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The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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The Faculty of Law at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a major centre for legal research and teaching. In 2016, it was ranked as a top-50 law school worldwide according to the QS Global University Rankings . This followed closely on its being recognised as Hong Kong’s best research law faculty in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong. We are Hong Kong’s most dynamic and innovative Law Faculty, based in one of Asia’s preeminent teaching and research universities.

The Faculty is highly international in character with professors drawn from jurisdictions spanning Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and much of Asia. They are innovators in their respective fields with global reputations and diverse research interests covering everything from company, tax, trade, intellectual property and environmental law to comparative, criminal, human rights, international law and international criminal law, amongst others. And our students can enroll in the full range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, including the Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM – in Chinese Business Law, Common Law and International Economic Law), Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL).

CUHK Law offers opportunities and challenges for talented people with a drive and passion for legal practice and research. We are committed to enriching students’ learning experiences and provide exceptional support to ensure that all our students are equipped with strong analytical, interpersonal and research skills for any career in the law or other field, whether locally, regionally or internationally. We look forward to welcoming you to the best Faculty of Law in Asia’s World City.

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