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Steven Gallagher 2018-12-19T09:53:04+00:00
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Steven Gallagher is an Associate Professor of Practice in Law and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2006. He teaches property law to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and in 2013, introduced Asia’s first Art, Antiquities, Cultural Heritage, and Law course to the LLM program. In 2016, he co-organized with Toby Bull, Senior Inspector of the Hong Kong Police, Southeast Asia’s first art, antiquities, heritage, and wildlife crime conference, held in Hong Kong. His research interests include property law, cultural heritage law, and legal history, and he has published on heritage law issues including archaeology, museums, human remains, and the illicit trade in art and antiquities. Prior to his career as a lawyer, Mr. Gallagher was an antiques dealer.

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Policy Brief

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How to Successfully Fight the Illicit Trade in Stolen Art and Antiquities in Asia? Remove an Antiquated English Law from Hong Kong’s Legal System – Policy Brief No. 4, December 2018