Ngoc Son Bui is an Associate Professor of Asian Laws at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St Hugh's College, Oxford. He is a graduate of Vietnam National University-Hanoi (LLB; LLM) and The University of Hong Kong (PhD). He was previously an Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, and a research fellow at the Centre for Asian Legal Studies of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law. He has also held visiting research positions at Harvard, Melbourne, and Tsinghua Law Schools. 

He works on comparative & constitutional law in Asia with a focus on the socialist and Confucian culture-influenced jurisdictions. He is the author of Constitutional Change in the Contemporary Socialist World (Oxford University Press 2020) and Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia (Routledge 2016). He is writing a new monograph Legal Reform in the Contemporary Socialist World for Oxford University Press. He is co-editing four volumes on Asian Comparative Constitutional Law for Hart Publishing. He serves in the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law and in the advisory board of the Indian Law Review. 



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Journal Article (31)

Ngoc Son Bui, 'Institutionalism and Comparative Constitutional Amendment' (2020) 11 Yonsei Law Journal 17
Jaclyn Neo and Ngoc Son Bui, 'Expanding the Universe of Comparative Constitutional Amendment in Southeast Asia' (2019) 14 Journal of Comparative Law 46
Ngoc Son Bui, 'The Discourse of Constitutional Review in Vietnam' (2014) 9 Journal of Comparative Law 191
Ngoc Son Bui, 'The Confucian Foundations of Ho Chi Minh’s Vision of Government' (2013) 46 Journal of Oriental Studies 35

Chapter (10)

Book (2)

Review (1)

Edited Book (2)

Research Interests

Constitutional Law in Asia, Comparative Law in Asia

Options taught

Constitutional Law (Mods), Constitutionalism in Asia

Research projects