PhD (F/T)
Primary Supervisor: Po Jen Yap
Co-Supervisor:Albert Chen
Field of Study: Public Law
Thesis Title: The Common Law Response to the National Security Law of Hong Kong (Provisional)

Mr Ju Liu obtained his LL.B. from East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL, 2016-2020), during which he once studied at the HKU as a visiting student in July 2018, and later from 2018 to 2019 studied at the University of Leeds (Leeds) as an exchange student, fully sponsored by the China Scholarship Council. After completing his LL.B., he went to the London School of Economics (LSE, 2020-2021) where he was awarded the LL.M. degree.

Mr Ju Liu is generally interested in public law within common law jurisdictions, in particular the topics such as the Principle of Parliamentary Sovereignty, and judicial review. Mr Liu has also long acquired the interests of the Basic Law of Hong Kong, and published an article on a constitutional issue therefrom. He is currently doing his Ph.D. research on the National Security Law of Hong Kong.

Mr Liu was notably the first, and hitherto, the only Articles Editor (2021), and later Alumni Editor (2021-22) of the LSE Law Review who is from mainland China. Now he sits as the Senior Editor at 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.


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