CBE, GBM, JP
Honorary Professor of Law
Dr. the Hon. Andrew Li was Chief Justice of Hong Kong from 1997 to 2010. Dr. Andrew Li received his education in Hong Kong and England, attending Cambridge University. He was called to the English Bar in 1970 and the Hong Kong Bar in 1973. Dr. Andrew Li was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 1 July 1997. Before his appointment, Dr. Andrew Li practised at the Hong Kong Bar. In 1988 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel.
Dr. Andrew Li has a long record of public service. He was a member of the Executive Council and Steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. He had served as Chairman of the University and Polytechnic Grants Committee and the Land Development Corporation. He had served as Vice Chairman of the Council of the HK University of Science and Technology, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Review of Inland Revenue and as member of the Law Reform Commission, the Securities Commission, the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform, the Banking Advisory Committee and Judicial Service Commission. He is Vice Chairman of the Council of St. Paul’s Co-Educational College. He is a trustee of the Friends of Tsinghua University Law School Charitable Trust and a Guest Professor of the Tsinghua University.