Skip to content


The Rule of Law and Foreign Investment in China

Date: 30th November 2016

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: Hogan Lovells International LLP, Atlantic House
Holborn Viaduct, LONDON, EC1A 2FG

Event Details

Time: 18:00-20:00 (followed by a drinks reception)

Venue: Hogan Lovells LLP, Atlantic House, 50 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG

Following a successful closed workshop hosted with the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham in January, this event will focus on China's understanding of the rule of law and its impact on investment. Speakers will discuss issues including recent legal and legislative development in China and international trade agreements with China, against a backdrop of human rights, the rule of law, and international politics.


  • Kathryn Rand, Great Britain-China Centre


  • Markus Burgstaller , Hogan Lovells


  • Professor Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick
  • Gordon Nardell QC, 20 Essex Street
  • Dr Eva Pils, King's College London
  • Cecilia Xu, 9 Stone Buildings

Download the event flyer

CPD Accreditation

This event is accredited with 2 CPD hours.

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £55
  • Full-time Academic - £35
  • Full-time Student - £25


  • Individual - £95
  • Full-time Academic - £60
  • Full-time Student - £35

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

Free NGO Places

A limited number of places for this event are available for staff of NGOs to attend free of charge as part of an initiative by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to provide NGOs with access to legal education and training events.

Please email our Events Team at with your contact details, your position and the NGO that you work for. We will organise your attendance, subject to availability.

Sponsored by


If you have any queries, please contact the events team.

Photography and audio recording

Please note that our events may be photographed or audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email BIICL Marketing Manager, Carmel Brown, in advance of the event that you are attending.

Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by us

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if unforeseen circumstances arise. If we cancel an event we shall inform you as soon as possible using the contact details provided to us and offer you a full refund.

Cancellation by you

All cancellations must be made in writing via email to and be no less than one week prior to the event.

Payment for registration will always be required, and must be made prior to the event. If sufficient written notification of cancellation is received, a full refund will be given. If insufficient notice is given, payment for your registration will still be required.

No charge events

All events are costly to set up, even those for which there is 'no charge'. If you register but find you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. As a charity we need to cover the costs of events, and we may charge you a fee of £10 for administration and catering costs if you fail to attend or give us less than 24 hours' notice.

By registering for an event, you have confirmed that you have read and understood our cancellation policy.

Keep In Touch