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Prof. DORIS Martin

Assistant Professor





(852) 3943 1605

(852) 2994 2505

Room 616,
Faculty of Law,
6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR

Prof. Martin Doris joined the Faculty in 2010 and is a Director of the Faculty’s Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development (CFRED) and co Director of the Mediation Institute. A Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, Prof. Doris has held past teaching positions at a number of leading UK law schools and is a former Assistant Dean at the Faculty. He holds a first class honours in Common and Civil Law with Hispanic Studies from the Queen’s University of Belfast and read for his PhD in law at the European University Institute, Florence.

A CEDR, HKIAC and HKMAAL accredited mediator and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, his primary teaching and research interests are in the fields of transnational private law and commercial dispute resolution. Prof. Doris has received substantial research funding from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, the UK Department of Education and the Spanish Ministry of Justice. His research has further been generously supported by a number of public and private institutions, including the Office of Academic Links (China), the Oñati Institute, Lee Woo Sing College and the UK based Adam Smith Research Foundation. Prof. Doris is further an active contributor to the research activities of the European Union Academic Programme (EUAP) in Hong Kong, which serves to strengthen research collaboration between scholars in the EU and East Asia. He has held visiting research positions at a host of leading institutions, including Sydney Law School, the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law, the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Vienna and the Institute of European Studies in Madrid. In the summer of 2010, he was an Erasmus visiting professor at the University of Mainz in Germany.

A Domain Names panelist at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Prof. Doris is further a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and listed on their Approved Faculty list. He serves as deputy chair for Professional Development and Training and co chair for University Outreach with the East Asia Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has previously served on the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association. He is a former co Editor-in-Chief of the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration and served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Private Law from 2008-2012.

Prof. Doris welcomes proposals for postgraduate supervision in the fields of transnational private law, commercial dispute resolution and telecommunications law and policy.


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