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XIAO Shiling
Dr. XIAO Shiling
LLB (Southwestern, China)
MPhil (UM, Macau)
PhD (HKU, Hong Kong)

Contact Information

Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building – 6145

Research Interests

Research Interests
  • Comparative constitutional law
  • Comparative administrative law
  • Human rights law

Shiling Xiao is a Post-doctor Research Fellow at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD in law from HKU, MPhil in international and comparative law from the University of Macau, and LLB from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law. He was a practising lawyer in Mainland China and was called to the bar in 2018.

His research interests embrace comparative public law, human rights law and judicial review. His scholarly research is primarily focused on Greater China.


  • ‘State-Centric Proportionality Analysis in Chinese Administrative Litigation’ International Journal of Constitutional Law (2023 forthcoming)
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Rules in China: Incremental Expansion of Judicial Power’ (2022) 17(2) Journal of Comparative Law 370-392. (first author, with Yang Lin)
  •  ‘Judicial Review and Standards of Review in the Macao SAR: A Study Based on the TUI Decision’ in Ngoc Son Bui, Stuart Hargreaves and Ryan Mitchell (eds), Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law of Greater China (2022)
  • ‘Chinese Special Confiscation Procedure: Rules, Implementation and Problems’ (2021) 51(3) Hong Kong Law Journal 1041-1073
  •  ‘Proportionality, Unreasonableness and a Unified Model: Reframing the Spectrum of Intensity of Judicial Review’ (2021) 51(1) Hong Kong Law Journal 85-113
  •  ‘Proportionality in Asia’, (2021) 51(3) Hong Kong Law Journal 1211-1215
  •  “合理原则:解决积极和横向权利纠纷的更优路径”,载《财经法学》2019年第6期,第134-145页。