Prof. WANG Jiangyu (王江雨)

SJD (Pennsylvania)
MJur (Oxford)
LLM (Pennsylvania)
LLM (Peking)
LLB (China University of Political Science and Law)
Attorney and Counsellor (New York State and China)

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Willing to talk to media: yes


Dr. Wang Jiangyu is Professor at the City University of Hong Kong School of Law and the Director of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law (RCCL). Before joining CityU, he held a tenured appointment at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore for more than a decade, where he served as the Director of the Asian Law Institute (ASLI) in 2019-2020 and was the founding Deputy Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) of NUS Law from 2012 to 2016.

Dr. Wang’s teaching and research interests include international law and international relations, international economic law, comparative law, company law, securities regulation, and law and development in China. He is qualified to practice law in China and New York, and worked in the Legal Department of Bank of China and Chinese and American law firms. He served as a member of the Chinese delegation at the annual conference of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Conference in 1999. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the WTO Institute of the China Law Society and that of the Chinese Society of International Economic Law. He has been an invited expert/speaker for the WTO, International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).

Dr. Wang has authored and edited several books and published extensively in English and Chinese academic journals on a variety of law and politics related topics, and is a regular contributor to leading newspapers and magazines in Singapore, Hong Kong, and China. He has served as an external reviewer for dozens of international journals and publishers and research funds. From August 2006 to July 2009, he was on secondament as an Associate Professor and Director for the Research Programmes at the Faculty of Law of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where he received CUHK’s 2007 Young Researcher Award.

Dr. Wang has extensive journal-editing experience. He is currently a Joint Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (CJCL) published by Oxford University Press. He was a Joint Editor-in-Chief for the Asian Journal of Comparative Law (AsJCL), published by Cambridge University Press, from 2012 to 2016, and served as its Executive Editor from 2016 to 2019. He also sits on the editorial board of several international refereed journals on international and comparative law.

王江雨博士现任香港城市大学法学院教授,同时担任中国法与比较法研究中心主任。他也是牛津大学出版社出版的《中国比较法杂志》(Chinese Journal of Comparative Law)的共同主编。在加入城市大学法学院之前,他长期任职于新加坡国立大学法学院,并于2009年获终身教职。在新加坡国立大学任职期间,他曾担任亚洲法律学院(Asian Law Institute)主任,以及剑桥大学出版社出版的《亚洲比较法杂志》 (Asian Journal of Comparative Law) 的共同主编(2012-2016)和执行主编(2016-2019)。从2012年到2016年,他担任国大法学院亚洲法律研究中心的创始副主任。2006年8月至2009年7月,他被借调至香港中文大学任法律学院副教授和研究型硕士博士项目主管,主讲国际贸易法与中国公司法、证券法等课程。


王江雨1994年本科毕业于中国政法大学,1997年毕业于北京大学法学院,获法学硕士学位。1999年赴英美留学,先后获得美国宾夕法尼亚大学法学硕士(LLM),英国牛津大学法理学硕士(M.Juris)和美国宾夕法尼亚大学法律科学博士(SJD)学位。1997至1999年在中国银行总行法律部工作,参与多起重大诉讼及金融业务谈判,并于1999年作为中国代表参加联合国国际贸易法委员会有关公约制定的谈判。他的主要研究方向为国际经济法、国际法与国际关系、比较公司证券法和法律与发展学。他已在国际和中国的法学和贸易期刊上发表文章数十篇和专著若干本。他兼任包括International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO) 和联合国亚太经社理事会的特邀专家和亚洲国际金融法研究所研究员,以及中国法学会世界贸易组织研究会常务理事。王江雨是2007-08年度香港中文大学 “青年学者研究成就奖”获得者。2014年4月,他被厦门大学陈安国际法学基金会荣聘为“陈安国际法学讲座教授”。他也经常在新加坡《联合早报》和香港及中国大陆报刊上上发表关于中国政治法律制度,以及国际法和国际关系问题的评论。他也担任几十家国际法律杂志、出版社和研究基金的外聘评议人。


  • 2007 Young Researcher Award granted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
  • Chen An International Law Chair Professor, appointed by Xiamen University, April 2014 
  • Best Author Award for 2015, China Law Review, March 2016 
  • 2011 New Century Excellent Talents Award from the PRC Ministry of Education for services as a guest professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Law
  • 2007年香港中文大学青年学者杰出研究奖
  • 厦门大学陈安国际法学讲座教授, 2014年4月荣聘
  • 《中国法律评论》2015年最佳作者奖
  • 2011教育部新世纪优秀人才

Editor or Editorial Membership

  • Joint Editor-in-Chief, The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford University Press), present
  • Subject Editor, Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press), present
  • Executive Editor, Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press), 20162019
  • Joint Editor-in-Chief, Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press), 20122016
  • Trade Law Editor, Singapore Year Book of International Law (National University of Singapore), 20032006

Research Interests/Areas

  • Chinese Legal System
  • Corporate and Securities Law
  • International Law
  • International Economic Law
  • International Law and International Relations
  • Comparative Law
  • Law and Development in China and Asia