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By Julie Sloan*
NEW FACULTY, AWARDS AND STUDENT COMPETITIONS
We are delighted to report that our faculty recruitment process has now
concluded, and we are set to welcome three new colleagues to the faculty.
Brad Bryan, Asad Kiyani and Sara Ramshaw will be arriving on July 1, 2017.
Brad Bryan holds a Ph.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law and an LL.B.
from the UVic Faculty of Law. He completed a specialist LL.M. in Taxation
at UBC and currently practises taxation law with Woodward & Company
LLP, advising First Nations and businesses across Canada on all tax aspects
of commercial transactions, corporate and other structures, treaties and
other agreements. Brad’s research interests encompass a range of tax law
issues, including the flexibility of distinctions in tax law, the taxation of and
by First Nations and comparative tax law. Prior to beginning graduate studies,
Brad clerked for the B.C. Court of Appeal and completed articles with
the Sierra Legal Defence Fund (now Ecojustice). In 2017–18 he will be
teaching Taxation Law and Advanced Taxation: First Nations Taxation.
Asad Kiyani completed his Ph.D. at UBC and is currently an assistant
professor of law and an adjunct professor with the Centre for Transitional
Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at Western University. Asad’s
research interests include critical legal theory, legal pluralism, domestic
and transnational criminal law and the legitimacy of international tribunals.
He holds an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge and an LL.B.
from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to commencing graduate studies, he
articled with the federal Department of Justice and worked as a Pegasus
Scholar with Garden Court Chambers and 2 Bedford Row in the UK, and as
* Julie Sloan is the communications officer at the UVic Faculty of Law.