Bing SHUI 


(853) 8822 4087
OfficeE32 – 3017
AddressFaculty of Law (FLL),
University of Macau, E32,
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China.
Office HoursTuesday 10h00~12h00
Wednesday 10h00~12h00

Prior to joining the University of Macau in 2013, Shui Bing was a full professor at Law School of Nanjing University, concurrently a professor at the Nanjing University-Johns Hopkins University Center.  He also served as the vice president of Jianye district people’s court in 2012.  Professor Shui has received many academic awards and recognitions, such as the first prize at the national writing competition for legal essays in 2015, and the Ten Outstanding Young Jurists in Jiangsu Province of 2013.  Furthermore, he was selected as the New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET) in 2012, which is a very competitive award granted by the Ministry of Education in China.  In February 2017, Professor Shui has been appointed as one of seven members of Medical Malpractice Committee by Macau government. University of Macau gives Teaching Excellence Award to Professor Shui in 2018, by a selection committee from numerous nominees through a rigorous process.

Other Roles

  • Associate Director of Research Services and Knowledge Transfer Office

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Civil and Commercial Law, Peking University
  • M.A. in Civil and Commercial Law, Peking University
  • B.A. in Law, Sichuan Normal University

Academic Experience

Aug. 2013 — current            Professor, University of Macau

Dec. 2012 — Aug. 2013       Full Professor, Law School of Nanjing University

Feb. 2013 — Aug. 2013       Vice President, Jianye District People’s Court, Nanjing, China

July. 2007 — Aug. 2012       Joint Professor, Nanjing University-Johns Hopkins University Center

Dec. 2008 — Dec. 2012       Associate Professor, Law School of Nanjing University

Feb. 2012–Aug. 2012         Visiting Scholar, Cornell Law School, U.S.

Feb. 2010 — July 2010         Visiting Scholar, Law School at University of Kansas, U.S.

June. 2006 — Dec. 2008       Lecturer, Law School of Nanjing University

Jul. 2003 — Jun. 2006          Ph.D candidate, Law School of Peking University

Aug. 2002 — Jul. 2003         General Manager, Suyuan Real Estate Corporation, Hainan, China

Aug. 1998 — Aug. 2002       Partner Lawyer, Yafeng Law Firm, Chengdu, China

July 1993 — Feb. 1998          Lecturer, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu, China

Teaching Area

  • Property Law
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Methodology

Selected Publications


  1. The Methodology in Civil Adjudication(《超越民法的民法解釋學》), Peking University Press(北京大學出版社), 2018.
  2. Interpretation on Non-Profit Corporation: From the View of Civil Law(《非營利法人解釋民事主體理論的視角》), Law Press(法律出版社), 2010.
  3. General Rules of Civil Law(《民法總論》), co-author, Beijing Normal University Press(北京师范大学出版社), 2009.
  4. Chinese Real Rights Legislation in Sea Area(《中國海域物權制度研究》), co-author, Chinese Legal Publication House(中国法制出版社), 2004.

Articles Published in English

  1. “Fragmented Rights and Tragedy of Anticommons: Evidence from China’s Coastal Waters”, Journal of Civil Law Studies, volume 9, 2016, U.S. Peer Review.
  2. Where Law meets Culture: The Legal Protection of the Dead in China”, University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review, fall edition, 2015, U.S. Peer Review.
  3. “Rationality or Legitimacy: Analysis of Controversy Over Reasonable Returns for China’s Privately-Run Schools”, Chinese Education and Society, M. E. Sharpe, INC, 2009, U.S. SSCI
  4. “Gridlock and Solutions: China’s Private Education in the Period of Social Transformation”, Chinese Education and Society, M. E. Sharpe, INC, 2009, U.S. SSCI

Articles Published in Chinese

  1. “Legal Fiction of Posthumous Harm”, Social Sciences in China, Issue 6, 2011. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:7.137).


  1. “A Theory on State Ownership of Natural Resources”, Chinese Law Journal, Issue 4, 2013. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:8.377)


  1. “Possession Reformulation and Bona Fide Obtaining”, Chinese Journal of Law, Issue 5, 2009. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:8.377)


  1. “On Nonprofit Corporation”, Chinese Law Journal, Issue 5, 2007. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:8.377)


  1. “How does the Constitutional Norms Apply in Civil Adjudication?” ECUPL Journal, 1, 2018. Reprinted by Information Center for Social Science of Renmin University of ChinaNo.7, 2018. CSSCI & GCJC (IF:2.794).


  1. “Does the Regional Economic Integration Lead to the Emergency of Academic Community: Empirical Studies Based on the Legal Journals in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau”, Macau Law Review, Issue 1, 2016. Peer Review.


  1. “On Imperfect Solidary Obligation”, Tsinghua Law Review, 4, 2015. CSSCICLSCI & GCJC (IF:4.783).


  1. “The Legal System of Punitive Damages: Comments on Guiding Case No. 23 in China”, Law Science, 4, 2015.Reprinted by Information Center for Social Science of Renmin University of ChinaNo.8, 2015. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:4.117).


  1. “Effectiveness Appraisal of the Criminal Contracts”, Macao Law Review, Volume 11, 2014. Peer Review.


  1. “On the Legal Guarantee of the Development of China’s Satellite Navigation System”, Journal of Nanjing University (Philosophy Humanities and Social Sciences), No. 3, 2014. CSSCI &GCJC (IF:1.267).


  1. “Another Interpretation of Marriage: From the Perspective of Property Law”, Journal of Law and social Science, Volume 9, 2012. CSSCI.


  1. “Moral Hazard in Contracts of Intermediation”, Legal Studies, Issue 11, 2011. Reprinted by Information Center for Social Science of Renmin University of China3, 2012. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:4.117).

《居間合同的雙邊道德風險——以“跳單”現象為例》,《法學》2011年第11期。 《中國人民大學複印報刊資料(民商法學)》2012年第3期轉載

  1. “Discriminating Limitation on Freedom of Contract”, Nanjing University Law Review, Spring Issue, 2011. Reprinted by Chinese Social Science Digest, 3, 2012. CSSCI.


  1. “Legal path of Foundation Governance:Why the Regulation of Foundation has been Resisted by Chinese Courts?”. Legal Science, Issue 6, 2010. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:3.483).


  1. “On Directors’ Duty of Nonprofit Organizations: Taking American Law as Analytic Sample”, Political Science and Law, Issue 11, 2010. CSSCI, CLSCI &GCJC (IF:2.556).


  1. “Between the Phenomenon and Fact: Analysis on the Modes of Shareholder Qualification Affirmation”, Journal of Law, Issue 1, 2010. CSSCI & GCJC (IF: 2.391).


  1. “Clarification for the Definition of Nonprofit”, Journal of Anhui University (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition), Issue 4, CSSCI & GCJC (IF:0.534).


  1. “From res de facto to res in civil law: Field Analysis on Forming Mechanism of Real Right of Sea Areas”, Studies in Law and Business, Issue 5, 2008. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:3.987).


  1. “Analysis on Controversy Over Reasonable Requital for Non-State Schools”, Legal Science, Issue 5, 2008. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:3.483).


  1. “Legal Regulation of NGO’s Over-Commercial Activities”, Social Sciences, Issue 12, 2007. Reprinted by Information Center for Social Science of Renmin University of China4, 2008. CSSCI & GCJC (IF:1.199) .

《非營利組織商業化及其法律規制》,社會科學2007年第12, 《中國人民大學複印報刊資料(民商法學)2008年第4轉載。

  1. Yin Tian, Bing Shui: “On the Motivation of Chinese Contract Law Forwardly Jointing the World”, Social Sciences, Issue 5, 2007. CSSCI & GCJC (IF:1.199).


  1. Real Rights to Uninhabited Islands”, Civil and Commercial Law Review, Vol. 23, Law Press, August 2005. CSSCI.


  1. “On Nonprofit Corporations: Views of Theories on the Subject of Civil Law”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Peking University, 2006.


  1. “The Interpretation of Coastal Zone Usage”, The Legislation of Sea Water Real Right, ed. Yintian, Law Press, December 2005.


  1. “On Fishery Rights”, Modern Law Science, Issue 2, 2005. CSSCI, CLSCI & GCJC (IF:3.005).


  1. “On the Independent Liability of Juristic Person”, Sichuan University Journal (Social Science Edition), Issue 2, 2005. Reprinted by Information Center for Social Science of Renmin University of China8, 2005. Concurrently, reprinted by XINHUA WENZHAI, No.13, 2005.  CSSCI & GCJC (IF:1.172) .


  1. “Analysis of the Value of Sea Area Servitude System”, Journal of Ocean University of China (Social Sciences), Issue 2, 2005. CSSCI (IF:0.906).


  1. “On Goodwill rights”, Journal of Gansu Institute of Political Science and Law, Issue 6, 2004. CSSCI &GCJC (IF: 0.764).

《商譽權探微》,《甘肅政法學院學報》2004年  第  6期。

  1. “The Birth of Private Rights”, People’s Court Daily, 16 June, 2004.


  1. “Unscrambling the Rule of Seat Occupation from the View of Private Law”, Tsinghua Law Review, 7, 2005.


  1. “Law and Economics Analysis on Disregarding Stockholder’s Limited Liability”, Journal of Shanghai University of Finance and Economic s, Issue 6, 2005. CSSCI &GCJC (IF:2.406) .


  1. “Collective or State Ownership?”, China Ocean News, 27, September, 2005.


  1. “Conflict and Harmony between the Property Rights in Waters and Fishery”, Chinese Theory and Practice of Sea Area Law System, Yintian ed., Law Press, October 2004.


  1. “The Research on the Civil Liability of Legal Persons, Graduate Students’ Journal of Peking University, Issue 4, 2003.


Academic Awards

  1. Teaching Excellence Award 澳门大学卓越教学奖), University of Macau, May 2018.
  2. Award for Outstanding Academic Staff 2017/2018(澳门大学法学院优秀教师奖), Faculty of law, University of Macau, June 2018.
  3. Excellence in Teaching of Faculty of Law for Academic Year 2017/2018 (澳门大学法学院卓越教学奖), Faculty of law, University of Macau, November 2017.
  4. First Prize of “Civil and Commercial Law Application” Paper Competition民商法律適用徵文大賽一等獎), China Civil Law Society, 2015.
  5. The Ten Outstanding Young Jurists in Jiangsu Province江蘇省十大青年法學家, Jiangsu Legal Association, 2013.
  6. New Century Excellent Talents in University (中華人民共和國教育部新世紀優秀人才支持計畫), by the Ministry of Education in China, 2012.
  7. First prize for achievements of philosophy and social sciences江蘇省第八屆哲學社會科學優秀成果一等獎, by the government of Jiangsu Province, 2012.
  8. Annual Academic Award for Public Policy in China增愛中國公益學術獎, School of Public Policy and management of Tsinghua University, 2011.
  9. Excellent Academic Prize for Young Scholar佟柔基金會青年學術成果獎, Chinese Civil Law Association, 2008.
  10. Honored Teacher南京大學法學院優秀教師), Law School of Nanjing University, 2006-2007.
  11. Graduate with Honors北京大學優秀畢業生, Peking University, 2006.