Ms Liu graduated from Bond University in 2018 and went on to complete her Master of Laws in 2019. She was admitted to practice in Victoria, Australia in 2020 and in the People’s Republic of China in 2023.

Prior to joining The Arbitration Chambers, Xiaoyu was an associate with a law firm in Beijing, China, and assisted in domestic and foreign-related arbitrations administered by BIAC, CIETAC and HKIAC involving loans, private equity investments, asset management, trust, and financial instrument, as well as cross-border disputes over Sino-foreign joint ventures, corporate control and equity transfers.

Xiaoyu is effectively bi-lingual in English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Professional Career

  • Tribunal Law Clerk, The Arbitration Chambers (2024–)
  • Licensed lawyer, Peoples’ Republic of China (2023–2024)
  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria at Melbourne (2020)
  • Clerkship (three-month), The Arbitration Chambers (2019)

Educational Background

  • Master of Laws, Bond Universiy – With specialization in international business and finance law (2019)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University – With specialization in commercial and corporate law (2018)

Contributions to Publications

  • 陶修明 [Tao Xiuming], 张红 [Zhang Hong], 刘笑宇[Liu Xiaoyu]《终止净额结算机制的法律效力》 [The legal effect of close-out netting mechanism] [2024](1) 金融市场研究 Financial Market Research 109. (2024)

English; Chinese (Mandarin)

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