Faculty of Computing, Law and Psychology | School of Law

Dr Gar Yein Ng

Senior Lecturer in Law


Gar Yein started work as a Lecturer in Law at Buckingham on 1 September 2017. She has held academic posts at Nottingham Trent University (UK), University of Exeter (UK), Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), Universities of Maastricht and Utrecht (Netherlands), and the University of Passau (Germany). She has taught broadly comparative law in the fields of constitutional law and human rights, and has taught a range of English law subjects.

Gar Yein has also been a visiting researcher at University of Oslo, MultiRights project (now PluriCourts), University College London, Institute for Social Sciences of Politics (Cachan, France), University of Utrecht, Netherlands, and IRSIG-CNR, Bologna, Italy.

Gar Yein’s most recent publications cover issues of judicial skills, the training of judges and the role of judges vis-a-vis the legislator from a comparative perspective.

Previously, she was an Independent Researcher in the field of Judicial Studies, with particular focus on court and justice management, public law, and procedural law particularly at the intersection between law and technology, from a comparative perspective.  Gar Yein has continued to work on projects for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Council of Europe, European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ).

Educated at the Universities of Central England (now Birmingham City), and Maastricht, she holds an LLB (Hons) in English Law, LLM in International and Comparative Law from the University of Maastricht, and a PhD “Quality of Judicial Organisation and Checks and Balances” from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

For more information about publications and projects, please see her website: www.garyeinng.com or her Orcid Profile.

Email: garyein.ng@buckingham.ac.uk



Journal articles:

Book chapters:

Book review

  • “B.J. Ostrom, C.W. Ostrom, Jr, R.A. Hanson & M. Kleiman, Trial Courts as Organisations”, International Journal of Court Administration 1.2 (October 2008)



  • January 20th, 2021 “Quality of Judicial Reasoning” at the “Forum: Quality of Judicial Decisions; Research Project UNAM-PAPIIT IA301420” at the National Autonomous University Of Mexico Faculty of Law (online Forum)
  • December 13-15 2018; “Performance Evaluation: Separating Judges from Courts” at the “Second National Congress on Human Rights”, at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Warsaw, Poland
  • June 25-27 2018; “From Government to Governance, From Judiciary to…?”, at ICON-S Conference 2018 “Identity, Security, Democracy: Challenged for Public Law” Hong Kong University
  • February 9 2018; “De Facto Precedent in ECJ Judgements: And Overview”, at “Workshop on Precedent in EU law: The Linguistic Aspect”, part of Law and Language at the European Court of Justic the LLECJ Project, University of Birmingham, Law School
  • November 14-15 2017; “Evaluation of Judges Workshop”, Presentation of Comparative Experiences of Judicial Performance Evaluation, Best and Poor Practices, Tbilisi, Georgia (OSCE Workshop)
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