Jianhong FAN


Email jhfan@um.edu.mo
(853) 8822 4092
E32 – 3010

Faculty of Law (FLL),
University of Macau, E32,
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China.
Office HoursMonday 11h00~12h00 (noon)
Friday 11h00~12h00 (noon)

Academic Qualification

  • Dr.iur.(Ph.D in Juridical Sciences), University of Freiburg, Germany
  • LL.M.(Master of law in International Law), University of Kiel, Germany
  • Certificate of undergraduate program in German Law (4 years) (equivalent to Bachelor of Laws in Germany), University of Kiel, Germany
  • Certificate of second Bachelor program in Chinese Law(3 years), University of Hangzhou(Zhejiang University), China
  • Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature, University of Hangzhou(Zhejiang University), China

Teaching Areas

1Current Courses

LL.M. Courses

  • International Business Law
  • Comparative Commercial Organization
  • Classic Case Study of German Civil Law(optional course)

2Courses taught in UM

B.A. Courses

  • Comparative Private Law
  • General Theory of Chinese Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Private International Law

LL.M. Courses

  • Comparative Economic Law (optional course)
  • International Medicinal Commerce and Law(CMC 100)


Research Interests

International Business Law/Company Law and Economic Law/Comparative Private Law(Case study of Chinese and German Law)

Selected Publications

(Current publications since 2010)


  1. Books (Authored)
  1. Fan,J.H./Chen,K.R./Tang,C./Zhang,Q.(Authored)(2017), Contract Law for the  International Sale of Goods, Law Press China, Beijing, ISBN-978-7-5197-1140-5 (Chinese)
  2. Fan,J.H. (Authored)(2017), Concretizing Application of the Proportion Principle in the Conflict of Dismissal under the impact of the Enterprise’s Economic Woes,ISBN-10: 3330032790,ISBN-13: 978-3-330-03279-8(English)
  3. Fan,J.H./Li, C. (Authored) (2013), Study on German Law,China Legal Publishing House, Beijing, I S B N:978-75093-4-331-9(Chinese)
  4. Fan, J.H./Li, H.M./Li, C. (Authored) (2013), A Study on the doctrine and cases of Disregarding the Corporate Personality (Durchgriffshaftung) of Company in USA, China and Germany, University of Macau, ISBN: 978-99965-1-036-6(Chinese)
  1. Zhao,Y/Fan,J.H. (Authored) (2012), Corporations and Partnerships in Macau- Suppl. 63 in International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Corporations and Partnerships, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Walters Kluwer , ISBN : 978-90-654-4946-7(English)
  2. Fan, J. H., & Pereira, A.D. (Authored) (2011), Commercial and Economic Law in Macau (second edition). The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Walters Kluwer, ISBN:9789041136121 (English)
  3. Liu, G. L., Zhao, G. Q., Lok, W. K., & Fan,J.H. (Edited and Authored)( 2010-2011), Survey Research on Macau Law (Vol.1-2) (second edition), Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing,ISBN:978-99937-1-055-4, (Chinese)
  1. Articles in Journals and collected papers

1.Fan,J.H.(2018), An Introduction to the Connotations of Comparative Law -A Perspective from a Chinese Scholar, Juridikum – Zeitschrift für Kritik, Recht, Gesellschaft, Heft 1/2018, Österreich Verlag, 60-69(English)

2.Fan, J.H.(2017), On the standard of legislative technology in Macau, in:Zhao,Guoqiang, Selected Works of Social Sciences and Humanities of Macau(Law), Social Sciences Academic Press(China), Beijing(Chinese)

3.Fan,J.H.(2016), The orientation of legal system, layout of rules and literal expression in codification of Chinese Civil Code, in Journal of Macau Law Sciences, UMAC, Vol.1/2016, 83-98(Chinese)

4.Fan,J.H./Li,C.(2016), Study of Case Group concerning Disregarding the Corporate Personality(Durchgriffshaftung) of Company  in China and Germany, in: Alves,L./Tong,I.C./Cardinal,P.,The meaning and significance of comparative law under the principle of one country and two systems , the Legislative Council of the Macau Special Administrative Region,481-524.(Chinese)

5.Tian,Q./Liu,Y./Fan,J.H.(2015), The effects of external stakeholder pressure and ethical leadership on corporate social responsibility in China, Journal of Management & Organization, Cambridge University Press and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management ,Vol.21, Issue 04, 388 – 410(English).

6.Fan,J.H.(2014), Judges’ Continuing Construction in enterprise-conditioned employer dismissal in Germany: specific research of the proportion principle, Beijing Law Review, USA, vol.5/2014,322-341(English)

7.Fan,J.H.(2014),Jurastudium in Macau, Ordnung der Wissenschaft(Journal of  the Order of Science), Heft 3, 2014, Pp 171-175(German)

8.Fan,J.H./Chen,K.R.(2014), A research on the supposed application and applicable order of CISG in Macau, Academic Journal of one country two systems,No. 01(19)/2014,pp101-124(Chinese)

9.Fan,J.H.(2014), Is there lots of room for improvement of system of basic rights protection in Macau Basic Law? In: One Country two Systems Research Center, IPM (ed.),”One Country two Systems” and basic rights protection in Macau,ISBN 978-99965-2-098-3),pp54-83(Chinese)

10.Jiang, Z./Fan,J.H.(2013), On Relevance of the Principle of Proportionality to the Legality Review of Listed Companies’ Takeover Defenses: On the Regimes of the US and the EU, Academic Journal of one country two systems,No.2(16), 2013, pp.60-70(Chinese)

11.Fan, J.H.(2013), Durchgriffshaftung gegen Gesellschafter wegen Unterkapitalisierung im chinesischen Gesellschaftsrecht, Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft, 59.Jahrgang, Heft08/2013,515-520,Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Germany(German)

12.Fan,J.H./Tian,Q. (2013), Free or Limited Dismissal by Enterprise Owners in Germany -A Classic and Authoritative Discussion, Beijing Law Review, USA,2013, Vol.4, No.04, 180-184(English)

13.Fan, J.H./Neuwirth,R.(2012), Die Wahrung von Betriebs- und Geschäftsgeheimnissen im Spannungsverhältnis zur Berufsfreiheit am Beispiel der Volksrepublik China, Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft, 58.Jahrgang, Heft03/2012,123-128, Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Germany(German)

14.Tao,Y./Fan,J.H.(2011), the Use of UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts in PR China- Present and Future, Boletim da Faculdade de Direito,No. 30./2011, pp 19-46(English)

15.Fan,J.H.(2010), On the space in the application of Law and Judicial Independence: German Law as an Example, Academic Journal of one country two systems,1, 2010, pp76-85 (Chinese)

  1. Translation
  1. Fan,J.H./Zhang,Qi(2017), Gesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb (German UWG/2016), in Journal of Macau Law Sciences, UMAC,Vol.1/2017, (German to Chinese)
  2. Fan,J.H./ Wang,Yuanhao(2018), Act to Improve Enforcement of the Law in Social Networks (Network Enforcement Act), in Journal of Macau Law Sciences, UMAC,Vol.2/2018, (German and English to Chinese)
  3. Fan,J.H./Zhang,Yixun(2019),German Act on Partnership Companies of Members of Independent Professions(Partnership Companies Act), in  Journal of Macau Law Sciences, UMAC,Vol.1/2019, (German to Chinese)

Related Working Experience & Professional Membership

  • AC member of FLL/UM and Senate member of UM
  • Arbitrator of International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC-South China), Arbitrator of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration(SCIA) and Arbitrator of World Trade Center (Macau) and Member of Arbitration Commission of China-ASEAN (Macau)
  • Honorary member of the association of Justice and public Procurator of Macau(since 2000)
  • Deputy member of council of lawyers in Macau (2004-2008)
  • International Advisory Board  of International Encyclopaedia of Laws(Kluwer international)(since 2007)
  • Member of DC-Juristenvereinigung e.V. in Germany( 2012-2013)
  • Associate Professor (full time) for International Economic Law, Faculty of Law at Zhejiang University (1998-2000) and Invited associate Professor(2000-2006) and full Professor(since 2006), Faculty of Law, UMAC
  • Legal Consultant (full time) under the guidance of Prof. Dr.iur. Stefan Messmann of a German international business law firm: Wessing Berenberg-Gossler Zimmermann Lange (1997-1998)
  • Research fellow(wiss.Sondermitarbeiter)(full time) under direction of Prof. Dr.iur. Dr. h.c. mult. Albin Eser, M.C.J. and Prof. Dr. iur.Dr. h.c. mult. Günther Kaiser in Max-Planck-Institute of Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany (1995-1997)
  • Sworn translator for Court of State Kiel, Germany (1990-1995)
  • Student Research Assistant(hiwi) with guidance from Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h.c. mult. Franz Jürgen Säcker in institute of Economic Law, Labor Law and Tax law and in dean office of faculty of law, also under the guidance of Prof.Dr.iur.Haimo Schack, LL.M. (Berkeley) in institute of European and International Private and Procedural Law, faculty of law at University of Kiel in Germany (1990-1995)
  • Translator (part time) for Law Department and training items of Krupp MaK Motoren GmbH & Co. KG (a Caterpillar Company, USA) under direction of Axel Kettmann(General Counsel) in Kiel, Germany(1993-1995)
  • Trainee of Legal Consultant under the guidance of Dr.iur.Kristian Ehinger and Prof. Dr.iur. Stefan Messmann in foreign law department of Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany (1989)
  • Visiting Scholar under the guidance of Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Jost Delbrück, LL.M. LL.D. h.c. (IN) and Prof. Dr. iur. Dr.h.c.Rüdiger Wolfrum in Institute for International Law at University of Kiel in Germany (Oct/1988-Juni/1989)
  • Senior Instructor (full time) in Faculty of Foreign Languages (1984-1988) and Assistant (full time)in Faculty of Law at Hangzhou University (1988)