Virtual Speaker Series 2021 – Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart, Dean of Oxford University Law School

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021
Time: 0830 New Zealand Time
Registration fees: Free
Topic: Superdiversity in legal education and in her legal career.

Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart is the Dean of Oxford University Law School and a Professor of the Law of the Law of Contract at Oxford University. She is also a Fellow in Law at Merton College.  

Professor Chen-Wishart was formerly a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago University and a Rhodes Visiting Research Fellow at St. Hilda’s College. She has taught Contract, Restitution, Torts and Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Consumer Protection Law and Introduction to Law.

She is the author of Contract Law (6th ed), an Editor of Chitty on Contracts (33rd ed), and is leading a six-book project on the Contract Laws of Asia, three have been published.

She holds a fractional Professorship at the National University of Singapore and a Visiting Professorship at Hong Kong University. She has also taught at Law Schools in Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Taiwan. She is author of Contract Law (6th ed), and of numerous articles on the theory, doctrine and comparative law of contract for which she has won an international prize. She is an Editor of Chitty on Contracts (now 33rd ed), and of the six-book series on Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia, of which three have been published. Professor Chen-Wishart was a member of the Advisory Group on A Restatement of the English Law of Contract, and has lectured to the Judicial College of England and Wales, and the judiciary in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Professor Chen-Wishart was born in Taiwan and immigrated to New Zealand when she was 10 years of age. 

Professor Chen-Wishart will speak on superdiversity and legal education and in her legal career.

Register for Professor Chen Wishart’s session here.