Christine Lee, Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University, is a lawyer of the state, founder and chairman of the firm of Christine Lee & Co Solicitors, the biggest British Chinese law firm in the UK. Christine currently serves as legal Adviser to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the UK and the Consulate of Northern Ireland; the Special Overseas Legal Adviser of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China.
Christine is the only executive director of the China Judicial Research Association in Europe; the Executive Director of China Overseas Exchange Association; Special Overseas Chinese Legal Adviser; Legal counsel for investment and trade approved by the UK Government Investment and Trade Directorate; and Secretary-General of the British Parliamentary Inter-Party Chinese Affairs Committee.
Christine is also Chairman of Christine Lee & Co (Education) Ltd. In 2019, the British Prime Minister presented Christine with the Community Light Award. Christine has also won the Birmingham Lawyers Association of the ‘Year 2014 Best Law Firm Award’.