Mr Kwok, Kelvin Hiu Fai 郭曉暉
Mr Kwok, Kelvin Hiu Fai 郭曉暉
Assistant Professor Kelvin Kwok’s research focuses on economic analysis of business regulation, with an emphasis on competition law and policy and their implications on private law. He has a general interdisciplinary interest in the relationship between law, economics, business and technology.
His research has been accepted for publication in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (OUP), World Competition, Yale Journal of Law and Technology, Law Quarterly Review, and Restitution Law Review. He was awarded the General Research Fund (GRF) grant by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council as the Principal Investigator of the project titled “Buyer Power under Competition Law: A Theoretical Examination and a Case Study of Hong Kong”, and the 2014-15 Faculty Research Output Prize. He serves as an Articles Editor of Hong Kong Law Journal.
At HKU, he currently teaches competition law and contract law, and directs the BBA(Law)&LLB and international mooting programmes. He has coached the HKU teams for Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot (winning championship in 2016) and the Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot (winning championship in 2014).
He is also a practising barrister at Des Voeux Chambers, with considerable practical experience in competition law encompassing dispute resolution, exemption/exclusion-related applications, and advisory/consultancy work (including pre-IPO opinion). He has advised the Hong Kong Competition Commission and private parties in various sectors of the economy.
Active in the Hong Kong competition law community, he regularly gives CPD seminars and media interviews, and serves on the Bar Association’s Special Committee on Competition Law, the Consumer Council’s Competition Policy Committee, and the Hong Kong Competition Association’s Executive Committee, and as a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2016-03-01||Research Output Prize for 2014-15: Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2017-03-01||Readers’ Vote, Academic Articles – Concerted Practices category, Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards: Concurrences Review and George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center||Research Achievement|
|2016-11-01||Outstanding Teaching Award 2016: Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|01/2013 - Present||Member||Academic Society for Competition Law|
|12/2012 - Present||Member||Asian Competition Forum|
|02/2015 - Present||Executive Committee Member||Hong Kong Competition Association|
|07/2015 - Present||Member||Hong Kong Bar Association - Special Committee on Competition Law|
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