Centre for Maritime Law

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XU Jingchen  

XU Jingchen
Post-Doctoral Fellow
+65 6601 7963


Dr Jingchen Xu obtained her SJD and LLM in Admiralty (with distinction) from Tulane University Law School. She obtained her LLB in Maritime Law from Dalian Maritime University. At Tulane, Jingchen was a Senior Editor for Volumes 40-41 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, and a research assistant to Professor Robert Force. Jingchen's work has been published in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal and the Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce and she has presented papers at several conferences. She has interned with the American P & I Club and several US maritime law firms and is admitted to practice law in New York State and in China.

Research Interests

Jingchen's interests are in maritime law, maritime cross-border insolvency, and private international law.



» Jingchen Xu & Beiping Chu, "Shelter in the Storm: Interpleader Proceedings as Protection for Owners in the Wake of the OW Bunker Bankruptcy" (Winter 2018) American Bankruptcy Law Journal 000-000
» Jingchen Xu, "A Protective Method for Vessel Owners Following the Collapse of OW Bunker: The Second Circuit Approval of Interpleader Actions in Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft v US Oil Trading" (2016) 47 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 389-403

Working Papers:

» "Maritime Cross-Border Insolvency in China", (2019) CML Working Paper Series, CML-WPS-1904


» "Shelter in the Storm: Interpleader Proceedings as Protection for Owners in the Wake of the OW Bunker Bankruptcy", International Conference on Cross-Border Insolvency and Maritime Matters (School of Law, City University of Hong Kong & Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transportation Law, 21-22 November 2017

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