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Dr Ruiqiao Zhang

Lecturer in Corporate Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Professional Qualifications

DCL, LLMs, LLB and BSc

Biography

Ruiqiao Zhang has comprehensive education backgrounds, extensive academic training in law, and rich experience of research in various legal systems in Asia, Europe and North America. She holds two bachelor’s degrees of Law and Science (Biotechnology), three master’s degrees of Civil and Commercial Law, International Commercial and Trade Law, and Comparative Law in China, the Netherlands, and Canada respectively, and one doctoral degree of law at McGill University. Ruiqiao Zhang has worked as a visiting scholar (Jones Day Fellow) at Peking University Law School during her sabbatical in 2019. 

Research Interests

Ruiqiao Zhang has experience in conducting research in international law, and has also engaged in comparative studies of the common law, the civil law, the law of the European Union, and Chinese law. Her research and teaching interests revolve around civil and commercial law, focusing in particular on trust law, company law, corporate finance, property law, and international trade law.

Teaching

Principles of Corporate Finance Law, LLM (Course Organiser)

Commercial Trust, Honours (Course Organiser)

Company Law, LLM (former Course Organiser)

Practice of Corporate Finance and the Law, LLM (former Course Organiser)

Company Law, Honours (former Course Organiser)

Business Entities, Ordinary

 

Research activities & awards

  1. International Conference on Social Science, Arts, Economic and Education

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. 2nd Young Scholars Workshop: Asian Approaches to International Law: Theory, Institutions, Processes & Practices

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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