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Dr Gu, Weixia 顧維遐

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Dr Gu, Weixia 顧維遐

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Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Gu, Wei Xia
Gu, WX

Biography

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.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2006-02-01Fulbright Award: Fulbright Foundation, Department Of State, United States, United States
Research Achievement
2014-03-01Faculty of Law Outstanding Teaching Award
Teaching Accomplishment
2012-07-01Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council Early Career Scheme Incentive Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2013-07-01General Research Fund Award: Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
08/2010 - PresentMemberChina Arbitration Law Association
08/2007 - PresentMemberChartered Institute of Arbitrators
08/2010 - PresentMemberChina Association of Civil Procedure Law
10/2011 - PresentMemberChina Private International Law Association
05/2007 - PresentAssociateAmerican Arbitration Association, International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Private international law
Comparative Chinese law
Commercial law
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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