The Calligraphy
The Chinese characters representing the Faculty [法律] (law) were handwritten by Emeritus Professor Ambrose King, former Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Year established
September 2004 (School of Law); August 2008 (Faculty of Law)
First Staff

Planning Officer – Mrs. Diana Ying

Academic Core Team of 10 led by Founding Dean – Professor Mike McConville

First Teaching Year
September 2006
First Students (year/number)

Founding LLB class (2006/48)

Founding JD class (2006/221)

Founding LLM (Common Law) class (2006/44)

Founding LLM (International Economic Law) class (2006/52)

Founding LLM (Chinese Business Law) class (2006/41)

Founding Research Students (2007/4)

Founding PCLL class (2008/76)

Founding LLM (Energy and Environmental Law) class (2018/49)

First Graduates (year/number)

JD (2007/2)

LLM (Common Law) (2007/11)

LLM (International Economic Law) (2007/33)

LLM (Chinese Business Law) (2007/14)

PCLL (2009/72)

LLB (2010/46)

MPhil (2010/2)

PhD (2010/2)

Staff Complement
56 (including staff at headquarters, GLC and IT team as at October 2023)
Physical Locations

Mong Man Wai Building on University campus (2004 – 2008)

Graduate Law Centre on 2/F of the Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central (since July 2006)

Teaching Complex on Western Campus (now Lee Shau Kee Building), University campus (since January 2009)

Specialised Teaching Resources
Moot Courts, Break Out Rooms, Interactive Classrooms and Lecture Theatres all equipped with the latest advanced technological devices
Library Resources

Law Library on 3rd and 4th floors of the Main University Library

Legal Resource Centre at Graduate Law Centre

Legal Workshop and Reference Centre at Lee Shau Kee Building

Colleges for U/G students

Chung Chi, New Asia, United, Shaw, Morningside,

S.H. Ho, C.W. Chu, Wu Yee Sun and Lee Woo Sing

Colleges for teaching staff

Chung Chi, New Asia, United, Shaw, Morningside,

S.H. Ho, C. W. Chu, Wu Yee Sun and Lee Woo Sing

Public Transport
to Headquarters
By MTR East Rail Line to University Station, then by University Bus to Central Avenue
Public Transport
to Graduate Law Centre
By MTR Island or Tsuen Wan Line to Central