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Dr. FANG, Meng Mandy

Ph.D., (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
LLM (University College London)
LLB (Chongqing University)
Bachelor in Management (Chongqing University)

Assistant Professor

Dr CHOW, Pok Yin Stephenson

Contact Information

Office: LI-6211
Phone: +(852)-3442-7884

Research Interests

  • International Economic Law
  • World Trade Organization Law
  • Climate Change Governance
  • Energy Law
  • International Environmental Law

Dr. FANG Meng Mandy joined City University of Hong Kong, School of Law as Assistant Professor in July 2020. Dr. FANG held post-doctoral fellowships at Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and National University of Singapore. She obtained her PhD from CUHK, her LLM from University College London and Bachelor of Management and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Chongqing University.

Her research interests include international economic law, World Trade Organization Law, climate change governance, energy law and international environmental law. She is currently working on the legal issues relating to China’s natural gas sector reform and the trade-related issues relating to renewable energy development and the transition to a low carbon economy. Her research appears in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of World TradeJournal of World Investment and TradeChinese Journal of Environmental Law and Climate Law. Her work also appears in edited collections published by Cambridge University Press, Routledge and Springer.




  • 'Old Wine in a New Bottle? Green Industrial Policy and the Use of Safeguards in the Solar Sector’ (2021) 55(4) Journal of World Trade (forthcoming)'
  • ‘A Crisis or an Opportunity? The Trade War between the US and China in the Solar PV Sector’ (2020) 54(1) Journal of World Trade 103-126
  • ‘Shades of Green: Mapping the Parameters of the GATT Article III:8(a) Government Procurement Derogation in the Renewable Energy Transition’ (2019) 20(3) Journal of World Investment and Trade 553-576
  • ‘Marine Plastic Pollution in Asia: All Hands on Deck!’ (2019) 3(1) Chinese Journal of Environmental Law 11-46 (with Beatriz Gracia and Jolene Lin)
  • ‘The Contribution of State-Owned Enterprises to Climate Change Mitigation in China’ (2017) 7(2-3) Climate Law 97-124 (with Benoit Mayer and Mikko Rajavuori)

Book Chapter

  • ‘Local Content Policies and the WTO Regime: Addressing Contentions and Trade-offs’ in Damilola S. Olawuyi (ed) Local Content, Sustainable Development and Treaty Implementation in Global Energy Markets (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2020)
  • ‘China’s Legal Framework for the Development of Renewable Energy under the Context of Climate Change’ in Xiangbai He, Hao Zhang and Alexander Zahar (eds) Climate Change Law in China in Global Context (Routledge, forthcoming 2020)
  • ‘The Rise of Trade Remedies on Renewable Energy Sector and the Need for a Bilateral Agreement between the EU and China’ in Peter Hefele, Michael Palocz-Andresen and Maximilian Rech (eds) Climate and Energy Protection in the EU and China (Springer, 2019) 73-84

Reports and Other Publications

  • ‘The APCEL Guide to Singapore and ASEAN Environmental Law: Climate Change’ (NUS APCEL, Singapore, 2019), 16 pages
  • ‘The APCEL Guide to Singapore and ASEAN Environmental Law: Pollution’ (NUS APCEL, Singapore, 2019), 34 pages
  • ‘Analysis of Panel Report, Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products’ in Jan Wouters and Geert Van Calster (eds), Oxford Reports on International Trade Decisions (Oxford University Press, 2019), 12 pages
  • Report on ‘The Future of Global Energy Security in the Age of Digitalization’ for Konrad-Adenauer-Stifung Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia Pacific (2018), 7 pages

Awards and Professional Activities

  • Panellist for the 17th Edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional Round, February 2019
  • EU-China CRN Best Paper Award for paper entitled: ‘The Rise of Trade Remedies on Renewable Energy Sector and the Need of a Bilateral Agreement between the EU and China’ presented at Fifth Workshop on Europe-Asia Relations in Global Politics: EU-Asian Energy Politics in the 21st Century, March 2016