Our faculty are a dynamic, accomplished and diverse group who make innovative and highly influential contributions to academic knowledge, the practice of law, the development of policy, and the progress of civil society at both national and international levels.
The law school regularly ranks among the top 25 international law schools as measured by downloads from the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) service, a powerful measure of the impact of the research produced here. In addition, our scholars have been cited by courts and policymakers across the country and around the world.
Allard Research Commons
Explore the Allard Research Commons for access to faculty research and scholarship.
Allard Law is home to some of Canada's leading Indigenous scholars, whose work has helped shape Aboriginal Law and Indigenous legal traditions in Canada. Learn more about their work.
Allard Hall is home to many research groups, composed of faculty, staff and students who collaborate in their areas of shared interest. While these groups represent disparate areas of inquiry, they share the conviction that we can accomplish more when we work together.
Visiting Scholars Program
We welcome faculty and scholars from around the world. Learn more about our Visiting Scholars Program.
Research Spotlight: Advancing Climate Governance
A new research hub housed at the Centre for Business Law at the Allard School of Law is working in cooperation with Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and Oxford University to provide organizations with timely and critical guidance on effective climate governance.
Allard Hall is home to centres of excellence in business law, environmental law and natural resources, Asian legal studies, and feminist legal studies. Explore our four centres and learn more about their influential work.
Centre for Asian Legal Studies
The Centre for Asian Legal Studies hosts cutting-edge research on the laws and legal institutions in Asia, both advancing scholarly analyses of some of the world’s most important legal systems and promoting public understanding as Canada’s economic and cultural ties with Asia-Pacific countries deepen.
Centre for Business Law
The Centre for Business Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law is building a dynamic community of scholars, students, and professionals who continue to advance the dialogue on contemporary business law.
Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
The Centre for Feminist Legal Studies is dedicated to fostering inclusive feminist engagement through research, teaching, and community-building. We provide opportunities for students, scholars and the wider feminist legal community to come together, build networks, collaborate on research, and exchange ideas.
Centre for Law and the Environment
The CLE is an internationally recognized hub for creating and spreading knowledge, ideas and practices at the Allard School of Law, across UBC and with wider communities about the role of law in securing a healthy environment and a sustainable society.