Professor & Dean, Faculty of Law and Political Science
His field of research includes History of Law, Political Ideas and Institutions.
Vice-Doyen & Special Advisor , International Relations
His field of research includes Comparative Public Law, Public Economic Law, International Law, European Law.
Director, the Europe-Asia Research Institute (IREA)
Director, Master 2 in Chinese Business Law
Director, LLM in European Business Law
Field of Research: Comparative Law, Public Law, Tax Law, Public Finance, Chinese Law; Former Director at the Legislative Affaires Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China.
Professor, Aix-Marseille University Faculty of Law and Political Science
He is Vice-President of the Department of History of the Institutions, Director of the Center of Health Law, Former Vice-Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Science; Field of Research includes History of Law, Political Ideas and Institutions, Health Law, Overseas Law.
Chin Leng Lim
Barrister & Choh-Ming Law Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Senior Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Chin Leng Lim is the Choh-Ming Li Professor of Law and practises with a leading London commercial set. He is a Visiting Professor at King's College London and an Honorary Senior Fellow of the British Institute of International & Comparative Law. He joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2017 following a decade as Professor at Hong Kong University where he had served as a member of HKU’s Senate and Court.
Associate Dean, City University of Hong Kong Law School
His research interests include HK Basic Law, comparative constitutional and administrative law. His recent research focus is on Basic Law and judicial reform.
Professor of European Union Law, Erasmus School of Law
Vice Dean, Erasmus School of Law
Prof. Amtenbrink’s research and publications focus on constitutional and institutional aspects of European Union law, as well as legal issues of (European) economic and monetary integration. He has co-authored studies for the European Parliament and has provided expert evidence in the European Parliament and the Dutch Parliament. Since 2009 he is also a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. Moreover, he is the Scientific Director of the European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance, a joint international research network financed as part of the strategic alliance of Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 2017, he is the Lead Researcher/Supervisor & Director of Training for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network on Transatlantic Trade and Investment (Marie-Curie EUTIP-ITN). In his position of Vice Dean, Professor Amtenbrink is primarily in charge of developing and overseeing the implementation of the research strategy of the Erasmus School of Law, as well as internationalization.
Professor of Chinese Law, Erasmus School of Law
Director, Erasmus China Law Centre, Erasmus School of Law
Prof. Yuwen Li’s area of expertise includes Chinese law in general, with a special focus on Chinese foreign investment law, judicial system in China, civil procedural law, and administrative litigations law. Her expertise also comprises international investment law, and investor-state dispute settlement, particularly arbitration and mediation. Over the two decades, Prof. Yuwen Li has acted as the co-director of numerous external funded projects, in collaboration with top Chinese universities and renowned research institutions, such as Wuhan University, the China Law Society, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the National Judges’ College of the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Ministry of Civil Affairs, and Central Institute for Correctional Police of China (affiliated with the Ministry of Justice). Amongst her affiliations, she is the Chairman and Co-Founder of the Netherlands China Law Association. In addition, she is a Member of the China Committee of Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Science), and a Member of the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law. She is also the China Ambassador of Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Professor of Private Law, Erasmus School of Law
Partner, Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn
Prof. Scheltema specializes in private law, especially human rights in business law. He is also an expert, and has great experience as a legal counsel, in international investment dispute resolution as well as national and international commercial dispute resolution. His research focuses on the effectiveness of multi-stakeholder initiatives in the international arena in connection with business and human rights and the environment. He teaches business human rights courses, especially in connection with contract law, at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is partner of Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn. He has been involved in several international human rights landmark cases with the Dutch Supreme Court. He is the only Dutch lawyer ranked for business and human rights in the Chambers Global Guide. He chairs the business and human rights practice group of his firm.
Professor& Dean, Faculty of Law
Fu Hualing is Professor of Law and holder of the Warren Chan Professorship in Human Rights and
Responsibilities. He holds an LL.B. from Southwestern University in China, an M.A. from Toronto
University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Osgoode Hall.
Professor Fu’s current research focuses on the rise of human rights lawyering in China and its implications for political and legal reform in China, the politics of anti-corruption enforcement, popular justice (including China’s evolving use of mediation processes), and a critical re-assessment of rule of law reform in China in the past four decades. His other research areas include the constitutional status of Hong Kong, in particular central-local relationships in the Hong Kong context and national security legislation.
Professor, Faculty of Law (Kobe University)
Prof. Hiro Takahashi’s research interests include the sociological analysis of law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), disputing behavior, legal profession, and history of socio-legal studies. He studied the sociology of law and received a master's degree in laws from the University of Tokyo, later lectured at Kwansei Gakuin University prior to joining Kobe University. He is now professor at Kobe University, Graduate School of Law.
Professor & Dean, Faculty of Law National University of Singapore
Professor Simon Chesterman is Dean of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law. He is also Editor of the Asian Journal of International Law. Educated in Melbourne, Beijing, Amsterdam, and Oxford, Professor Chesterman's teaching experience includes periods at the Universities of Melbourne, Oxford, Southampton, Columbia, and Sciences Po. From 2006-2011, he was Global Professor and Director of the New York University School of Law Singapore Programme.
Professor Chesterman is the author or editor of seventeen books, including Law and Practice of the United Nations (with Ian Johnstone and David M. Malone, OUP, 2016); One Nation Under Surveillance(OUP, 2011); You, The People (OUP, 2004); and Just War or Just Peace? (OUP, 2001). He is a recognized authority on international law, whose work has opened up new areas of research on conceptions of public authority - including the rules and institutions of global governance, state-building and post-conflict reconstruction, the changing role of intelligence agencies, and the emerging role of artificial intelligence and big data. He also writes on legal education and higher education more generally.
Professor, Peking University Law School
Qisheng HE, PhD from Wuhan University School of Law (2002), is currently a Professor at Peking University Law School; an Arbitrator at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). On March 2017, Prof. HE was elected Top Ten Nationally Distinguished Young Jurists by the China Law Society.
2016-2017, Prof. HE spent one year on secondment to the Treaty and Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R. China. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (2011-2012), and a vice-president (served in a temporary capacity) at Jianghan District People’s Court in Wuhan during 2005-2007. Since 2005, Prof. HE has participated in negotiating several UNCITRAL and the Hague Conventions.
Senior Lecturer, Commercial Law Asia at the CCLS QMUL
Dr Guan H. Tang is Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law in Asia and Director of Dual LLM in Commercial Law (London/Singapore) at CCLS. She was previously Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, teaching and supervising in IP and Internet law; Associate Professor of Law at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, researching, supervising and teaching in the field of Chinese civil and commercial law, including IP, Internet Law, corporate law and contracts.
Guan's academic journey started in 1998, when she was awarded a governmental scholarship to undertake her Masters at Queen's University Belfast, where she researched information technology and the law with a focus on IPRs in China. She later resigned from her civil service role and read law with Professor Hector MacQueen; she received her PhD at the University of Edinburgh Law School.
Benefiting from her experiences in China and the UK, Guan appreciates the legislative and cultural diversity. Her research consists of a strong theme of comparative copyright, from which it has broadened to include IP in trade, together with an insight about the rule of law in China from the commercial law perspective and their relevance to the rest of the world.
Professor & Dean, KoGuan School of Law
Dean, Intellectual Property and Competition Law Academy
Prof. Kong was awarded with the prize of the 5th National 10 Outstanding Young Jurists. And he was also selected as one of the 50 most influential intellectual figures of the world for three times. Because of his influence and contribution in the field of law, Kong was selected as one of the 3rd China's Outstanding Humanities and Social Scientists.
Professor & Assistant Dean, KoGuan School of Law
He is Director of the Center for European Law, Director of the Center for Law and Economics, and Deputy Director of the Center for Competition Law and Policy at KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai). Liyang is also a fellow in Academic Society for Competition Law, Pacific Telecommunications Council, Asian Competition Forum, Shanghai Competition Law Association, and China Economic Law Association.
Professor, KoGuan School of Law
Prof. Jiaxiang Hu is a professor of Koguan School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained his Master of Law Degree at Zhejiang University, P. R. China and his PH.D at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Professor Hu’s research interests include Public International Law, Private International Law and WTO Trade Rules. He has published over 37 papers in established Judicial Journals and has wrote three International Law related books.
President, China institute for Socio-Legal Studies
Prof. Weidong Ji is University Professor of Humanity and Social Sciences of SJTU, Director of Center for Japanese Studies, and President of China Institute for Socio-Legal Studies, and also Co-Editor-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Law and Society. He has studied legal culture, law and social change in Asia, focusing constitutional law, judicial reform as well as legal profession. He is the author of many prominent articles and books about legal theory and practices related to China.
Professor, KoGuan School of Law
Vice President, China institute for Socio-Legal Studies
He is the first chairman of Shanghai Big Data Social Application Association, the director of Corporate Legal Affairs Research Center, the director of Legal Bid Data Institute and the chief editor of International Business Law Review of SJTU, the director of Jiahua Bid Data Centre of China Institute of Urban Governance.
Professor & Dean, Shanghai Maritime University Law School
Prof. Wang Guohua is an authoritative expert in maritime law and maritime international private law in China, meanwhile she also hold multiple posts such as Vice-President of China Society of Private International Law, Vice-President of Yangtse River Maritime Law Association, Routine Director of Committee of Chinese Society of International Law, etc.
Professor, Associate Dean, Tsinghua University Law School.
Prof.Guobin Cui is the Executive Director of the Tsinghua University-Microsoft Joint Center for Innovation and Intellectual Property. His scholarly interests include intellectual property, antitrust, property, and law and economics theory.
Associate Professor & Director, Integrated Master of Arts in Law at School of Law
Her research areas include antitrust law, data law, marketing law and IP law.
Study Abroad Manger, Università Bocconi
His responsibilities include the university international network development, student exchanges, study abroad programs, short programs. He is also in charge of the study abroad opportunities dedicated to the Bocconi School of Law, including, in addition the above mentioned programs, the double degrees and the Themis Network.
Professor, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Jan Lieder is Director Department Business Law at the Institute for Business, Labor and Social Law at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany, Judge at the Court of Appeals for the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and a fellow of the European Law Institute. He received several awards for his doctoral thesis, habilitation thesis and for his lectures. He is an author of more than 200 articles in the field of German, European and international corporate, commercial and civil law.
Dean , Anthony Mason Professor & Scientia Professor, UNSW Law
George Williams AO is the Dean, the Anthony Mason Professor, and a Scientia Professor at UNSW Law. He has held an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship, and visiting positions at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Columbia University Law School in New York, and Durham University and University College London in the United Kingdom.
He has written and edited 36 books, including Australian Constitutional Law and Theory, The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia and Human Rights under the Australian Constitution. He has appeared as a barrister in the High Court in many cases over the past two decades, including on freedom of speech, freedom from racial discrimination and the rule of law. He has also appeared in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Fiji, including on the legality of the 2000 coup.
As chair of the Victorian Human Rights Consultation Committee in 2005 he helped bring about Australia’s first State bill of rights, the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities. In 2007 he chaired a NSW Government inquiry into Options for a New National Industrial Relations System that produced the historic referral of State industrial power over the private sector to the Commonwealth. He has also served on a High Level Advisory Group on Federal State Relations, was a member of the NSW Government’s Panel to Examine Recall Elections and assisted the Northern Territory in its attempt to become Australia’s seventh State as a member of its Constitutional Convention Committee.
Professor, UNSW Law
Charlie Xiao-chuan Weng joined the UNSW Law faculty in 2015 as an Associate Professor. Previously, he was Eastern Scholar Chair Professor of Law and Assistant Dean at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU, China) . He also taught at Nagoya University Graduate School of Law (Japan) as Designated Associate Professor. He studied law at East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) before completing his LLM at the National University of Singapore (NUS). After working for ECUPL for five years, he went to the University of Pennsylvania School of Law for his LLM and SJD in corporate law, followed by an appointment as a Robert S. McNamara Fellow at the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. In 2012, he was recruited by SJTU as a Research Professor. He also held fellow/visiting professor positions in many leading research institutions, such as Stanford Law School and Cambridge University.
His research interest centers on law and business. He has published widely in the fields of corporate law, securities law, and bankruptcy. His research projects were heavily supported by multiple organizations, including the World Bank and the Municipal government of Shanghai. Before joining UNSW, his research outputs well advised funding organizations and legislatures. Currently, he is especially interested in research on the law of capital markets and the fundamental theory of corporate law. Also, he is interested employing cross-disciplinary research methodologies to analyze the impact on the real economy of changes in the law governing corporate law and financial regulation.
Dean, Western Sydney University School of Law
Anna Cody is the Dean of the School of Law, Western Sydney University. Anna Cody has a Masters in Law from Harvard University and Bachelor of Arts and Law from University of New South Wales. She was previously an Associate Professor and Director of Kingsford Legal Centre, University of New South Wales. She worked at the Centre for over 20 years which is a leader of Australian clinical legal education. Anna is the winner of the 2016 Human Rights Commission Law award and 2007 Community lawyer award from the Women Lawyers Association NSW. She has also won numerous teaching awards including a 2010 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council. During her time at UNSW the Centre won various awards including the 2001 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Law and Legal Studies and the UNSW ViceChancellor’s award for teaching. From 2011 to 2013 Anna was the Chair of CLCNSW and member of the Board of Law Access. She was also the Deputy Chair of the NSW Legal Assistance Forum. She is currently a Board member of the National Association of Community Legal Centres and the NSW Legal Aid Commission. Her areas of research are in legal education, particularly clinical legal education as well as human rights and discrimination law. She has made numerous submissions to United Nations human rights committees when they have reviewed Australia’s fulfilment of its human rights obligations.
Associate Dean, Western Sydney University School of Law
Dr Zhiqiong June Wang joined the School of Law in 2010 where she is Associate Dean (International) and a member of the School Executive. In addition to her legal education in China, June has an LLM from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. Prior to joining the WSU Law School, she was an associate lecturer in the School of Business Law and Taxation at UNSW. Before entering academia, June worked as a lawyer in Beijing specialising in foreign investment law, international trade regulation and intellectual property law.
Educated in both Civil Law and Common Law and with a strong background in international legal practice, June is a leading expert on franchise law and a highly respected commentator on Chinese law. June is also adjunct/visiting professor at several prestigious universities in China, and she is routinely invited to deliver guest lectures, seminars, and conference papers internationally. As Associate Dean (International), June leads the School's development of partnerships between institutions and external opportunities for staff and students.
Professor & Dean, Durham Law School
Thom Brooks is an award-winning author, columnist, policy advisor and public speaker. He appears
frequently on television, radio and in print media discussing immigration & citizenship, Brexit
‘Brexpert’ and “the man behind Remain and Leave” vote, British politics, punishment & sentencing, US
politics and other topics as a highly sought after commentator and expert. His general research
interests are in ethics, law and public policy.
Thom Brooks is Professor of Law and Government and the Dean at Durham Law School and an Associate Member in Department of Philosophy and Professor in School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University. He has held visiting appointments at Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, NYU, the University of Oxford, University of St Andrews, Uppsala University and Yale Law School at Yale University. Brooks taught previously at Newcastle University. Brooks is an Academic Bencher of the Honourable Society of Inner Temple and the Vice President-Elect of the Society of Legal Scholars, the oldest and largest learned society for academic lawyers.