Anne Carver
Professor Anne CARVER
BBA Hons (Cantab)
MA (Cantab)

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong

Adjunct Professor
School of Translation and Foreign Languages



Professor Carver studied law at the University of Cambridge where she received her BBA (Hons) and MA.
Afterwards, she taught at the University of Hong Kong in the Faculty of Law for 20 years as a Senior Lecturer and specialised in Commercial, Contract and Company Law. In 2005 she moved to the Chinese University of Hong Kong where she helped establish the Chinese University’s new School of Law.
As a Professional Consultant, Anne taught Business Law, Commercial and Company Law. She also taught Legal Research and Writing and University Essay Writing Skills to undergraduates and postgraduates. Additionally, she helped to set up the Law and Translation Double Degree which has proved immensely popular with law students. She also taught a General Education Course “The Culture of the Common Law” to non-lawyers as part of the Chinese University’s General Education programme.
Of particular interest is Anne’s production of a 4-year film “Student Voices”, a film that she made for the Chinese University’s Faculty of Law of the Founding LLB students’ 4-year undergraduate journey and their transition to the world of work.
Anne’s research interests also include Corporate Governance, Risk Management in the context of business and Public Health Law in Hong Kong.

PublicationsAcademic Appointments and Professional Services
TopPublications

Books

  • Hong Kong Business Law (6th edition) (Longmans Publishing) 2004
  • Corporate Governance – The Hong Kong Debate (with Say Goo) (Sweet & Maxwell ) 2004
  • Letter Writing for Lawyers (with Simon Ng) (Sweet & Maxwell) 2002

 

TopAcademic Appointments and Professional Services

Academic Appointments

  • Fellow of Chinese University Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Fellow of Asian Institute of International and Financial Law, University of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Professor, School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
  • External Examiner. Open University of Hong Kong (1996-2009)
  • Visiting Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford (1989-1990)

 

Professional Public Service Appointments

  • Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries Technical Consulting Panel
  • Member of Financial and Treasury Services Bureau Investigation Panel of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Panel A)
  • Member of The Professional Ethics Committee of the HK Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the HK Institute of Certified Public Accountants Sub-Group Exam Panel, Advising on the CPA Practicing Certificate

 

Government Appointments and External Professional Service

  • Member of Standing Committee on Company Law Reform (2005-2013)
  • Member of The Financial Services and Treasury Bureau Advisory Group on Modernization of Corporate Insolvency Law
  • Member of Financial and Treasury Services Bureau Disciplinary Panel of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of Panel of Legal Advisors to the Commissioner for Administrative Complaints (Ombudsman)