Research Profile

Wilson Chow Wai Shun 周偉信

Wilson Wai-shun Chow, Associate Professor, who joined the Faculty in 1995, is the first full-time local teacher in the HKU Department of Professional Legal Education. His academic and research interests extend from local tax law, conveyancing and tenancy law, trade union law and labour relations in PRC law, the comparative study of PRC and Hong Kong law professional legal education. Mr. Chow is the contributor to the Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, Vol 24 (Taxation and Revenue). He is also one of the co-authors of the Hong Kong Tax Law: Cases and Materials and will be contributing to the Encyclopaedia of Hong Kong Taxation. Mr. Chow also serves as a member of the Inland Revenue Board of Review and participated in the OECD’s International Network for Tax Research. Mr. Chow’s other recent publications include:

•    “The University of Hong Kong’s New PCLL” (with Stephen Nathanson and Felix W H Chan), (2002) HKLJ Vol 32, pp 381 – 400.

•    “The Death of Estate Duty? The Case for Retention and Reform” (with Professor Andrew Halkyard), Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation (Vol 8 No. 3 Autumn 2004), pp 48-62.

•    Contemporary Legal Education and Training, Chapter 5: Hong Kong (當代法律人才培養模式研究:香港) (in Chinese, with Richard Wu) (China University of Politics and Law Press, April 2 005).

•    “Developing Active Learning of Skills in Professional Legal Education - From Theory to Ethnography in Hong Kong” (with Felix Chan and Richard Wu), (2006) Asian Journal of Comparative Law: Vol.1 No.1 (4).