Prof. David BISHOP
Accounting and Law
Associate Professor of Teaching
BBA (Law) & LLB Programme Director

3917 4215

KK 1313

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Juris Doctor, The Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A. (History and Mandarin Chinese), Brigham Young University (magna cum laude)

Mr. Bishop is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and the International MBA Program at Fudan University, Shanghai. He has broad legal experience in the United States and across Asia, particularly China. Mr. Bishop has worked on major real estate, private equity, financing, and M&A deals, and participated in numerous negotiations in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He has also acted as outside counsel in connection with various corporate, technology, life sciences and commercial matters for MNCs operating in Asia.

In addition to a robust private legal experience, Mr. Bishop focuses significant time on activities and programs providing direct benefit to the community. He consults companies about their ethics, CSR, pro bono, and social entrepreneurship initiatives, and is founder and director of multiple non-profit companies. He and his students are constantly looking for commercial solutions to complex societal problems.

Mr. Bishop adopts a multicultural approach to teaching, aiming to broaden the students’ perspectives and help them to apply complex analysis to real-world legal, ethical, and business problems.

Mr. Bishop won the Outstanding Teacher Award for his postgraduate teaching for the 2011-2012 academic year.



  • Company Law
  • International and Cross-Boundary Trade Law
  • Legal & Ethical Environment of Global Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship Management Internship Course


  • Business Law & Ethics
  • Business Communication, Ethics and Practice
  • Legal Environment in Asia
Research Interest
  • Business Ethics
  • Refugee and Migrant Labor Law
  • Social Enterprise
  • Complex International Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
Service to the University/Community
  • BBA(Law) & LLB Programme Coordinator
Recent Publications
港大Impact Lab累計為1200學生提供實踐機會

港大經管學院實踐學習課程Impact Lab成立十周年,共培養近1,200名學生的可轉移技能,貢獻約136,000小時的工作時間予超過50家社會組織,其中97%學生表示課程提高就業競爭力。

2023 UGC Teaching Award celebrates teaching excellence (with photos)

The University Grants Committee (UGC) held a presentation ceremony for the 2023 UGC Teaching Award today (September 27) to honour academics from the UGC-funded universities for their outstanding teaching performances and achievements, as well as their leadership and scholarly contributions to teaching and learning within and outside their campuses.

Hong Kong should join mainland China in embracing education reform, and reject a return to ‘normal’

Going back to how things used to be might be a relief but it still leaves unsolved many lingering problems in Hong Kong’s education system. With improved policy, a new perspective and integration of education technology, we could usher in an age where free, quality education is available to all.

Helping the Helpers

A series of projects was conducted by Mr David Bishop and his team to advance the rights of migrant workers and eliminate unlawful practices in the Hong Kong employment agency industry.

Why is Hong Kong rewarding employment agencies when the industry is complicit in human trafficking?

Opinion piece of Mr. David BISHOP, Principal Lecturer in Accounting and Law, expressed his views on Hong Kong Gov endorsed a subsidy scheme for employment agencies hit by Covid-19.

Finding Hope in Used Soap

Hotel guests typically are provided with small, wrapped complimentary bars of soap. Rarely do they use the whole bar. What happens to the remainder? That question spurred students from the Faculty of Business and Economics to engage with the community in an initiative that offers a solution and benefits both the environment and public health.

International Women’s Day: why the glass ceiling in Hong Kong still exists and how to smash it

Article in SCMP cites comments of Mr. David BISHOP, Principal Lecturer in Accounting and Law