privacy. His current research concerns the temporal scope of judicial changes in the law.

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  • Ljiljana Biuković

    Professor

    Dr. Biuković is a Professor in the Allard School of Law. She teaches Contract Law, European Union Law, and International Trade Law. Her research interests are in the areas of international economic law and European Union integration. She publishes regularly on topics of legal transplantation of international norms and standards by national governments, the impact of regionalism on multilateral trade negotiations, mega-regional trade and investment agreements, and the development of European Union.

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  • David Duff

    Professor

    David G. Duff is Professor of Law and Director of the Tax LLM program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches and writes in the areas of areas of tax law and policy, corporate and international taxation, environmental taxation and distributive justice. 

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  • Cristie Ford

    Professor

    Dr. Cristie Ford’s research focuses primarily on regulation and governance in Canadian, American, and international finance and securities regulation. It is both practical and theoretical. Recently she has expanded her research to include access to justice and governance of the legal profession.

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  • 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 Law and the Environment
  • 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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  • Carol Liao

    Associate Professor
    UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar​, Director of the Centre for Business Law

    Professor Carol Liao is an award-winning researcher and teacher specializing in corporate law and sustainability, climate governance, business ethics, gender and racial justice. She is the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, Director of the Centre for Business Law, and Principal co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative. In 2021, she received the Influential Women in Business Award from Business in Vancouver and was named as one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network.

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    • Centre for Business Law
    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Li-Wen Lin

    Associate Professor

    Professor Li-Wen Lin is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law. Her research and teaching interests include comparative corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, state capitalism, Chinese law, and law and economic sociology.

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  • Bruce MacDougall

    Professor

    Bruce MacDougall was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1990. Professor MacDougall joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988. He was Associate Professor from 1996-2002. He has been Professor of Law since 2002. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986-87. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville in 1993, and Distinguished Research Fellow at King's College, London, in 2001.

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