Professor Shan HE, Professor of Civil Law and renowned expert in civil law

President of the China Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Law Studies Association

Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Consumer Law Research Association

Chair of the Board of the Expert Committee of Beijing Consumers Association

Dean of the China Health Law Association and the Southern Medical University Health Law International Institute

Arbitrator of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

Professor Shan He participated in the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China in the development of laws, including: the general principles of civil law; inheritance law; adoption law; marriage law; copyright law; contract law; security law; auction law; bidding law; property law; consumer rights protection law; anti-unfair competition law; notarisation law; lawyers law; People's Bank law; commercial banks law; rural land contract law; civil procedure law; arbitration law; administrative procedure law; state compensation law; tort liability law; food safety law.

He was awarded the 'China 3.15 Gold Medal' by the China Consumers' Association.

Selected publications (in Chinese):

General Principles of Civil Law

Analysis and Criticism of the Principles of Property Law

General Principles of Contract Law

General Principles of Copyright Law

General Principles of Chinese Family Law

General Principles of Adoption Law (Japanese version titled General Principles of Chinese Adoption Law)

General Principles of Inheritance Law

The Amendment and Practice of Marriange Law

General Principles of Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Law

General Principles of Anti-Unfair Competition Law

General Principles of Administrative Procedure Law

General Principles of Arbitration Law

Notes on Civil Legislation

Shan He's Analysis of Tort Liability Law

General Principles of Intangible Cultural Heritage Law

Interpretation of Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Law

An Overview of the People's Republic of China's Legal Classification: Volume on Civil Law

Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopaedia of Chinese Law

Series Editor of the Pocket Manual of Civil Procedure Law

Published 100+ papers on the 'Concept of “1:10 Ratio” Punitive Compensation'


Research programmes

Research Interests

  • The general principles of civil law
  • Inheritance law
  • Adoption law
  • Marriage law
  • Copyright law
  • Contract law
  • Security law
  • Auction law
  • Bidding law
  • Property law
  • Consumer rights protection law
  • Anti-unfair competition law
  • Notarisation law
  • Lawyers law
  • People's Bank law
  • Commercial banks law
  • Rural land contract law
  • Civil procedure law
  • Arbitration law
  • Administrative procedure law
  • State compensation law
  • Tort liability law
  • Food safety law

Research projects