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Ms. Yaoqi Zheng

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Member of the Durham Law School  


Yaoqi Zheng has started her Ph.D journey at Durham Law School since October 2020. She obtained her Master of Law (LL.M) degree from Cornell University in the United States and Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree in Mainland China and also studied in Hong Kong as a sponsored exchange student for one semester.

Yaoqi has international working experience as she worked at a U.S law firm in Manhattan, New York right after she graduated from Cornell Law School, mainly practicing in the areas of corporate and securities law. After she came back to China, she had work experience in a top global law firm in Beijing, China, focusing in the areas of corporate and securities law.

Current Research

Yaoqi has a strong academic interest in international financial law and gender law. Therefore, she decided to conduct an interdisciplinary research on behavior economics and law. Her current research mainly focuses on gender and finance, with a special interest to investigate the relationship between women and finance.

Research Interests
  • International Financial Law
  • Gender Law
  • Human Rights
  • Commercial and Corporate Law