Academic Staff

Professor Ted Tyler

BA (Jurisprudence) , MA (Oxon)
Barrister, Lincoln's Inn & Hong Kong
Legal Practitioner of the High Court and Federal Courts of Australia and of the
Supreme Court of Tasmania

Legal Professional Experience

Practised at the Chancery Bar in England & Wales and on the Northern Circuit from Liverpool

Part-time Adjudicator, Immigration Appeals

Part-time Assistant Commissioner, Boundary Commission for England

Partner, Messrs Piggott Wood & Baker, Barristers & Solicitors, Hobart, Tasmania

Council member, Law Society of Tasmania

District Judge Hong Kong

Deputy Chairman and Chairman, Appeal Board on Public Meetings and Processions

Legal Academic Experience

Faculty of Law, Liverpool University, UK (with liberty to practise)

Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Tasmania, occasional lectures
Member (Law Society rep), Board of the Faculty of Law

Chair Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong
Head of Department of Professional Legal Education

Chair Professor of Law, City University of Hong Kong
Head of Department of PLE
Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Government Boards & Committees in Hong Kong

Member, Advisory Committee on Legal Education
Member, Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance)
Member, Standing Committee on Company Law Reform
Member, Law Reform Commission
Chair LRC Sub-Committee Insolvency Law Review

Academic Areas of Special Interest
- Company Law, including Liquidation
- Bankruptcy Law
- Commercial Law
- Property Law, Land Law & Conveyancing, Mortgages
- Trusts & Succession
- Family Provision
- Legal Education

Recent Publications

(with C Booth) Hong Kong Personal Insolvency Manual, 2nd edn, 2010, HKICPA

Law Lectures for Practitioners 2007 Company Law-Reform and Update, 2008, HKLJ Ltd, Hong Kong

Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong, vol 19(2) Mortgages and Securities (2008 Reissue), LexisNexis, Hong Kong

(ed Roman Tomasic), Insolvency Law in East Asia, Ch 6 Insolvency Law in Hong Kong, Ashgate, 2006

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents LexisNexis, Hong Kong

Other Publications

(with Roman Tomasic & ors), Tomasic & Tyler, Hong Kong Company Law: Legislation and Commentary, LexisNexis Hong Kong, 1998- , 2 vols looseleaf, continuing

General Editor, Hong Kong Company Law Handbook, 10th edn, 2008, LexisNexis HK

Advisory and Contributing Editor, Company Law in Hong Kong: Practice and Procedure, Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2007- , looseleaf, continuing

(with P Tashjian) General Editor, Hong Kong Companies Compliance Manual, Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2007-  , looseleaf, continuing

Author, Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong, vol 6(1) Companies and Corporations (2005 Reissue), LexisNexis HK

Author, Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong, vol 19(2) Mortgages and Securities, LexisNexis Hong Kong, 2004

HKLRD Review Series Company Law, Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2002 & 2003(with Dennis Hie), 2004(with John Ho)

(with Justice Peter Young NSWCA and Clyde Croft QC) Fisher & Lightwood's Law of Mortgage, 1st & 2nd  Aus edns, 1995 and 2005, LexisNexis/ Butterworths Sydney

 Editor, Fisher & Lightwood's Law of Mortgage, 8th , 9th & 10th edns, 1969, 1977 and 1988, Butterworths London

Author, Tyler's Family Provision, Butterworths London, 1971; consulting editor (with RD Oughton) 2nd (1984) & 3rd (1998) edns, Butterworths London

Editor (with Prof N E Palmer), Crossley Vaines' Personal Property, 5th Ed, 1973, Butterworths London 5th ed, 1973

Author (with Sir Geoffrey Bowman), Elements of Conveyancing, Sweet & Maxwell London, 1972

Author, Cases & Statutes on Land Law, 1st ed 1974, 2nd ed 1986, Sweet & Maxwell London

And journal articles in The Conveyancer & Property Lawyer, The New Law Journal, Australian Law Journal, Law News (Journal of the Law Council of Australia), Law Society Gazette, The New Gazette, Hong Kong Lawyer

Founder and first editor of The Tasmanian Law Newsletter