Alison Lui

Reader in Corporate and Financial Law, Liverpool John Moores University


Alison is a Reader in Corporate and Financial Law and the Interim Associate Dean (Global Engagement). She is the module leader for Intellectual Property (level 6) and Employment Law (level 6); Banks and Financial Services Regulation (level 6) on the LL.B. She is the module leader of Legal Research Skills for Practitioners on the LL.M. She is the subject leader of the LPC Employment Law elective. Alison teaches Company Law (level 6); Law of Financial Crime (level 6); International Corporate Governance (level 7); International Labour Law (level 7) and International Financial Crime (level 7).

Alison supervises students on the LL.B, LL.M and PhD levels. She has externally examined a PhD thesis from Deakin University, Australia. Alison is a Max Planck Fellow; Inner Temple Academic Fellow; Churchill Fellow; LJMU Early Career Fellow and has won several LJMU research grants. She has published a monograph with Routledge, various book chapters and many peer reviewed articles in top journals such as the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, Information and Communications Technology Law, Journal of Banking Regulation and Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. In particular, her monograph is listed as one of the best Banking Law books and one of the best selling Banking Law books of all time:

Alison has presented papers at top universities and organisations such as the World Bank; Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania; INSEAD; Max Planck Institute; Cambridge; Bristol; Warwick; the Inner Temple. Alison has been interviewed by the BBC for her insight into Employment and Intellectual Property matters. In 2018 and 2019, the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee Digital Currency Inquiry and the Automation and Work Inquiry accepted her written evidence.

Alison is the Sandwich Year Placement tutor and the International Mobility Co-ordinator in Law. She was a Visiting Lecturer at the Tianjin University of Commerce, China.