Ph.D in Law, Research fellow and professor in the Institute of West Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); Attorney-at-law, DHH Law Firm; Arbitrator of Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA), Qingdao Arbitration Commission. He is also associated editor of the Cambridge Journal of China Studies (UK) and member of the international advisory board of the Journal of Law, Society and Development (South Africa).
His Research covers African Law (especially the legal issues relating to the China-Africa civil and commercial transactions), private International Law, International Investment Law and International Commercial Arbitration, UK’ engagement in Africa. He was invited as external evaluator of the National Research Foundation project of South Africa and the LL.M thesis of University of Cape Town and other universities.
He has published extensively in such international peer-review journals as Journal of African Law, Tydskrif Vir Die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg, Penant, Journal of Private International Law, Yearbook of Private International Law, Asian International Arbitration Journal, Journal of Asian Business Lawyer, Journal of International Arbitration, etc.