Professor Guanghua Yu 郁光華

The Department of Law

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), Faculty of Law, 
The University of Toronto (1996)
Juris Doctor (J.D.), Faculty of Law, The University of Toronto (1993)
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (1988)
B.A. in Economics, Shanghai Maritime University (1985)


Dr. Guanghua Yu, trained at and graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University and the University of Toronto School of Law, taught at the City University of Hong Kong from 1993 to 1995. He joined the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong in January 1996 when he served as Assistant Professor. He was re-titled to Associate Professor in 2000 and became Professor in 2011. Over the last 25 years, he has had a prolific academic career, authoring and/or editing many books, 40 articles and 30 papers spanning different areas of law. As one of the most active Chinese legal scholars, he delivers lectures at a large number of universities in China and abroad. Guanghua Yu’s specialized areas of teaching and research include Corporate Law, Contract Law, Constitutional Law, and Institutional Approaches to Development.

Research Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Institutional Approach to Development

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