Master of International Law Candidate
University of Sydney
- Invited to attend the Junior Scholar's Workshop in the 6th Biennial Conference organised by Asian Society of International Law.
Zen is a postgraduate at the University of Sydney pursuing a Master of International Law. Zen obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of International Relations from the Australian National University, and a Certificate of Mastery (Political Philosophy) from Harvard University.
Zen has worked with numerous leading law firms, which include Clifford Chance, Norton Rose Fulbright, King & Wood Mallesons, and Drew & Napier. Zen has also worked for Schlumberger, a Fortune Global 500 Company. Furthermore, Zen volunteers with the United Nations Association of Australia. During his studies, Zen was the semi-finalist for the Australian Red Cross Laws of War essay writing competition.
Zen has published in a leading American international law journal on the interaction between cyberwarfare and the law of armed conflict . Zen was also a student editor of the Australian Year Book of International Law. Zen is a Friend of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and actively judges moots and advocates for various causes in his free time.
Zen’s legal interests cover a range of subject matters in international law, including law of armed conflict, military law, cyberwar in international law, autonomous weapons system in international law, law of the sea, the use of force , state responsibility, and international dispute resolution.
Zen is highly proficient in English and Mandarin Chinese.