Tamara Buckwold, LLB (Saskatchewan), LLM (Saskatchewan)

Professor, Faculty of Law


Professor, Faculty of Law
(780) 492-8414
415 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



Professor Tamara Buckwold began her academic career as a member of the faculty of the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan. She joined the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2005.

Professor Buckwold teaches and publishes in the areas of commercial law and contracts. She is active in law reform and was co-author of the reports that led to the comprehensive reform of Saskatchewan judgment enforcement law through enactment of the Enforcement of Money Judgments Act. She has also been involved in several projects of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada’s Commercial Law Strategy and led the Conference’s project on reform of the law of fraudulent conveyances and preferences, culminating in the Uniform Reviewable Transactions Act with commentary. She has lectured at the national civil law seminars of the National Judicial Institute and in various other continuing legal education programs. Professor Buckwold is Chair of the Board of the Legal Education Society of Alberta. Her primary teaching areas are Contracts, Secured Financing and Judgment Enforcement Law.

  • Personal Property Security Law, Judgment Enforcement Law, Contracts


LAW 514 - Judgment Enforcement Law

The law governing the enforcement of judgments by unsecured creditors. Will provide an in-depth analysis of the Civil Enforcement Act of Alberta. Topics include prejudgment remedies, registration and priority of writs, enforcement against personal property, enforcement against land, garnishment and distribution. Will also cover fraudulent conveyances and preferences..

Fall Term 2020
LAW 587 - Personal Property Security Law

The course will provide an in-depth analysis of the law of secured transactions in personal property. The salient features of the Alberta Personal Property Security Act will be examined, including topics on the scope of the Act, security agreements, the concepts of attachment and perfection, the priority of security interests in relation to other interests, proceeds and enforcement of security interests.

Fall Term 2020

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