SOAS University of London

School of Law

Chung-Hsien Lee

BA (National Taiwan University) LLM (National Taiwan University)
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Chung-Hsieu Lee
Chung-Hsien Lee
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Thesis title:
Law, Norms and Administrative Rules in Climate Change Flexible Mechanisms – Legal Framework in Global Environmental Governance (working title)
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Year of Entry: 2013-2014
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Chung-hsien Lee is a lawyer and researcher working on law and policy issues regarding environment and climate change mitigation. He holds a LLB from the Law School of National Taiwan University (NTU), a LLM in public Law from NTU, and a PhD in Law from SOAS. His doctoral thesis is on the legal principle of sustainable development in the context of climate change with a special focus on market-based mechanism.

Chung-hsien’s research interests are in social legal study, law and sustainable development & political ecology, law and science & technology, the relationship between global governance and the international environmental law and climate change law.

 He has presented papers in several conferences and his papers had been accepted in international conferences including in 13th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies 2016 reporting ‘The intertwined climate politics and climate governance - observing from the Taiwan’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act’; the 13th Cornell Law School Inter- University Graduate Conference 2017 on the theme ‘From fragmentation to integration: observing from the case of sustainable development as legal principle’; special Workshop IVR 2017 on ‘Bringing sustainable development from ethic and policy guidance to legal norms’. 


Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD)


International law; environmental governance