Eternal PhD candidate
Wanlu “Laura” Zhangis a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University. She is also Attorney-at-Law at the Chinese Bar, a member of Germany Aviation Society and Netherlands Space Society, and was a legal assistant at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Ms. Zhang holds a LLB (cum laude) and Master (with distinction) from China University of Political Science and Law, a Diploma of Common Law from Oxford University, and a certificate on Space Law and Policy from European Centre for Space Law.
Before joining Leiden University, she has worked at Clifford Chance. With ICAO, she acted as a legal secretary for diplomatic conferences; and a secretary for the 36th Legal Committee Conference in Montréal.
Title research: The Protection of Aviation through the Establishment of Prohibited Airspace.
External PhD candidate
- Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
- Instituut voor Publiekrecht
- Lucht- en Ruimterecht
- Zhang W. (20 July 2017), Behavioral International Air Law and Economics (Lecture). Chicago: University of Chicago Law School Summer Institute 2017 Scholars’ Colloquium.
- Zhang W. (2017), Jurisdiction Regime for Space Exploration: A Doctrinal Labyrinth. Beijing: Global Space Exploration Conference, International Astronautical Federation.
- Zhang W. (20 March 2017), Jurisdiction in the Moon Village. Leiden Law Blog [blog entry].
- Zhang W. (2017), Extraterritorial jurisdiction on celestial bodies. Paris: European Space Agency's Young Lawyers' Symposium.
- Zhang W. (2017), Enhancing the Effectiveness of Procedures of Shanghai Aviation Court of Arbitration. Shanghai: Shanghai International Air Law Forum.
- Zhang W. (2017), I.C.J.'s Judicial Functions: Reflections Inspired by the Weeramantry Dissent in the Lockerbie Case. In: Eyffinger A., Gunawardena N. (Eds.) One world, one home, one law for all: A tribute to Christopher Gregory Weeramantry. Pannipitiya: Stamford Lake. 323-332.
- Zhang W. (2016), Humanitarian Considerations in International Air Law, Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 5(3): 450-474.