Professor Geraint Howells

  • Professor Geraint Howells

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Geraint Howells is one of the world’s leading authorities on consumer policy and law. He is Chair Professor of Commercial Law and Dean of the Law School at City University of Hong Kong, barrister at Gough Square Chambers, London (though not currently practising), and former President of the International Association of Consumer Law. He previously held chairs at Sheffield, Lancaster and Manchester and has been head of law schools at Lancaster and Manchester.

His books include Comparative Product Liability, Consumer Product Safety, Consumer Protection Law, EC Consumer Law, Product Liability, European Fair Trading Law, Handbook of Research on International Consumer Law and The Tobacco Challenge. He has undertaken extensive consultancy work for the European Union and British Government as well as for NGOs.