Congratulations to Shahla Ali on her promotion to full professorship! Professor Ali is Associate Dean (International Affairs) and Deputy Director of the LLM (Arbitration and Dispute Resolution). Her books include Court Mediation Reform: Efficiency, Confidence and Perceptions of Justice (Edward Elgar 2018), Governing Disasters: Engaging Local Populations in Humanitarian Relief (CUP 2016), and Consumer Financial Dispute Resolution in a Comparative Context (CUP 2013). Her latest co-authored work which is a commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration will be published by CUP later this year. Professor Ali is a bilingual arbitrator with FINRA, HKIAC (ADNDRC), SCIA, a conciliator with WTC Macau and a mediator with teh HKMC, HKMAAL and Hong Kong Building and Lands Tribunal.