WRITING

Book

Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong on Evidence (vol 27, 2nd edn, Hong Kong: LexisNexis Butterworths 2011)

Chapters

‘Sanctioned Offers and Sanctioned Payments’ in Lexis Practical Guidance Hong Kong Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong: LexisNexis Butterworths 2019)

 

‘Enforcing International Mediated Settlement Agreements’ in Ramaswamy M P and Ribeiro J (eds), Harmonising Trade Law to Enable Private Sector Regional Development (New Zealand: UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific and New Zealand Association for Comparative Law, 2017) 81-95

‘UNCITRAL and International Commercial Mediation in China’ in Ramaswamy M P and Ribeiro J (eds), Trade Development through Harmonisation of Commercial Law (New Zealand: UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific and New Zealand Association for Comparative Law, 2015) 193-216

‘Without Prejudice Communications’ in Lexis Practical Guidance Hong Kong Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong: LexisNexis Butterworths 2014)

‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ in Lexis Practical Guidance Hong Kong Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong: LexisNexis Butterworths 2014)

‘Mediation in Hong Kong SAR’ in Wang G and Yang F (eds), Mediation in Asia-Pacific: A Practical Guide to Mediation and Its Impact on Legal Systems (Hong Kong: Wolters Kluwer (Law & Business) 2013) 225-242 (with SF Ali)

Journal articles

'The Role of the English Courts in Alternative Dispute Resolution' (2018) 38 Legal Studies 666-683

‘Exploring Mediator Liability in Negligence’ (2016) 45 Common Law World Review 165-185

‘Institutionalising Mediation in Hong Kong’ (2015) 45 Hong Kong Law Journal 769-794

‘Mediation in China: Towards a Modernised and Harmonised Procedural Framework for International Commercial Mediation’ (2015) 19 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration 55-78

‘Ten Years After Halsey’ (2015) 34 Civil Justice Quarterly 77-95 

‘A Bolder Step Towards Privacy Protection in Hong Kong: A Statutory Cause of Action’ (2014) 9 Asian Journal of Comparative Law 345-380 (with YCJ Mo)

‘Unreasonable Refusal to Mediate: The Need for a Principled Approach’ (2014) 33 Civil Justice Quarterly 261-265 

‘Proving Property Boundaries’ (2013) 77 Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 395-402

‘Pre-trial Mediation in Mainland China and Hong Kong: Rationales, Regulations and Ramifications’ (2013) 32 Civil Justice Quarterly 385-407

‘Revisiting the Issue of Mediator Immunity: The Way Forward for Prospective Mediation Legislation in Hong Kong’ (2011) 41 Hong Kong Law Journal 677-696 (with Y Zhao)

‘The Development of Legal Protection for Mediation Confidentiality in Hong Kong’ (2011) 40 Common Law World Review 263-277 (with Y Zhao)

‘Confidentiality of Mediation Communications’ (2011) 30 Civil Justice Quarterly 192-203

'Mediation Confidentiality’ Hong Kong Lawyer (July 2010) 35-39

‘Database Right Decoded’ (2010) 7 European Intellectual Property Review 313-319

‘Legal Developments in Hong Kong in 2009: A Review’ (2009) 1 City University of Hong Kong Law Review 155-162 (with M Beckett)

‘Truth through Court Interpreters’ (2009) 13 International Journal of Evidence & Proof 212-224

‘Distribution over Peer-to-Peer Network’ (2008) 2 European Intellectual Property Review 74-76

Conference papers

'Developing Judicial Capacity for e-Hearing: The Hong Kong Experience' (International Organisation for Judicial Training Conference, Cape Town, September 2019)

 

'Refugee Voices: Aesthetic and Legal Afterlives of the Cambodian Genocide' (Modern Language Association International Symposium, Lisbon, July 2019, with KYN Tse)

'The Role of the English Courts in Alternative Dispute Resolution' (2nd UCL International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services, London, June 2018)

 

'Achieving Justice through Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Chinese Perspective' (International Symposium on ADR and Justice, Melbourne, June 2017)
 

'Comparative Views of the Mediator's Role in Promoting Justice: Perspectives from the East and West' (American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution 19th Spring Conference, San Francisco, April 2017)

 

‘Regulating Lawyers’ Behaviour in Mediation: A Chinese Perspective’ (International Legal Ethics Conference VII, New York, July 2016)

 

‘Mediation and Cross-border Commercial Disputes along the Belt and Road’ (International Conference on Road to New Paradigms: Impact of China’s Silk Road Initiative in China, Central Asia and the EU, Helsinki, May 2016)

 

‘Enforcing International Mediated Settlement Agreements’ (The 2015 UNCITRAL Emergence Conference: Harmonising Trade Law to Enable Private Sector Regional Development, Macao, November 2015)

 

‘Harmonization and Cross-Border Mediation: A Chinese Perspective’ (12th Asian Law Institute Conference - Law 2.0: New Challenges in Asia, Taiwan, May 2015)

 

‘Mediation: Is It an Asian Thing or Is It the Cure for Long and Expensive Dispute Resolution?’ (International Bar Association 4th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Conference: Borderless Asia, Singapore, March 2015)

 

‘Regulatory Framework of International Commercial Mediation in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao’ (UNCITRAL-UM Asia-Pacific Fall Conference: Trade Development through the Harmonization of Commercial Law, Macao, October 2014)

 

‘In Search of Reasonably Competent Mediators at Common Law’ (Obligation VII Conference - The Common Law of Obligations: Convergence and Divergence, Hong Kong, July 2014)

 

‘Costs Sanctions for Unreasonable Refusal to Mediate: Lessons from England and Hong Kong’ (Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference, Aberdeen, April 2014)

 

‘Purposes and Regulations of Pre-Trial Mediation in Mainland China and Hong Kong’ (ISA/RCSL International Congress: Sociology of Law and Political Action, Toulouse, September 2013)

 

‘In Defence of Extrinsic Evidence in Boundary Disputes’ (3rd Biennial NUS-HKU-SMU Symposium - Rights in Asia: Naming, Blaming, and Claiming, Singapore, January 2013)

 

‘Ascertaining Land Boundaries: A Legal Analysis’ (8th Annual Seminar on Spatial Information Science and Technology, Hong Kong, November 2012)

‘Care or Protection Orders of the Juvenile Court’ (Roundtable Forum for Child Protection in Chinese Societies: Setting the Agenda, Hong Kong, June 2011)

 

‘The Without Prejudice Rule in Mediation’ (7th Asian Law Institute Conference - Law in a Pluralist Asia: Challenges and Prospects, Kuala Lumpur, May 2010)

All other outputs

The External Mediation Master Scheme (Judicial Institute Bulletin, September 2019)

Report on the External Mediation Master Scheme (Judiciary of the Hong Kong SAR, June 2019)

 

Invited Submission on Proposed New Disciplinary Procedures for Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited, November 2015)

Invited Submission on Guidelines for Disclosure of Mediation Communications under s 8(2)(e) of the Mediation Ordinance (Cap 620) (Department of Justice of the Government of the HKSAR, September 2013)

Invited Submission on Provision of Mediation Services in Hong Kong (Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services, Legislative Council of the HKSAR, April 2013) ​

Invited Submission on the Mediation Bill (Bills Committee on Mediation Bill, Legislative Council of the HKSAR, January 2012) 

‘Book Review of Hong Kong Civil Justice Reform Practice Manual’ (2011) 3 City University of Hong Kong Law Review 187-188

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