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Background & Areas of Interest


Simon T M Ng

LL.B.(Hons), M.Phil.(Government and Public Administration), Ph.D.(Laws)
Assistant Professor/ Senior Programme Director in Law
School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)




Areas of Interest

  • Legal theories/ jurisprudence 
  • Normative and empirical theories of rights 
  • Constitutionalism/ the rule of law
  • Law and Society/ legal culture/ legal consciousness/ cultural life of law 
  • Nationality and identity/ right of abode 
  • Disability rights and equality (esp. intellectual and developmental disabilities) 
  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 
  • Inclusive education
  • Legal education/ law-related and citizenship education


Unpublished theses

"Constitutionalizing the Hongkonger: The Right of Abode Cases 1997-2002" (Ph.D. thesis)

"Law and Development: The Case of Municipal Law Management Regulations in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone" (M.Phil. thesis)