Mr Ho Wang Mak

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (School of Law)


Charles Ho Wang Mak is a PhD Candidate in international law and a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Glasgow, a Fellow of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law at the City University of Hong Kong, an Honorary Fellow of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong, a Research Affiliate at SovereigNet at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and a Research Associate at China, Law and Development Project at the University of Oxford. His research concentrates on sovereign debt restructuring and dispute resolution.

Charles has studied law at the University of Sussex in England (LL.B. (Hons.)), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (LL.M. in International Economic Law), and the City University of Hong Kong (LL.M.Arb.D.R.(with Credit)). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb), the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (FAMINZ (Arb/Med)), the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR), and the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (FRAS). Also, he is an Associate Fellow of the Advance HE (AFHEA).

Charles has extensive experience in editing. He is the Managing Editor of the King's Student Law Review. Also, he served as one of the editors for the 2020 and 2019 editions of the Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy (published by the Oxford University Press).

He is the Chairperson of the Young Members Group at the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution, BAIAC Young Practitioner Lead at the Beihai Asia International Arbitration Centre, and the Asia-Pacific Regional Sub-Committee Member for the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations: The Green Pledge. He earned accreditation as a tribunal secretary at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. In 2019, he was admitted as the first Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Tribunal Secretary Panel member from both Hong Kong and Mainland China.


  • Business Organisations (LAW2041 and LAW2042)
  • Commercial Law (LAW2002 and LAW2043) 
  • Common Law System and Method (LAW1028 and LAW1040)