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Professor Jianfu Chen Professor, Law Melbourne

Jianfu CHEN is Professor of Law, School of Law, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law (FAAL), as well as the Australian Academy of the Humanities (FAHA). He was previously Deputy Head of Law School (2006-2008) and Head of Law School (2008-2010, inclusive).

Professor Chen is an arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). He was General Editor (1999-2013), China Business Law Guide, Loose-leaf service (updated quarterly), CCH Asia Pacific, and Editorial Consultant (1999-2004), China Law for Foreign Business, Loose-leaf service (three titles in 9 volumes), CCH Asia Pacific.

Professor Chen specialises in international and comparative law, international business and trade law, human rights law, globalisation and law, and Chinese law. He also researches the impact of technologies on society and the regulation of technologies in different jurisdictions. His work, in English, Chinese and French translation, appears in academic and professional forums nationally and internationally. Some of his works have been collected in Collection of Major Works.

Professor Chen has been a Chief Investigator in two multi-institutional ARC Discovery Projects and a Project Coordinator/Principal Researcher/Lead Investigator in several international research projects funded by governments and funding authorities in Europe and Asia.

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