中欧商事合作协会（China-Europe Commercial Collaboration Association，CECCA）是旅英律师、学者发起成立的非盈利性社团组织，总部设于英国伦敦，内设常设法律顾问团队和高级顾问组。
Dr Liz Lijun Zhao is a Lecturer in Law (Assistant Professor equivalent) at Middlesex University. She pursued her legal education in the UK (PhD – Bangor), and China (LLB, LLM and MPhil in law). Liz has expertise in international trade and maritime law. Besides legal training, she has an interdisciplinary background in economics, business and management. Liz is also a qualified Fellow of the British Higher Education Association.
Before joining academia, Liz was called to the Bar of P.R. China and specialises in commercial law and judicial review. She successfully passed the PRC Bar Exam in 2008 and worked as a lawyer in Beijing, handling commercial cases. Liz has also acted as a consultant for several governmental law reform projects. Dr Zhao has held visiting posts at various institutions including Harvard Law School, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private Law in Hamburg, Swansea University, Cardiff University and Shanghai Maritime University. Prior to joining Middlesex University, Dr Zhao was a Teaching Fellow and Liaison Officer at Bangor University, and Executive Editor of Journal of China University of Political Science and Law.
Recently, Liz served as Co-Founding Director of the China-Europe Commercial Collaboration Association (CECCA), a Member of China Centre (Maritime) of Southampton Solent University, Adjunct Professor at Beijing International Studies University and Shanghai Maritime University to conduct some collaborative projects. Liz’s research has been published widely. She specialises in International Trade, Commerical law, Maritime and Transport Law, Comparative and Chinese Law. Many articles of hers have been published in international peer-reviewed journals. Some articles are archived by the UN Library and indexed in the UNCITRAL Bibliography on international trade and maritime law.
Shengnan obtained her Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B) from Beijing Union University, undertook her first Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, majoring in Civil Commercial Law in 2009 and completed a second Master degree from Lund University and World Maritime University in Sweden, studying toward a combined degree in Maritime Law in 2013.
Shengnan served as a partner in Beijing with the Beidou Dinging Law Firm since 2003. She currently holds a new position managing international business in the Zhongrui Law Firm in Beijing.
Shengnan disposed of some influenced cases in the Supreme Court of P.R.C. Part of them have been incorporated into guiding cases.
Shengnan has published some articles in books as well. E.g. "Incorporation of Charterparty Arbitration into Bills of Lading: Chinese Cases in Perspective" in New Challenges in Maritime Law, Dec. 2015; "Collision and Oil Pollution Liability: International and Chinese Perspectives" in Current Issues in Maritime and Transport Law; "The Lien as a Security Device and Contractual Remedy in Charterparties: Common and Civil Law Perspectives", in a Thomas-Reuters edited book (forthcoming).
Dr Zhang pursued his Ph.D.in commercial law at The University of Glasgow (UK) and obtained LL.B. and LL.M. from Tsinghua University (China). His research interest and teaching experience are corporate governance, law and regulation of trusts and investment funds and comparative law. Dr. Zhang has published more than ten articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited books both in English and Chinese. His recent publications include: • ‘Shareholder Primacy and the Corporate Governance of the UK’ in Zhihui Liu (ed), Shareholding Structure and Corporate Governance: A Comparative Law Approach (Law Press 2017) (forthcoming). • ‘The Distorted Governance Model of Venture Capital Limited Partnerships in China: A Political Perspective’ (2017) 38 (6) Business Law Review (forthcoming).
Haiyang graduated with a Master of Laws degree (LL.M. in Commercial Law) from Erasmus University Rotterdam, specializing in Maritime & Transport Law (Class 2017). He Obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in 2016. Haiyang has presented his research at several international research conferences and seminars, such as ‘The 8th Maritime Law & Policy International Postgraduate Research Conference’ (In April 2017, London). Besides his research presentations, during Haiyang’s master study, he was selected to attend the ‘Marine Insurance Masterclass’, organized by DUPI Insurance Group and Erasmus School of Law(ESL). He was also selected to the Thesis Project by ESL, which aimed to prepare the attendances for conducting academic research and PhD application. Haiyang won Third Prize in the 14th Chinese National Round of JESSUP International Law Moot Court in 2016 on behalf of ECUPL. He was awarded with several scholarships by ECUPL and his paper on Money Laundering Crimes was published in 2015.
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