Professor Xu Guojian graduated from the Universität Hamburg with an LL.D. in 1994. He is now the Distinguished Head of the School of International Law, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law（SHUPL）.
Professor Xu Guojian is also designated as
Vice President of China Society of Private International Law
Managing Director of China Society of International Law
Member of the Committee of experts of China International Commercial Court(Suzhou)
Member of Special Committee of WTO, All China Lawyers Association
Member of the Administrative Review Committee，Shanghai Municipal People's Government
Arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission(CIETAC), Shanghai Arbitration Commission, Shenyang Arbitration Commission, etc.
He has also taken responsibility as
Secretary-general of the China Belt and Road Collaborative Innovation Center
Legal expert of Benchmark Chambers international（Shenzhen）
China’s Ambassador by the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, a world-renowned legal research institution in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He also was previously designated as an advisory and consulting expert on legislation, Standing Committee of Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress.
Meanwhile, Professor Xu Guojian, first-grade lawyer, head of Boss &Young, Attorneys - at - Law, has taken a leading role in dozens of cases which have a big influence in the world, and provided legal service to multiple foreign enterprises, especially for those enterprises from German, Austria, Switzerland on foreign-related investment in China and international trade affairs.
He was appointed by the state council of China as a member of our Chinese delegation to negotiate and sign the Convention on Choice of Court Agreementsand Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matterin the 20th and 22nd Hague Diplomacy Conference respectively in 2005 and 2019.
Professor Xu is proficient in German and English, embracing a good basis in Japanese and French. He is a member of the Shanghai Interpreters’ Association and is qualified as an English and German translator.
His 17 books of legal translations, over 60 thesis, and more than 20 translations were published and issued in Chinese version, English version and German version severally in China, UK, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and other countries respectively.