PhD University of Edinburgh
LLM University of Edinburgh
LLB Soochow University (Taiwan)
Dr Yu graduated with a PhD in Law from Edinburgh University in 1998. She lectured at University of Essex Law School before joining Stirling in 2005 as a lecturer in law and becoming a Reader in Law in 2007. She was the Director of LLM in International Commercial Law for five years. Currently, she is the Director of Research Postgraduates Programme. Dr Yu has been an external panel member in subject institutional reviews at the University of Strathclyde, Edinburgh Napier University and Glasgow Caledonian University. She has also carried out PhD examination internally and externally. She is a member of the editorial board of the International Arbitration Law Review.
Dr Yu's main areas of interest are the theories and practice of international commercial arbitration, International investment law and arbitration, legal research methods as well as transnational commercial law. Her approach is broadly doctrinal and comparative based, and she has a particular interest in exploring law in the context of current development in practice. A key theme in her work is justification of current developments in both commercial and investment arbitration, and she has published in these areas in journals such as the International Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of International Arbitration, and Civil Justice Quarterly. She has also acted as a referee for journals in her specialist areas. She welcomes any PhD proposals in the areas of transnational commercial lawand legal methods, international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration.
Lecturer in Law, University of Stirling 2005-2006
Lecturer in Law University of Essex 1999-2004
City Solicitors Educational Trust Teaching Fellow in Legal Education and New Technologies, University of Essex, 1998- 1999
Part-time Lectureship, University of Essex, 1997 – 1998
LAWU9RM: Research Methods
LAWPP18: International Investment Law
LAWU9CA: :Alternative Commerical Dispute Resolution
ARTP02: Dissertation Proposals
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Harmonisation of International Commercial Arbitration
International Trade Law
Esteem Indicators :
Member of Editorial Board, International Arbitration Law Review since 2002
Arbitrator (Taiwanese Arbitration Association).
Member of the Society of Legal Scholars.
Member of editorial board for International Arbitration Law Review
Research Funding Applications:
April 2009 obtained funding from the British Academy for £2,500 ( International Exchange Scheme with Sinica Academy)
International Commercial Arbitration
International Investment Arbitration
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Swanson DM, Yu H & Mouroutsou S (2017) Inclusion as Ethics, Equity and/or Human Rights? Spotlighting School Mathematics Practices in Scotland and Globally. Social Inclusion, 5 (3), pp. 172-182. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v5i3.984
Yu H (2016) A Bad Compromise Is Better Than a Good Lawsuit: Mutual Influence Between the East and the West on Mediation. In: Lo C, Li N & Lin T (eds.) Legal Thoughts between the East and the West in the Multilevel Legal Order: A Liber Amicorum in Honour of Professor Herbert Han-Pao Ma. Economics, Law, and Institutions in Asia Pacific. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, pp. 555-573. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-1995-1_32; https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1995-1_32
Yu H & Ahmed M (2016) Keeping the Invisible Hand under Control? -Arbitrator's Mandate and Assisting Third Parties. Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, 19 (2), pp. 213-242. http://maa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=228&Itemid=153
Yu H (2015) Fairy is back - have you got your wand ready?. In: Stone P & Farah Y (eds.) Research Handbook on EU Private International Law. Research Handbooks in European Law series. London: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 68-115. http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/research-handbook-on-eu-private-international-law
Yu H (2015) Carrot and Stick Approach in English Mediation–There Must Be Another Way. Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, 8 (1), pp. 81-112. http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/caaj8&div=7&g_sent=1&collection=journals
Wu G & Yu H (2013) The Theories and Developments of International Commercial Arbitration. Series of Intellectual Property Law and Economic Law. Taipei: Hanlu Publishing. http://hanlu.com.tw/front/bin/ptdetail.phtml?Part=978-986-7522-99-3
Yu H (2010) A Departure from the UNCITRAL Model Law - The Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 and some Related Issues. Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, 3 (2), pp. 283-313. http://www.law.ntu.edu.tw/center/wto/05publications3.asp?u_index=408&FB=P5&tb_index=2124936
Yu H (2008) A Theoretical Overview of the Foundations of International Commercial Arbitration. Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, 1 (2), pp. 255-286. http://www.law.ntu.edu.tw/center/wto/NewsDetail.asp?tb_index=97
Yu H (2008) Choice of the Proper Law vs. Public Policy. Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, 1 (1), pp. 107-148. http://www.law.ntu.edu.tw/center/wto/05publications3.asp?u_index=408&FB=P5&tb_index=10154734
Yu H (2004) Division of Jurisdiction between Courts and Arbitral Tribunals: role of courts in the presence of an arbitration clause. CAA Arbitration Journal, 3, pp. 1-40. http://www.arbitration.org.tw/english/publications_08.htm
Yu H & Shore L (2003) Independence, impartiality and immunity of arbitrators - US and English Perspectives. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 52 (4), pp. 935-967. https://doi.org/10.1093/iclq/52.4.935
Yu H (2002) Is the territorial link between arbitration and the country of origin established by Articles I and V(1)(e) being distorted by the application of Article VII of the New York Convention?. International Arbitration Law Review, 5 (6), pp. 196-205.
Yu H (2002) Examination of English Arbitration Act 1996 against the modern trends of international commercial arbitration. CAA Arbitration Journal, 1, pp. 147-186. http://www.arbitration.org.tw/english/publications_08.htm