Dr Gu, Weixia 顧維遐
Associate Professor Gu Weixia serves as Co-Director of the Master of Common Law Programme and Deputy Director of the Center for Chinese Law at the Faculty of Law. Her research interests are in arbitration and commercial dispute resolution, conflict of laws, civil justice, and cross-border legal issues, with a particular focus on legal development in these areas in China and Hong Kong. She is an Articles Editor of the Hong Kong Law Journal.
Bilingual in English and Chinese, she has published widely in her specialized fields in both languages. Her recent works include her monograph Arbitration in China: The Regulation of Arbitration Agreements and Practical Issues (2012) and Legal Development and Interaction in Greater China (2009) (co-ed with Professor Zhang Xianchu).
Prior to joining the Law Faculty, she was the youngest recipient in Hong Kong of the Fulbright Award from the United States Department of State and had been selected as an Honorary Young Fellow of the New York University. She had also held visiting scholar posts at Cornell and Fordham Universities where she researched and taught on commercial arbitration.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2006-02-01||Fulbright Award: Fulbright Foundation, Department Of State, United States, United States||Research Achievement|
|2014-03-01||Outstanding Teaching Award: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2012-07-01||Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council Early Career Scheme Incentive Award: University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2013-07-01||General Research Fund Award: Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council||Research Achievement|
|2016-06-01||General Research Fund Award: Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council||Research Achievement|
|2015-10-01||Best Research Output Prize (First Class Journal Article): China Society of Private International Law, 優秀學術成果獎一等獎（論文類）, 中國國際私法學會||Research Achievement|
|2016-11-01||Best Research Output Prize (Second Class, Journal Article): China Society of Private International Law, 優秀學術成果獎二等獎（論文類）, 中國國際私法學學||Research Achievement|
|2018-06-01||General Research Fund Award: Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council||Research Achievement|
|2018-07-01||Best Research Output Prize (First Class): China Society of Private International Law, 優秀學術成果獎一等獎, 中國國際私法學會||Research Achievement|
|2017-11-01||Research Grant Incentive Award: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2018-04-01||Elected Co-Chair: American Society of International Law Pacific Rim Interest Group||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|08/2007 - Present||Member||Chartered Institute of Arbitrators|
|05/2007 - Present||Associate||American Arbitration Association, International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)|
|08/2010 - Present||Member||China Society of International Law|
|08/2010 - Present||Member||China Society of Civil Procedure Law|
|10/2015 - Present||Executive Council Member||China Society of Private International Law|
|12/2015 - Present||Arbitrator||South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission|
|08/2018 - Present||Arbitrator||Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei|
|05/2018 - Present||Arbitrator||Shanghai International Arbitration Center|
|04/2017 - Present||Member||American Society of International Law|
|04/2018 - Present||Co-Chair||American Society of International Law Pacific Rim Interest Group|
|08/2018 - Present||Fellow||China Academy of Arbitration Law|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, Cantonese, Putonghua||英語、粵語、普通話|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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