CUHK LAW is unitary in character combining both a faculty and a teaching department. The governance structure of the Faculty has been designed to suit the practical and operational needs of staff and students. The principal bodies governing the operations of the Faculty are set out below.

The Faculty of Law receives strategic advice and guidance on its development and operation from distinguished representatives from the judicial, legal, educational and business communities. Membership of the Board from 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021 is as follows:

Chair:
The Honourable Mr. Justice Syed BOKHARY, GBM
Non-Permanent Judge
Court of Final Appeal
HKSAR
Honorary Members:
The Honourable Dr. Annabelle BENNETT AO, SC
Chancellor
Bond University, Australia

Professor Christopher F. FORSYTH
Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law
University of Cambridge, U.K.

Professor Andrew STOCKLEY
Dean, The City Law School
City, University of London, U.K.
Members:
Mr. Wang Ngai, Joseph CHEUNG

Mr. Vincent CONNOR

The Honourable Elsie LEUNG, GBM, JP
Former Secretary for Justice
HKSAR

Professor Pak Wai LIU
Research Professor, Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Anthony NEOH, SC

Mr. Martin ROGERS

Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Dean, Faculty of Law
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (ex officio)
Secretary:
Ms. Joyce WONG

The Board of the Faculty is the main arm of Faculty governance. While membership of the Board is formally constituted according to the relevant Statute, the Faculty adopts a participative management style and encourages all academic staff and invited student representatives to attend Board meetings as observers. Membership of the Board from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021 is as follows:
Chair:
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Dean, Faculty of Law
Members:
Professor Rocky TUAN (ex-officio member)
Vice-Chancellor/President, CUHK


Professor Anatole BOUTE

Professor Kevin CHENG

Professor David DONALD

Mr. Elliot FUNG

Professor Steven GALLAGHER

Professor Gregory GORDON

Professor Stuart HARGREAVES

Professor Dennis HIE

Professor Robin HUANG

Mr. Christopher KNIGHT

Professor Queenie LAI

Professor Jyh-An LEE

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Mara MALAGODI

Professor Luke MARSH

Professor Bryan MERCURIO

Professor Noam NOKED

Professor Christopher ROBERTS

Professor Jingyi WANG

Mr. Yuk Wai WONG*

Professor Chao XI

Professor Yuhong ZHAO


*Full-time Student Member

Secretary:
Ms. Joyce WONG
Terms of Reference
The Board of the Faculty of Law shall co-ordinate the activities within the Faculty and it shall be its function to consider and deal with the recommendations of Committees of the Faculty –
  • on the content of courses for the degree or degrees; and
  • on the details of syllabuses

The Executive Committee is the executive arm of the Board of the Faculty of Law, and acts on behalf of the Board in routine and non-controversial matters. Another important function of the Board is to give advice to the Dean on all matters including planning and budget.

Chair:
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Dean, Faculty of Law
Members:
Professor Steven GALLAGHER

Professor Dennis HIE

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Mara MALAGODI

Professor Chao XI

Professor Yuhong ZHAO
Secretary:
Ms. Serena SO
Chair:Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Dean, Faculty of Law
Members:Professor Anatole BOUTE
Professor Robin HUANG
Professor Chao XI
Professor Yuhong ZHAO
Secretary:Ms. Serena SO
Chair:
Professor Michelle MIAO
Members:
Ms. Linda CHOI

Mr. Rudi COHRSSEN

Professor Jae Woon LEE
Secretary:
Ms. Serena SO
Chair:Professor Chao XI
Members:Professor Kevin CHENG
Professor Jyh-An LEE
Professor Chin Leng LIM
Professor Sandra MARCO COLINO
Professor Samuli SEPPÄNEN
Professor Dicky TSANG
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Professor James ZENG
Secretary:Ms. Grace HO
Chair:Professor Steven GALLAGHER
Members:Professor Rehan ABEYRATNE
Professor Anatole BOUTE
Professor Surabhi CHOPRA
Mr. Elliot FUNG
Mr. Christopher KNIGHT
Mr. Ian LEE
Professor Jyh-An LEE
Professor Michael LOWER
Professor Dicky TSANG
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Secretary:Mr. Derek LEUNG
Chair:Professor Steven GALLAGHER
Members:Professor Rehan ABEYRATNE
Professor Anatole BOUTE
Professor Fernando DIAS SIMÖES
Mr. Elliot FUNG
Professor Dennis HIE
Mr. Christopher KNIGHT
Professor Jyh-An LEE
Professor Ryan MITCHELL
Professor Christopher ROBERTS
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Professor Chao XI
Professor Hao ZHANG
Professor Yuhong ZHAO
Secretary:Ms. Claudia NG
Chair:Professor Steven GALLAGHER
Members:All Level I and Level II Advisors of the LLB Programme
One representative from among the Level I and Level II Advisors of the TPg/RPg Programmes nominated by the Dean
Secretary:Ms. Erin SHING
Chair:Professor Peter RHODES
Members:Professor Queenie LAI
Professor Jae Woon LEE
Professor Mara MALAGODI
Professor Noam NOKED
Professor Dicky TSANG
Professor Yuhong ZHAO
Secretary:Ms. Claudia NG
Chair:Professor Steven GALLAGHER
Members:Professor Kevin CHENG
Mr. Alan GIBB
Mr. Arthur LEE
Professor Michael LOWER
Professor Mara MALAGODI
Student Representatives of LLB, JD, LLM, PCLL and RPg Programmes
Secretary:Ms. Linda CHOI
DEAN OF LAW - PROFESSOR LUTZ-CHRISTIAN WOLFF
ASSOCIATE DEAN (RESEARCH) & HEAD OF GRADUATE DIVISION - PROFESSOR CHAO XI
ASSOCIATE DEAN (TEACHING AND LEARNING) - PROFESSOR STEVEN GALLAGHER