Mr. LAM Hingchau is an Associate Professor (Teaching) at the School of Humanities and Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-SZ). Before joining CUHK-SZ, he served as a senior law lecturer at a university in Hong Kong. His research interests include legal systems, constitutional law (including the Hong Kong Basic Law), human rights law, and public international law. Mr. Lam was also admitted and enrolled as a barrister of the Hong Kong High Court in 2018. He passed the PRC National Judicial Examination in 2010 and obtained the PRC Legal Qualification Certificate in 2011. Mr. Lam had previously interned at the Department of Justice of Hong Kong, the International Criminal Court, and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former-Yugoslavia in the Netherlands.


Lam, Hingchau & Qin, Jing, "The Protective Jurisdiction under the Hong Kong National Security Law: Legitimacy and Impact" 21 Chinese Journal of International Law (2022). 115-136. (SSCI, Q2).

Lam, Hingchau, “The Ouster Clause in the Hong Kong National Security Law: Its Effectiveness in the Common Law and its Implications for the Rule of Law” 76 Crime, Law and Social Change (2021), 543–561. (SSCI, Q3).

Lam, Hingchau & Qin, Jing, “Rethinking the Constitutional Jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Courts over Acts of the National People’s Congress in Light of the Auto-limitation Theory” 46 Hong Kong Law Journal (2016), 511-28. (SSCI, Q4).

(Co-ed Nigel BRUCE) English edition of Dr. Hu Hung Lick’s The Korean Problem: A Study in Conflict, Diplomacy and International Law. Hong Kong: Roundtable Culture (2015).

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