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Dr Ali, Shahla

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Dr Ali, Shahla

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Associate Professor

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Biography

Dr. Shahla Ali’s research centers on questions of governance, development and cross-border dispute resolution in East Asia. Before joining HKU, she worked as an attorney in the international trade and compliance group with Baker & McKenzie in its San Francisco office. She has consulted with USAID, IFC/World Bank and the United Nations on issues pertaining to access to justice, peace process negotiation training and land use conflict resolution. She serves as a bilingual arbitrator (English/Chinese) with CIETAC, HKIAC (ADNDRC), SIAC and is a member of the IBA Drafting Committee for Investor-State Mediation Rules, the DOJ Mediation Regulatory Framework Sub-Committee, and the FDRC Appointments Committee.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2004-01-01Research Fellowship: Center for the Development of Peace and Well-Being, University of California at Berkeley
Research Achievement
2005-01-01Selznick Fellowship: Jurisprudence & Social Policy Program, University of California at Berkeley
Research Achievement
2005-05-01Graduate Fellowship in East Asian Studies: University of California at Berkeley, East Asian Studies Institute
Research Achievement
2013-01-01University Research Output Prize: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
1998-06-01Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research: Stanford University
Research Achievement
2014-01-01Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2014-01-01Visiting Scholar: Renmin University School of Law
Research Achievement
2012-08-01Overseas Fellowship Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2001-06-01Stephen Hassenfeld Fellowship: Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies, School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Research Achievement
2013-06-01Visiting Scholar: UC Berkeley Center for the Study of Law and Society
Research Achievement
2010-12-01HKU Merit Grant: HKU University Research Committee
Research Achievement
2006-01-01Boalt Hall Fellowship: University of California at Berkeley
Research Achievement
2011-01-01Research Output Prize: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2013-06-01Member: Academic Council, Institute for Transnational Arbitration
Research Achievement
2002-08-01Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Mandarin): United States Department of Education
Research Achievement
2015-01-01University Research Output Prize: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2015-04-01University Outstanding Young Researcher Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2016-01-01HKU Incentive Grant (University Research Committee): University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2007-2008MemberNorthern California International Arbitration Club
2009MemberInternational Association for Conflict Management
2007-2008MemberAmerican Bar Association
2013Panel of ArbitratorsHong Kong International Arbitration Center’s Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center
2012ArbitratorShenzhen Court of International Arbitration
2013Executive CommitteeAsia-Pacific Mediation Forum
2014Public Interest Dispute Resolution CouncilAccord 3.0
2005MemberAmerican Judicature Society
2002-2007FounderBoalt Hall Association for the Study of Chinese Law
2013MemberAcademic Council, Institute for Transnational Arbitration
2006MemberLaw and Society Association
2013Expert RespondentWJP Rule of Law Index 2012-13
2011MediatorMacau Arbitration Centre
2013ArbitratorADNDRC, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
2013MemberSociety for the Study of Social Problems, Conflict, Social Action and Change Group
2006-2009MemberState Bar of California
2014Asian Mediation Consultancy GroupIFC/WB
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Globalization of law
Arbitration and dispute resolution, and development in East Asia
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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