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Dr HO, Kong Shan John

LLB (University of East Anglia)
MSA (Central Michigan University)
PhD (University of Dundee)

Associate Professor

Dr GUAN, Wenwei

Contact Information

Office: YEUNG-P5415
Phone: +(852)-3442-7671
Email: johnksho@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labour Law

Since obtaining my PhD in Law from the University of Dundee, UK, in 2009, I began my academic career as an Assistant Professor in Law at the City University of Hong Kong where I served for three years until 2012. After that, I was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Surrey, UK, for a year. I joined Newcastle Law School in December 2013 as a Senior Lecturer.  I am returning to City University of Hong Kong in August 2015 as Associate Professor.

I have published extensively at top law journals based in the UK and Commonwealth in various legal disciplines such as Company Law, Labour Law, Environmental regulation and Public Law.

Recent Publications

  • John K.S. Ho, “Revisiting the relevance of the Legal Capital Regime in Modern Company Law”, Journal of Comparative Law, forthcoming January 2016.
  • Raymond S.Y. Chan & John K.S. Ho, “Could Complying with China’s Secrecy Laws Be an Excuse for Auditors Not to Provide Their Working Papers of Auditing Chinese Companies? Recent Cases in Hong Kong and the United States”,
    King’s Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2015, 99-128.
  • Raymond S.Y. Chan & John K.S. Ho, “Disclosure of Directors’ Personal Information in Hong Kong”, Common Law World Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2014, 279-297.
  • Raymond S.Y. Chan & John K.S. Ho, “Should Listed Companies Be Allowed to Adopt Dual-Class Share Structure in Hong Kong?”,
    Common Law World Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2014, 155-182.