Prof. Rick Glofcheski

Adjunct Professor


Rick Glofcheski obtained his BA at Wilfrid Laurier University, his LLB at University of Windsor, and his LLM at Cambridge University, England. After practising law in Canada, mainly in civil litigation, he joined the University of Hong Kong. His primary areas of teaching and research are in tort law, labour and employment law, and teaching and learning in higher education. He has also taught criminal law, contract law, legal system, and medical law. Rick is the Editor-in-Chief of Hong Kong Law Journal. He is a Panel Member of the Bar Association Qualification Committee. He was Head of the Department of Law from 1996-99. He is the author of Tort Law in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Sweet and Maxwell Asia, revised 4th edn, 2018, 850 pp). He is author and co-editor of Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2nd edn, 2016, 908 pp), for which he was awarded (jointly with Farzana Aslam) the University Research Output Prize 2011. Rick was selected for the award of University Teaching Fellow (2004), the inaugural University Outstanding Teaching Award (2008), the inaugural University Distinguished Teaching Award (2009), the inaugural Hong Kong-wide University Grants Committee Teaching Award (2011), and the University Distinguished Teaching Award (2015), in recognition of outstanding teaching and his leadership and contributions to the advancement of teaching and learning. Rick’s office is CYT 305; email address .

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