Cambodia

Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) is an organization bringing together all lawyers who operate offices in the Kingdom. His Excellency Ly Chantola is the BAKC thirteenth-mandate president, leading and managing the BAKC, with a thirty-three members Bar Council. The president is the leader, presiding over the General Assembly and the Council, guaranteeing the interests of the profession and of all lawyers. 

Established since 1995 by the law, the BAKC is mandated to examine and resolve all problems concerning the legal conduct, assuring the fulfilment of duty and protection of the rights of lawyers. 

Ms. Dany Channraksmeychhoukroth

Channraksmeychhoukroth DANY (or “Chhoukroth”) is an Attorney-at-Law and a member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Her legal practices focus on contract law, international commercial arbitration, family law, criminal litigation and law of the sea. Currently, she is acting as counsel in both domestic and international arbitration dealing with real estate and construction matters.
In addition to her legal practices, she has involved in academia in various capacities ranging from teaching to researching in areas such as law of the sea, international environmental law, international commercial arbitration, and human rights law particularly on right to a healthy environment and business and human rights. With her experiences and passions, she has been elected as member of the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) where one of the core objectives is to foster and encourage Asian perspectives on international law. She has also been appointed as senior researcher and member of the executive committee of Sala Traju Association.
Her diverse academic and professional experiences have fuelled her interest in applying for this Conference. As an educator and lawyer, attending the Conference will be a great opportunity for Chhoukroth to gain new knowledge as well as to create network among the participants.

Ms. Sok Vanseka

Vanseka got LLM in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University. Regarding experiences, she has around ten years of experiences in legal practices specializing in financial laws.

She started her legal career as an associate in the real estate practice group at a regional law firm in Cambodia with the focuses on land concessions and co-owned and multipurpose buildings’ developments. With her interest in finance and innovation, she joined the central bank of Cambodia as an in-house counsel to assist the bank in drafting prudential, banking supervision and payment regulations. Later on, she joined another regional law firm in Cambodia as a senior associate in banking cross cutting capital market practice groups.

Vanseka also took part in negotiating Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership free trade agreements in the section of e-commerce. Moreover, she has served the International Monetary Fund on the project basis in drafting legislations and regulations for public financial management and banking supervision for other countries. She is currently a consultant to the Ministry of Economy and Finance in reforms.

With the above experiences, Vanseka is interested in participating in this Conference because she has passions in meeting with new people for sharing and discussing ideas about reforms.

Ms. Hak Thongsee

Thongsee Hak (or “Thongsee”) is an Attorney-at-Law and a member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (or the “BAKC”). She first started her legal career as a legal assistant in 2016 at Khmer Apsara Law Firm, based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the focuses on criminal, civil, intellectual property and banking litigations. With her English proficiency and intelligence, she was appointed to be a member of secretariat general of Asean Law Association (ALA) by the BAKC.

Roughly two years later, Thongsee was admitted to the BAKC. Later on, Thongsee joined an international standard consulting firm, founded by an American lawyer. There, she was able to work in a considerable number of matters including the registration and closure of the company, drafting of the employment contract and the termination letter, attending the negotiation with the unions, and participate in due diligence process.

Currently, Thongsee is an Attorney-at-Law at Legal Trust Law Firm, based in Phnom Penh and her area of expertise is extending and including but not limited to corporate and commercial, financial and banking, litigation, labour laws, family laws, construction laws and real estate. She also got admitted to the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Hong Kong SAR

Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong

The Faculty was the first law school in Hong Kong. Always international in composition and outlook, the Faculty now consists of over 70 full-time academic staff from 17 jurisdictions around the world and has some 2,300 students. Over the years Faculty members have contributed widely to law reform during Hong Kong’s historic transition from colony to special administrative region. The Faculty is an internationally recognized centre of research in various areas of law. Law graduates from HKU now make up a large proportion of Hong Kong’s legal profession and more than half of its Judiciary. Graduates have also made substantial contributions in government, politics, journalism and other fields.

Mr. Lau Eden

As a penultimate law student at the University of Hong Kong and a steadfast supporter of social justice, Mr. Lau has engaged in different pro bono projects. Two recent highlights are the HKU Rule of Law Education Project during which he delivered talks on rule of law-related topics; and the Pllnet Outreach Legal Talks Initiative where he shared his understanding on reverse mortgage with the elderly. Outside school, he is a member of Pro Bono Hong Kong, a non-profit organisation which strives for equal access to justice. By deploying legal knowledge learned at school, he aims to effect lasting changes in their community.

Through this conference, he hopes to evaluate and opine on the crucial topics of access to justice, inclusiveness and sustainable development, and to be enlightened by fellow friends across the region.

Ms. Hui Pergrin

As a third-year student studying law and politics, Ms. Hui is passionate about legal outreach and became a member of the Rule of Law Education Project at HKU. Designing and implementing legal outreach talks on various rule of law topics have assisted her to rethink the concept of rule of law and realise the need for education of such concepts to the public. She is hoping that she can contribute to the Department of Justice’s initiative of Vision 2030 for Rule of Law.

She assisted pro bono legal work at Sun Lawyers LLP in areas of law such as intellectual property. She has a keen interest in working to promote access to justice as she found that small businesses and nonprofits are less accessible to legal advice. She is looking forward to contributing to the discussion on promotion of inclusive society. As a full member in Commission on Sexual Harassment at HKU, she was involved with proposing policy directions and adjustments on the existing mechanism for sexual harassment complaints. She is thrilled to join the cross-jurisdiction platform provided by the Conference to facilitate a holistic discussion on how the legal system could be advanced.

Mr. Leung Kwun Hang

As a penultimate undergraduate at HKU majoring in law and politics, Mr. Leung believes that law students can help create a better society. As an aspiring student with ample interest in the rule of law, he has served as an intern at the HKU Rule of Law Education programme and an ambassador of the Centre for Rule of Law. To advance access to justice in Hong Kong, he has also served as a Pro Bono volunteer at White & Case LLP and took part in various outreach legal programmes, such as PILnet OUTLET programme. He believes his previous experience would be helpful to guide him in exploring the relevant topics for this conference.

Since he is planning to launch a student-initiated Pro Bono initiative, he is looking forward to learning from law students from different backgrounds and jurisdictions who would provide him with invaluable insights that would assist him with the project. He is also looking to share his perspective on the topics to share ideas with other delegates to foster academic exchange.

Indonesia

Center for Sustainable Ocean Policy, Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia

With its prominent reputation in national level, Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia (FHUI) aims to grow as the centre of legal education and research with international reputation. However, these all can be achieved with staying true to values of nation’s culture which has been an inspiration to education in FHUI. Aligned with national education mission, FHUI grooms the students to possess academic ability in implementing, developing and enriching legal theory and regulations, disseminating the knowledge for the sake of greater people and promoting Indonesian culture. With vision to be world class law school, FHUI has always been updating its students’ insights regarding legal issues and development in regional and global level to brace them to compete in regional and international level.

Ms. Azzahra Naila Ashyla

Naila is currently a second-year student in University of Indonesia aiming for Bachelor of Law degree in the Faculty of Law. Her experience in attending conferences is still limited to competitions such as Model United Nations since she was in high school and become a liaison officer in Intellectual Property and Innovation Researchers of Asia conference back in 2020 before pandemic.

She is interested in participating in the conference not only to broaden her knowledge in legal systems in each respective jurisdictions across Asia-Pacific region, but also to take her chance in adding up her own experiences as an academic by joining the conference.

Mr. Darmawan Aristyo Rizka

Aristyo Rizka Darmawan is a lecturer in international law at University of Indonesia  and co- Director of the Center for Sustainable Ocean Policy (CSOP). He is involved in  the Pacific Forum of Foreign Policy Research Honolulu as a Young Leader. His  research focuses on the relationship between International law and foreign policy in the  Asia Pacific region. He obtained his Master’s Degree in International Law from the  Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, United States and  completed a certification in Public International Law from the Hague Academy of  International Law, the Netherlands.

His articles on the South China Sea and the law of the sea have appeared in international  outlets, such as the Lowy Institute the Interpreter, Asia Maritime Transparency  Initiative CSIS, East Asia Forum (Australian National University), Policy Forum (Australian National University), Asia Global Online (Hongkong University), Fletcher  Forum of World Affairs, ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute commentaries, Mongabay, the  Jakarta Post, and Bangkok Post.

Ms. Shafira Febita

Febita is a third year student pursuing her Bachelor Degree at the Faculty of Law in University of Indonesia. Febita’s past experience with conferences are based on her  participation on Model United Nations where she attended three conferences and  managed to snatch two verbal commendation out of the three.

In taking part of this conference she is looking forward to see in a more in-depth view  of the foundational framework and other integral factors, such as customary laws, of  Indonesia’s legal system. She is then looking to further analyse the influence that it still  has to the present day Indonesia’s legal system. It is also within her interest that in  participating this conference she will be able to learn new and different ways to refine  aspects or loopholes that have yet to be governed by laws to achieve an inclusive society  from the rule of law in other jurisdiction as well as its practices.

Macau SAR

Department of Global Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

The Faculty of Law of University of Macau is the oldest law school in Macao. The Faculty offers Bachelor and Master of Law Programme in Chinese and Portuguese Languages, the Master of Law Programme in European Union Law, International Law and Comparative Law and the Master and in International Business Law in English Language. Faculty of Law also offers Doctoral Programme in Law. The Faculty of Law has played very important role in the localization of Macao law and jurists. The great majority of present bilingual judges, prosecutors, and jurists of the civil service of Macao S.A.R. are graduates from Faculty of Law of the University of Macau.

Ms. Zhang Shiyu

Ms. Zhang is a first-year student in the Master of Law in International Business Law at the University of Macau. Before joining the University of Macau, she majored in public finance at the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and obtained Bachelor of Economics in 2018. During February 2018 to July 2019, she worked for China Securities Co., Ltd as an investment advisor in the investment research department and received the best new employee prize in 2018.

It is her honour to represent the University of Macau, Faculty of Law, Department of Global Legal Studies at this academic conference. The year of 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Hong Kong SAR Legal Aid Department, meanwhile the draft Legal Aid Law of the People’s Republic of China has entered into the second stage of legislative process. She looks forward to communicating with other delegates from different jurisdictions, cultures, legal traditions and socio-economic backgrounds on the topic of legal aid.

Mr. Liu Lei

Mr. Liu is a first-year student in the Master of Law in European Union Law, Comparative Law, and International Law program at the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cornell University, an Ivy League university in the state of New York, United States. He has also completed one year of intercultural exchange in Germany when he was a high school student.

Professionally, he have worked as a translator and interpreter for trade and immigration companies. His biggest strength is his ability to communicate interculturally. He is a fluent English speaker, and he also speaks Mandarin Chinese (native) and Cantonese. He wants to participate in this conference because he wants to know how other jurisdictions approach the issue of justice and how different socio-economic and cultural factors had shaped those jurisdictions approach to issues relating to access to justice. He also wants to practise his paper writing skills as he needs that for his own master program’s graduation project.

Mr. Li Songlin

Mr. Li is a first-year student of the Master in International Business Law at the University of Macau, Faculty of Law. He received his bachelor degree in law from Shantou University. During his undergraduate years, he participated in several moot court competitions, including as the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and CIETAC Cup International Commercial Arbitration Moot. In these moot courts he was exposed to various legal cases and achieved several distinctions including National First Prize and Best Oralist. During his graduate studies, he was concerned about social issues in China and published a paper in Chinese focusing on grassroots election bribery in Guangdong province.

It is an honor for him to represent the University of Macau, Faculty of Law, Department of Global Legal Studies in this academic conference. As a law student, he has always taken legal profession as his pursuit. In particular, the theme of this conference approaches the issue of justice, which is in line with his academic interests. Through this conference, he hopes to gain a detailed understanding of legal aid system, and he also hopes to learn about legal practice in other jurisdictions and share his academic views with other young law students.

Mainland China

School of Law, Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University’s Law School has attained a high academic level and developed strong research strength, and has been selected as a discipline for the promotion of the national “Double First-Class” initiative in September 2017. The law school stresses talent training, emphasizing both academic research and teaching, and combining theory with practice; meanwhile, it values international exchanges and carries out extensive and in-depth cooperation with a number of world-class law schools, gaining high international reputation and international influence. The discipline of law in Tsinghua University ranks the 27th in the 2021 QS World University Discipline Rankings.

Ms. Ke Jingshu

Ms. Ke is currently enrolled as a second-year undergraduate student in Tsinghua University School of Law and she is member of the International Class. Legal translation has been her subject of interest ever since she first entered into university, and she has worked as the proofreader to Professor Kai Tu’s book translation of A Very Short Introduction: The British Constitution by Martin Loughlin from English into Chinese. She is also currently working as a freelance legal translator.

 

She is eager to participate in this conference because of the challenges and the opportunities it will bring along. She believes that it will put her thesis writing, legal translating, and presentation skills to the test, and she is eager to refine these skills. She is excited to hear the fellow participants’ take on the theme of this conference: “Access to Justice: The Key to Inclusive Society and Sustainable Development” and she is also looking for different ways to enhance the access to justice, especially because their need of it is so urgent right now.

Mr. Yan Junxiao

Mr. Yan is now a second-year student in the international class of Tsinghua University School of Law, and also the director of academic department of Student Association for science and technology in their school. He used to be a contestant in mathematics competition in high school. With a strong interest in legal research, he won the second prize of the 39th “Challenge Cup” Academic Science and Technology Competition in Tsinghua University, and was also selected into the “Spark” Academic Talent Training Program.

 

He is very interested in the socio-economic and cultural background of various countries and would like to know the impact of the background on their legal systems. At present, China is constantly promoting opening up. As a successor to national construction, he knows that he should learn more about the development and practice of the rule of law in other jurisdictions. This is his first time to participate in international academic exchange. He is looking forward to learning from the excellent legal talents of various countries, and also sharing China’s experience in the rule of law with foreign friends. And he hopes the Conference can exercise his academic ability, especially the thesis writing and presentation skills.

Ms. Pan Yang

Ms. Pan Yang, a first-year doctoral student majoring in international law in the Tsinghua University School of Law. She majored in English literature and international studies in China Foreign Affairs University for her bachelor’s degree, during which she visited Department of Justice, and Legislative Council of H.K. during a summer camp, and found her great interest in law. Therefore, she applied for the LLM program and got her master’s degree in the Tsinghua University School of Law. It was during this period that she found out the collision of law and reason in their society and came to realize the need of a road for the sustainable development of justice and rule of law in China. And that’s what this conference is all about in her understanding and explain the reason that why she would like to apply for it.

Malaysia

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya (UM), a public research university in Kuala Lumpur, is Malaysia’s oldest university. It was established on 8th of October 1949 with the merger of the King Edward VII College of Medicine and the Raffles College. The rapid growth of UM during the first decade of its establishment resulted in the setting up of two autonomous Divisions in 1959, one located in Singapore and the other in Kuala Lumpur. In 1960, the government of the two territories indicated their desire to change the status of the Divisions into that of a national university. Legislation was passed in 1961 founding the University of Malaya on 1st January 1962. UM is currently ranked 65 in QS Global World Rankings 2022 and 49 in the Asia University Rankings 2021.

Mr. Geoffrey Jerry J Mosiol

Geoffrey is a third year law student in the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya. He has experience working in a NGO focusing on Sabah’s environmental legal issues and legal accessibility of the locals, and has also volunteered on various social cause such as teen pregnancy, homelessness and the COVID-19 Pandemic. In his Academic Project Paper, he had researched and written on Marine Spatial Planning in Sabah. His unique background and passion for cultural exchange, social-political issues had given him a chance to be the moderator of the faculty level Cultural Exchange dialogue. He is thrilled to be able to participate in the Conference as he would like to take the opportunity to hear about other legal systems and their cultural significance; most of the times, he is only able to read it from books.

Ms. Jowena Sirau Anak John Wayne

Jowena Sirau is a 3rd year undergraduate in the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya. She is the former Director of Ecolawgy, that focuses on engaging with the youths on environmental legal matters. Jowena cares deeply for human rights as reflected in her recent participation in Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, themed on Freedom of Expression, Right to Assembly and Right to Privacy. Aside from mooting, Jowena is currently a volunteer in Hakam Youth, a youth led NGO that seeks to promote and educate youths on human rights. Her interest to participate in the Conference stems from the urge to study on the impact of rule of law to the legal system in other countries and the influence of culture to the shaping of administration system in providing access to justice.

Mr. Lim San Shien

San Shien is a passionate youth leader, also a 2nd year law student from University of Malaya. He is the founder and President of UM Young Leaders Association. In addition, he is also a Johor State Government Leadership Varsity Icon. He has vast experiences such as working in the chamber of a High Court judge, being attached to the Johor State Executive Council. He is also an avid news commentator on legal and current issues; spoken and written for major news outlet and mainstream media in Malaysia. He is also an active debator and mooter. Through this conference, he hopes to exchange views, learn about the diverse vibrant cultures, and expand his social network.

Mongolia

School of Law, National University of Mongolia

The National University of Mongolia School of Law is a leading law school in Mongolia. It was founded over 60 years ago. Faculty members of NUM School of Law play a leading role in legal researches, law drafting and legal consulting services for governmental and non-governmental organizations in Mongolia. Most lawyers who pass Mongolian Bar Examination are graduates of NUM School of Law. They also hold top its positions every year. NUM School of Law is composed of two main departments, Public Law Department and Private Law Department. Current Dean is Professor Batbold Amarsanaa.

Ms. Enkhee Tuulaikhuu

Ms. Enkhee received a bachelor’s degree in International Law from the School of Law, National University of Mongolia (NUM) in June 2013, and a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University in September 2017. She had been a policy researcher at the National Legal Institute of Mongolia (NLI) from July 2013 to October 2015. Since October 2017, she has worked as a lecturer at the NUM School of Law.

She conducted many comparative legal and policy research when she was a policy researcher at NLI. She is now teaching several public and private law courses for undergraduate students at the NUM School of Law. Her main research interests are international law (including WTO law), foreign policy analysis, the legal history of Mongolia, and so on.

She believes that this Conference will provide to significantly expand her academic and practical knowledge on their chosen topic. Moreover, as she is a young scholar, attending the Conference will give her a good opportunity to share her viewpoints with international scholars.

Mrs. Oyunbaatar Altantuya

Mrs. Oyunbaatar has completed her bachelor and master degree from the School of Law, National University of Mongolia (NUM) in 2011 and 2013. She has started her working experience from ‘Legal Policy’ law firm as an administrative lawyer from April 2011 to June 2013; as an assistant to the Director of School of law, NUM from July 2013 to July 2015; and as an administrative staff at Embassy of Mongolia in Washington DC, USA from September 2015 to July 2018. Since September 2018, she has worked as a lecturer at the NUM School of Law.

She is teaching law courses such as Constitutional law, Legal Theory and Professional Ethics for Lawyers. Her research focuses on constitutional law, including human rights, and election and its procedures.

Attending the Conference will be a great chance to learning and sharing knowledge. It is also a big opportunity for networking.

Ms. Nyamsuren Lkhamtseren

Ms. Nyamsuren received a bachelor’s degree from the School of Law, National University of Mongolia (NUM) in June 2017. After that she had been studied in Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University Japan from 2017 to 2019. Her master thesis’s theme was Issue of The Mongolian Tax Collection procedures from the perspective of Mongolia and Japan. Since February 2020, she has worked as a lecturer at the NUM School of Law. She is teaching seminars of tax law, social security law and administrative law. Her main research interests are income tax, tax procedure and taxing policy.

She is extremely interested in how other countries’ legal system are different, and what aspects influence to their legal systems’ change. She also wants to exchange her views on legal traditions and her country’s legal system feature. She is looking forward to expand her understanding of Asia-Pacific region’s legal system through this conference.

Singapore

National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law(NUS Law) is widely regarded as Asia’s leading law school. Staffed by an outstanding permanent faculty diverse in origin and qualifications, NUS Law is dedicated to building a vibrant community and creating an environment that facilitates critical thinking and reflection on the fundamental legal issues confronting our interconnected world. Located in Singapore, which for more than a century has been a commercial hub at the crossroads of Asia, NUS Law is very much Asia’s Global Law School.

Mr. Hwang Zephan

Mr. Hwang is a current undergraduate of the National University of Singapore School of Law. He has a keen interest in the areas of public international, criminal and human rights law, as well as the factors influencing the development of these fields of law. He is actively involved in NUS’ Mooting and Debating Club, the Pro Bono Group and the Singapore Law Review.

Always looking to broaden his horizons and understanding of the world around him, he has a strong desire to attend the international legal conference to gain a better understanding of the rule of law in other jurisdictions. Moreover, he believes the conference would be a fantastic opportunity to connect with delegates across the world to discuss the continued development of law, and to engage in a unique and immersive cross-cultural experience.

Ms. Tan Glenda

Ms. Tan is an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore. She has a keen interest in international law and she is excited to learn more about the legal systems of other countries and to meet students and practitioners. She has a love for Hong Kong, stemming from its excellent food and warm culture. She cannot wait to learn more about Hong Kong and to share some stories from Singapore.

South Korea

KCAB INTERNATIONAL (KCAB Next)

KCAB INTERNATIONAL was established on 20 April 2018 as an independent division of KCAB to meet the growing demand for cross-border commercial dispute resolution. KCAB INTERNATIONAL specializes in international arbitration to ensure that disputes are resolved in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner within a streamlined process. Enlisted with leading experts and professionals with abundant experience and expertise in international dispute resolution, KCAB INTERNATIONAL works to further enhance the standing of Korea as a premier international dispute resolution center in Asia and beyond.

Ms. Hye Sung Kim

Currently practicing international arbitration and dispute resolution at Kim & Chang, Seoul, and is a member of the Legal Advisory Panel for Outbound Small to Medium Business at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea.  Obtained an LLM at the London School of Economics and Political Science.  Admitted to bar in Korea and England and Wales.

Ms. Karyn Yoo

Currently practicing international arbitration and dispute resolution at Kim & Chang, Seoul and is a member of the YSIAC Committee.  Obtained a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center and an MA in International Studies from Korea University.  Admitted to New York bar.

Mr. Dean Park

Currently practicing international arbitration and dispute resolution at Kim & Chang, Seoul, and previously advised clients in derivatives and capital markets at Cleary Gottlieb New York and Seoul.  Obtained a JD from NYU School of Law and an MS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University. Admitted to New York bar.

Thailand

Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University

As one of the finest institutions for legal studies, the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, incorporates academic principles and professional know-how to produce graduates with legal and ethical minds. Established in 1933, the Faculty has always aimed to serve the needs of society and break new ground for changes. We have been the forerunners in teaching and learning innovations for Thailand’s legal education by introducing many initiatives, including the platform of LawLab and research centres. Graduates are trained in a specific legal field of choice to be highly skilled in theory and practice and match the rapid global developments. The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Civil and Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Public Law, and International Law. Moreover, several specialized fields are available, including Economics Law, Finance and Tax Law, and International Business Law. We now have 47 faculty members who work in all main areas of legal research and are recognized nationally and internationally for their teaching and research.

Mr. Manakit Rutrot

Graduated from the Faculty of Law of Chulalongkorn University, Rutrot now works as  an IT Security consultant in a start-up in Bangkok, Thailand. Despite his current  occupation, his interest in ADR, sustainable development and human rights has never  once wavered. He will commence his postgraduate studies (LL.M. in Dispute  Resolution) at the University of New South Wales in February 2022. Before that, he is  expected to travel to Taiwan, the People’s Republic of China in August 2021 as a  scholarship recipient to attend a Chinese-language training program and will be an  intern at the Thailand Trade and Economic Office in the city of Taipei from December  2021 to January 2022, before departing for Australia.

When Rutrot learned about the conference, he did not hesitate to express his interest to  the Faculty, believing that it would be a promising start for his future path, both  academic both professional. Moreover, this opportunity will allow him to exchange  knowledge and experience with people and experts of mutual interests from different  jurisdictions, especially considering the legal challenges that have arisen and will arise  in the post-Covid-19 era.

Mr. Chaiyaporn Chayan

Chayan is currently an assistant to Member of Parliament, Thailand. He is familiar  with the legislative process and parliamentary work in action and has developed  strong research and communication skills.

He is also an ardent advocate for free and fair competition, open government, and  marginalized groups.

Chayan obtained a master’s degree in public policy from Peking University, China,  and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn  University, Thailand.

Ms. Leethanakul Nitinun

Nitinun is a senior student pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Faculty of Law,  Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Having good command of Chinese, Thai and  English, currently, doing a legal internship (China Practice) at Kudun and Partners, one  of leading law firms in Thailand. She also represented the faculty in 2019 International  Law Student forum on legal issues in digital platform at RenMin University, Beijing and assisted in preparing the Administrative Law and ASEAN Law course materials.

Majoring in international law, Nitinun has keen interest in legal challenges shared by  the Asian region in the changing world order and the COVID-19 disruption.  The Conference is a great opportunity to explore, share and learn from experts and like-minded individuals, regarding the unique context of each jurisdiction and state  developments, in advancing access to justice and the rule of law during this unprecedented time.

Vietnam

School of Law, Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) is one of two leading multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral national universities, tasked with producing highly qualified human resources for the development of the country. VNU is a pioneer in innovation and is considered the symbol of intellectual life and education in Vietnam. Established in 1976, the VNU School of Law (VNU-LS) is the first law school of Vietnam and now is among 3 biggest local law schools in the country. The VNU-LS is very famous with its pioneering role in teaching and doing research on the new legal issues in Vietnam including human rights, and anti-corruption.

Ms. Nguyen Thuy Duong

Nguyen Thuy Duong has been teaching and doing research in the area of human rights in Vietnam since 2015. She is now working for the School of Law under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi as a lecturer on Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law, along with working on her PhD in constitutional law.

Ms. Le Hang Phuong

Phuong Hang Le is a third-year law student in the Bachelor of General Law with Honours Programme, School of Law – Vietnam National University. She is passionate about working in Intellectual Property Law and International Commercial Law. To prepare for The International Youth Legal Exchange Conference 2021, she has experienced many legal issues such as the sale of goods contract, copyrights trademark, and industrial infringements through 2 months of internship in Tilleke and Gibbins and doing scientific research called “Resolving Domain Name disputes related to Trademarks.” Furthermore, she also had opportunities to participate in two moot competitions which are called The Vietnam CISG Pre-moot 2021 and International Competition Arbitration 2021. Ranking in Top 8 of The Vietnam CISG Pre-moot 2021 and winning the International Competition Arbitration 2021 prove that she is confident of researching legal documents and writing memorials in English in both jurisdictions and merits issues in the present. With all her experiences, she believes that she has the ability to research in-depth papers. She wants to expand her knowledge to other fields and access the international environment to learn and share knowledge with international law scholars, lecturers, and students.

Mr. Vu Thanh Cu

Cu Thanh Vu is a sophomore law student attending at School of Law, Vietnam National University. He is specializing in constitutional law, human rights, and commercial law. To be specific, he has experience in legal research, legal writing, and legal translation by participating in national and international conferences relating to these fields. Furthermore, he is the winner of International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2021, which reveals his ability of arguing and debating. He is looking forward to joining this Conference in order to acquire knowledge from scholars, professors, and students in Asia.