Albert Chen Hung-yee

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Albert Chen
Traditional Chinese 陳弘毅

Albert Chen Hung-yee is a legal scholar in Hong Kong. He was the immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong, where he currently serves as the Chair Professor in Constitutional Law.[1]


Chen is an alumnus of St. Paul's Co-educational College. He received his LL.B. degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong in 1980 and 1981 respectively. He received his LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in comparative law and theories of law and development in 1982.


Chen was the Head of the University of Hong Kong Department of Law from 1993 to 1996. After the Department of Law became the Faculty of Law in 1996, he was the first Dean from 1996 to 2002.

He is currently a member of the Hong Kong Basic Law Committee of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, a member of the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong, and a law professor at the University of Hong Kong.

Chen's work is centered around jurisprudence, constitutional law, and comparative law.[2] He has published widely in both English and Chinese.[3]


  1. ^ "Professor Albert Chen Hung-yee". The Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Albert Chen. "Three Political Confucianisms and Half a Century". Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Hong Kong University Scholars Hub". ResearcherPage: Chen, AHY. The University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 

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