Biography

Alvin is reading for a DPhil at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford. Having joined the Centre in 2018, he is currently conducting research under the supervision of Professor Marina Kurkchiyan. His research interest fits within an overarching aim of investigating how, in the age of globalisation, corporate sustainability of foreign direct investment (FDI) can be achieved amid host country’s socio-legal environment.  Alvin’s research project will employ legal culture as analytical tool to understand Chinese enterprises’ interaction with the socio-legal environment of Myanmar regarding corporate sustainability, especially with respect to environmental and labour laws, and explore to what extent their corporate sustainability and legitimacy in Myanmar can be achieved.

Alvin is a solicitor qualified to practise in Hong Kong, with experience in commercial litigation and corporate matters. He holds an LLM (Master of Laws) in Corporate and Commercial law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, together with an LLB (Bachelor of Laws) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Research projects