Hollywood, eh? A behind-the-scenes look at Vancouver's film and television industry
On Thursday, November 22, 2018 the Allard School of Law and UBC Sauder School of Business hosted their 5th annual Pecha Kucha event. The audience received an exclusive look at Hollywood North as Allard Law and Sauder alumni working in Vancouver's film and television industry shared their stories and experiences using the visually dynamic Pecha Kucha style. This year's presenters from the Allard School of Law included Joel Guralnick (LLB '95), Sarah Kalil (JD '10), Diane Nhan (JD '11), Kim Roberts (LLB '77), and David Strasser (LLB '04).
Click here for photos from the event.
Click the names below to watch the presentations from each of our speakers:
- Josh Epstein (BCom ’01)
- Joel Guralnick (LLB '95)
- Sarah Kalil (JD '10)
- Peter Leitch (BCom ’79)
- Kim Roberts (LLB '77)
- Diane Nhan (JD '11)
- Rob Simmons (MBA ’92)
- David Strasser (LLB '04)
Class of 1968 Reunion: October 18, 2018
The Class of 1958 graduated from the Allard School of Law 50 years ago, and to mark the occasion the class hosted a dinner at the Vancouver Club on Thursday, October 18, 2018. View photos of the reunion here.
Class of 2008 Reunion: September 29, 2018
The Class of 2008 celebrated their 10 year reunion by throwing a party at Suite Genius in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, September 29th.View photos of the reunion here.
Class of 1998 Reunion: August 17, 2018
The Class of 1998 graduated from the Peter A. Allard School of Law 20 years ago! To celebrate the class gathered on Friday, August 17th at Mahony & Sons (Stamps Landing). View photos of the reunion here.
Class of 1958 Reunion: August 11, 2018
The Class of 1958 hosted a dinner at PB2 restaurant on Saturday, August 11th to celebrate 60 years since graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law.
Toronto Alumni Pub Night: July 26, 2018
Allard Law alumni living and working in the Toronto area gathered at the Jason Geroge on Thursday, July 26th .
Class of 1963 Reunion: June 7, 2018
The Allard Law Class of 1963 celebrated their fifty five year reunion on Thursday, June 7th. The class hosted a lunch at the Shaughnessy Restaurant in VanDusen Gardens.
Class of 1988 Reunion: May 11
The Peter A. Allard School of Law Class of 1988 gathered to celebrate their 30th reunion on Friday, May 11th. The class hosted the reunion in the Coal Habour Bar at the Pan Pacific hotel.
Allard Law Alumni Association Awards: May 2
The Allard Law Alumni Association and the Allard School of Law hosted the 2018 Allard Law Alumni Association Awards on May 2nd. The Rt. Honourable Kim Campbell, BA '69, LLB '83, LLD' 00 received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Grand Chief Edward John of the Tl'azt'en Nation, LLB '79 received the Alumni Award of Distinction. Professor Benjamin Goold, LLB (Tasmania), B.C.L. (Oxford), D. Phil (Law) (Oxford) received the Alumni Award for Research. Megan Kammerer, LLB '07 received the Oustanding Young Alumnus Award. Learn more about all of this year's award winners. Photos from the awards can be found here.
Class of 1962 Reunion: October 20 & 21
The Peter A. Allard School of Law Class of 1962 hosted their 55th reunion on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The class hosted a lunch at Sage Bistro with current students and faculty on Friday, October 20th, 2017, and then had a private dinner the following evening.
Class of 1992 Reunion: September 15
The Class of 1992 celebrated 25 years since graduation with a gathering at the Allard School of Law in the Terrace Lounge on the evening of Friday, September 15th.
Class of 2007 Reunion: September 14
The Class of 2007 celebrated 10 years since graduation with a gathering downtown Vancouver on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
Toronto Alumni Pub Night: August 16
Allard Alumni living in Toronto had the opportunity to meet up at Brassaii Restaurant and Lounge in Toronto on August 16th. Thank you to Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP for supporting this Allard School of Law alumni event.
Class of 2012 Reunion: June 4
The Allard School of Law Class of 2012 hosted a five-year reunion on Sunday, June 4th on the 4th Floor Terrace Lounge in Allard Hall.
Class of '97 Reunion
The Peter A. Allard School of Law Class of 1997 will host a twenty year reunion on Friday, May 26th and Saturday, May 27th 2017. Events included a pub night at Mahony & Sons, a sea wall run, a family play and picnic lunch in Stanley Park, and a reception and tour of Allard Hall. View photos from the reunion here.
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Judicial Externship Program: March 24, 2017
The Peter A. Allard School of Law hosted this event in the 4th floor Terrace Lounge at Allard Hall. Students, Alumni/ae, judiciary and faculty members who have contributed to the development and long-term success of the Judicial Externship Program gathered to celebrate its 10 year anniversary. Photos from this event can be found using the link provided below.
Brexit: Legal Impact and Future Strategies for Canadian Business: February 15, Four Seasons Hotel
The Peter A. Allard School of Law hosted this event featuring Associate Dean Ljiljana Biukovic and alumna Lorna Strong (LLB' 98) who led an in-depth conversation regarding the implications of Brexit for Canadian business and law firms, including those with a presence in the UK. Dr. Biukovic, an expert in international trade and European Union law, and London (UK) based Ms. Strong, lead counsel for HSBC Global Trade & Receivable Finance, provided an overview of the current situation, examined short- and long-term challenges and solutions, and considered the impact on global trade and the economy. This event was co-hosted by the Allard School of Law Centre for Business Law and Alumni Relations.
Celebrating the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies: February 9, Allard Hall, Terrace Lounge
The Peter A. Allard School of Law invited all alumni and supporters of the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies to a special reunion for the occasion of the Centre's 20th anniversary. The Centre recognized Susan Boyd, the inaugural Chair in Feminist Legal Studies, and Debra Parkes, the incoming chair. We also celebrated the students, alumni/ae, and faculty who contribute to feminist legal activities at the law school, in the profession, and the community. Information will be shared about the opportunity to support the ongoing work of the Centre.
Finding True North: Pursuing happiness and empowerment on your terms
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 the Allard School of Law and Sauder School of Business hosted their 4th annual Pecha Kucha event. The theme for this years Pecha Kucha presentations was Finding True North: Pursuing happiness and empowerment on your terms. This year's presenters from the Allard School of Law included Alice Davidson (LLB '11), Derek LaCroix, QC (LLB '74), Lynda Murdoch (LLB '91), and Claire Yeung (LLB '88) as well as MC Micheal Bain (LLB '98). Photos of the event can be found here.
Photos from all alumni events may be found on our flikr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ubc_law_alumni/collections/
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