Dr LIU Qiao is Honorary Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland and Professor at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong. His previous posts include Associate Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland; Lee Ka Shing Visiting Professor at McGill University Faculty of Law; and specially appointed Tengfei Adjunct Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Law (China).

Professor Liu teaches in and researches a wide range of business-related common law and Chinese law topics including contract, commercial law, unjust enrichment, international commercial law (sale of goods, transfer of funds etc) and financial transactions, with a particular interest in comparative study of Chinese and Anglo-Australian private law. He has published widely in the above areas. His articles have appeared in leading journals including the Modern Law Review, American Journal of Comparative Law and the Cambridge Law Journal. His book entitled “Anticipatory Breach” (Hart Publishing Oxford 2011) is regarded by epic common law courts and top scholars as a leading monograph on an important topic of English contract law. Professor Liu’s works have been cited by epic common law courts including the High Court of Australia, the Singapore Court of Appeal and the New Zealand Court of Appeal as well as by the English High Court and the House of Lords.

Professor Liu has been Founding Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (OUP) since 2013 and has served as its Editor-in-Chief since late 2017. He is also Foreign-related Commercial and Maritime Adjudication Expert at the Supreme People’s Court in Beijing, a United Nations Commission on International Trade Law expert for updating the UNCITRAL Digest of Case Law on the CISG and currently a contributor to Chitty on Contracts: Hong Kong. Professor Liu has won highly prestigious and fiercely competitive grants in Australia, China and elsewhere, and has served as expert witness in law courts in Australia, Singapore and Greater China in a number of international commercial cases and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and a listed arbitrator with the South China International Arbitration Centre (Hong Kong).