Dr. CHEN Lei (陳磊)

PhD (Stellenbosch) LLM (Aberdeen) LLB Honours (London) LLB (ECUPL)

FHKIArb, Panel arbitrator (BAC, HKIAC, CIETAC)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34427355

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Lei CHEN's research areas are property theory, contract law, and Chinese legal history. His writings on these subjects appear in international referred law journals, edited volumes of multidisciplinary scholarship, and legal monagraphs. As a PI, he has obtained three GRF grants from the Hong Kong Research Grant Committee. He sits on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals and book series and is currently associate director of the Center for Chinese and Comparative Law (RCCL). Lei has been an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law since 2010 and a Fellow of the European Law Institute since 2013. He is also a fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and the listed arbitrator in Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, CIETAC, BAC, ICC and South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Comission (Shenzhen),

If you need a copy of any publications below, visit https://cityu-hk.academia.edu/leichen
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Services outside CityU

Public Service

  • 2016 - Now, Fellow, International Academy of Belt and Road.
  • 2012 - Now, Review examiner, PCLL Conversion exam board.Hong Kong.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Property Law
  • Contract Law
  • Chinese Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Chinese Legal History