GITTINGS, Danny John (Associate Professor)

Senior Programme Director

GITTINGS, Danny John (Associate Professor) 賈廷思 (副教授)

BA Oxf; LLM Lond; Barrister of the High Court of Hong Kong; Barrister of Gray's Inn

Email: danny.gittings@hkuspace.hku.hk

Background

Danny Gittings is a recognised authority on Hong Kong Constitutional Law and author of Introduction to the Hong Kong Basic Law (Hong Kong University Press, 2nd edition, 2016), the main introductory textbook in this area used on most law courses in Hong Kong. He teaches most of the courses on Hong Kong Constitutional Law in the College of Humanities and Law.

Danny has presented papers at academic conferences in Canada, China and Hong Kong. A selection of his publications can be viewed by clicking on the links below to his Researcher Pages at: SSRN (Social Science Research Network) University of Hong Kong Scholars Hub

A former journalist, Danny regularly hosts Backchat, RTHK’s main English-language talk show, where he has interviewed many prominent figures in the Hong Kong community—including Chief Executive CY Leung.