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 2021 to 31 July 2023 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
Emeritus 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

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 2021 to 31 July 2022 is as follows:

Chair:
Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Dean, Faculty of Law
Members:
Professor Rocky TUAN (ex-officio member)
Vice-Chancellor/President, CUHK


Professor Rehan ABEYRATNE

Professor Anatole BOUTE

Professor Kevin CHENG

Mr. Elliot FUNG

Professor Steven GALLAGHER

Professor Gregory GORDON

Professor Stuart HARGREAVES

Professor Dennis HIE

Professor Shixue HU

Professor Robin HUANG

Mr. Christopher KNIGHT

Professor Queenie LAI

Professor Jyh-An LEE

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Mara MALAGODI

Professor Bryan MERCURIO

Professor Noam NOKED

Professor Christopher ROBERTS

Mr. Yuk Wai WONG*

Professor Chao XI

Professor Si ZENG

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 Queenie LAI

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 Gregory GORDON

Professor Robin HUANG

Professor Chao XI

Professor Yuhong ZHAO
Secretary:
Ms. Serena SO

Chair:
Professor Michelle MIAO
Members:
Mr. Rudi COHRSSEN

Professor Jae Woon LEE

Mr. Derek LEUNG
Secretary:
Ms. Serena SO
Chair:
Professor Chao XI
Members:
Professor Kevin CHENG

Professor Sandra MARCO COLINO

Professor Michael RAMSDEN

Professor Samuli SEPPÄNEN

Professor Dicky TSANG

Professor Normann WITZLEB

Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF

Professor James ZENG
Secretary:
Ms. Grace HO
Chair:
Professor Queenie LAI
Members:
Professor Rehan ABEYRATNE

Professor Surabhi CHOPRA

Mr. Elliot FUNG

Professor Steven GALLAGHER

Professor Dennis HIE

Mr. Ian LEE

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Michael LOWER

Professor Christopher ROBERTS

Professor Dicky TSANG

Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF
Secretary:
Mr. Derek LEUNG
Chair:
Professor Steven GALLAGHER
Members:
Professor Fernando DIAS SIMÖES

Mr. Elliot FUNG

Professor Alan GIBB

Professor Dennis HIE

Professor Queenie LAI

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Luke MARSH

Professor Michelle MIAO

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:
Mr. Elliot FUNG

Professor Dennis HIE

Professor Chin Leng LIM

Professor Michael RAMSDEN

Professor Christopher ROBERTS
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

Professor Queenie LAI

Mr. Arthur LEE

Professor Michael LOWER

Professor Mara MALAGODI

All CUHK LAW students
Secretary:
Ms. Linda CHOI

DEAN OF LAW - PROFESSOR LUTZ-CHRISTIAN WOLFF
ASSOCIATE DEAN (RESEARCH) & HEAD OF GRADUATE DIVISION - PROFESSOR CHAO XI
ASSOCIATE DEAN (ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS) - PROFESSOR STEVEN GALLAGHER
ASSOCIATE DEAN (TEACHING AND LEARNING) - PROFESSOR QUEENIE LAI