Mr Ju Liu received his LL.B. degree from the East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL, 2020), during which time he spent one term as a fully funded exchange student at the University of Leeds (2018). He further obtained an LL.M. degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE, 2021). He started his Ph.D. in Law journey at the University of Hong Kong in October 2022.

His research is primarily focused on public law, and his Ph.D. thesis touches upon the matrix of national security laws of Hong Kong. Mr Liu is generally interested in the topics of the theories of Parliamentary Sovereignty, separation of powers, judicial review, etc. In the meantime, he also possesses practical interests in English private law, inclusive of the English contract law, company law, trust and banking law. His publications expand in both areas of public law and private law in common law.

Mr Liu has served as Articles Editor (2021) and Alumni Editor (2022) of the LSE Law Review, and he is so far the first and only editor from mainland China. He also served as Senior Editor (2022-23) of the Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies.


The New Approach to the Constitutionality of the Co-location Arrangement, Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies (Volume 13, 2019) 87.

The Ouster Clause and the Amendment to the Legal Practitioners Ordinance: an Analysis, Hong Kong Law Journal (Volume 53(2), 2023) 451.

An Analysis of the Gatecoin Case in Hong Kong: Trust and Cryptoassets, International Company and Commercial Law Review (Issue 9, 2023) 544.


China Scholarship Council Merit-based Scholarship for the Outstanding Undergraduate Exchange Student 2018