Alice Lee 李雪菁

The Department of Law

Associate Dean (Academic Affairs)
Associate Professor of Law
LLB, University of Hong Kong
BCL, University of Oxford
PCLL, University of Hong Kong


Alice Lee specializes in property law, both real property/land and intellectual property. Her academic interests also extend to legal bilingualism and legal education. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Hong Kong, students from Tsinghua University and Santa Clara University, as well as Hong Kong civil servants. She is also giving lectures to visiting students from Japanese and Korean universities every year. She has received two University-level teaching awards from the University of Hong Kong as well as a student-led Teaching Feedback Award, and has been practising and promoting the core values of the UK Higher Education Academy (“HEA”) since she received the honour HEA Senior Fellow in 2017. 

As Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), she launched the Faculty Teaching Award Scheme and chairs the Faculty Teaching and Learning Quality Committee. She is also chairman of the University Teaching Exchange Fellowship Sub-group (from 2017) and a member of various University Committees including the HKU Horizons Committee and the University Admissions Committee. She has participated in teaching-related conferences including the HKU Authentic Assessment Symposium (May 2018) and Symposium on Feedback for Learning (September 2018) and explored pedagogical and curriculum innovations with Teaching Development Grants for “Studio Without Borders – Web-based Real-time Knowledge-sharing Studio Platform for Cross-city and Cross-disciplinary Experiential Learning” (2017), “Enhancing Meaningful Intercultural Interactions among Local and Non-local students in classroom” (2017) and “Promoting Creative and Ethical Curriculum and Pedagogical Innovations through Copyright Education” (2019).

She was Co-Legal Lead of Creative Commons HK (https://hk.creativecommons.org/) when it was launched in 2008, and has served on consultative committees and statutory bodies including the Advisory Committee on the Review of the Patent System (leading to the Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 2016), the Management Committee of the Consumer Legal Action Fund, the Town Planning Appeal Board, the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board, the Municipal Services Appeal Board, and the HKSAR Passports Appeal Board. In 2016, she initiated an IP Ambassador programme with the HKSAR Intellectual Property Department for university students to share IP knowledge with secondary and primary schools, and the programme has been extended to the other law schools in Hong Kong for greater impact since 2018.   


Research Areas

  • Property Law
  • Intellectual Property Law

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