LL.M. in Taxation - Program Faculty

The LL.M. in Taxation program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law is directed by Professor David Duff and Associate Professor Wei Cui.

About the Co-Directors

Professor David Duff

Professor Duff has taught and written in the area of tax law and policy for more than fifteen years, at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law from 1996 to 2008, and at UBC's law school since 2008. He is a member and former Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, a member of the International Fiscal Association, and an International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, and has been a visiting scholar at the law faculties at Auckland University, McGill University, Oxford University, and the University of Sydney. He has numerous publications on tax law and policy, is the primary author of Canada's leading casebook on Canadian income tax law, and has been cited in several Supreme Court of Canada decisions, including the Court 's most recent decision on the General Anti-Avoidance Rule, Copthorne Holdings v. Canada.

  Assoc. Professor Wei Cui

Assoc. Professor Wei Cui Professor Cui teaches and writes in the areas of international taxation, tax policy and administration, the VAT/GST, tax and development, as well as Chinese law. He has extensive practical experience with both U.S. and Chinese tax law, having worked with leading global law firms in both New York and Beijing and served at one time as Senior Tax Counsel for the China Investment Corporation. He has written, in both English and Chinese, on a wide range of tax policy and legal issues arising from cross-border transactions. He is a current member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association, and has held visiting professorships at the law schools of Columbia, Melbourne and Fordham Universities. More about Professor Cui

Visiting Faculty

The Allard School of Law is fortunate to welcome internationally recognized visiting faculty from around the world each year. For the 2014/2015 academic year, two highly regarded visiting faculty members will teach two to three week intensive courses in the Tax LLM program. Chris Evans, from the University of New South Wales, will teach Comparative Tax Systems and Richard Vann, from the University of Sydney Law School, will teach Tax Treaties.