Sau Wai LAW

Mr. Law is currently a Senior Lecturer at Law and Business Department at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Prior to that, he has over 14 years of banking experience in Hong Kong taking up roles in credit risk management, private banking, and strategic planning. Mr. Law is also a trainer, course reviewer and panel member of the Subject Review Panel at Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. He teaches part-time at Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. So far, he has taught subjects in Economics, Finance, Money and Banking, investment Risk Management, Compliance, Ethics and Law. His research interests lay on arbitration and dispute resolution, contract law, and banking law.

Mr. Law holds the following academic qualifications: BA (Hons) in Economics, MSc in Economics for Development, LLB and LLM (Arbitration and Dispute Resolution),

His managerial experience in banking and academic exposure in legal studies have facilitated him to put theories and arguments into practical context in his teaching and research.

Field of Study: Arbitration in Global Private Banking

Thesis Title: “Naming, Blaming, Claiming” revisited: suitability of arbitration in resolving private banking disputes from a client’s perspective

Programme of Study: Ph.D.  

Supervisor(s): Shahla Ali

Publications: Chan KS, Law Sau Wai, “What Should Lawyers Do When the Best of the Two Worlds Collide in Mediation/ Negotiation?” November 2020, Hong Kong Lawyers (The Official Journal of the Law Society of Hong Kong)

Hart Giles Prize for Negotiation (2017 LLM), HKU
Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy UK
Accredited General Mediator, HKMAAL
Certified Private Wealth Professional, PWMA
Panel Member of the Tribunal Secretary, HKIAC
Certified Banker (Credit Risk Management), HKIB
Professional Risk Manager (PRM), PRMIA
Financial Risk Manager (FRM), GARP