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Visiting Researcher Zilin Hao

We are currently hosting visiting researcher Zilin Hao, PhD researcher at Wuhan University, in January-June for a six-months research stay. She is working on her PhD thesis (Exclusive jurisdiction for cross-border litigation) and got LLM and LLB in Law (China University of Political Science and Law).

She presents herself: “My research interests focus on the fields of private international law and international civil procedure. Before I came to Rotterdam, I learned a lot from the publications of Prof. Xandra Kramer. Thus, I appreciate Professor Kramer, who integrated me into her research group. During my stay, Xandra Kramer and her team gave me warm welcome and care. Most
importantly, by participating biweekly academic seminar with professional
teammates, I can consider my thesis question from the comparative perspective of
European private international law and civil procedure law in a straight way.
I cherish this rare opportunity for an academic visit and look forward to learning more in the coming months.”

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Published: October 18, 2023

Xandra Kramer participated in an interview by the Open Innovation Team of the UK government working on civil legal aid in September 2023. She provided information on developments and ongoing innovations in legal aid, digitalisation and specific pathways in the Netherlands, including on the ‘wijkrechter’. She also participated in a follow-up online review of civil legal aid in England & Wales, organised on 17 October 2023 which aimed at exchanging thoughts with experts in different countries.