Academic Staff

Yongxi Chen

CHEN, Yongxi is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Law. He received his legal education at The University of Hong Kong (PhD), University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (D.U. 3ème cycle «Le Droit en Europe» [postgraduate diploma], funded by the French Government Scholarship) and Sun Yat-sen University (LLM and LLB). His current research areas include privacy, freedom of information and comparative administrative law. He is a Visiting Fellow in the Center for Public Law of Sun Yat-sen University, and a member of the International Media Lawyer Association and the Asian Privacy Scholar Network. He participated in drafting China’s first local rule on freedom of information as well as other local regulations concerning information rights. He is also engaged in designing legal information systems to provide free public access to Chinese law and legal doctrine, and has been awarded a national prize.