Prof. Florence Lee

Assistant Professor


Florence is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Law, University of Hong Kong. She completed her DPhil at the St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Prior to her DPhil, Florence obtained her MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (with Distinction) at the Worcester College, University of Oxford and her BA from Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, graduating with double first class honours.

Florence teaches and conducts research in criminal law and criminal justice issues. She is interested in theoretical criminal law, criminal justice, sentencing as well as questions around risk, security and justice. She has published in journals including the Criminal Law Review and Sentencing News, and she has contributed a chapter to Precursor Crimes of Terrorism: The Criminalisation of Terrorism Risk in Comparative Perspective (Edward Elgar Publishing). She is a certified mediator and was called to the English Bar as a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2020.