Bernard Schneider is a Lecturer in International Tax Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London School of Law. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at IBFD Academic.
He graduated from the New York University School of Law with a JD and an LLM in Taxation, and holds an MIA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and an Advanced Certificate in China Studies from Columbia University’s East Asian Institute.
He studied Chinese at the Mandarin Training Centre of the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei and at Capital Normal University in Beijing. He wrote his PhD thesis at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies on the development of the Chinese income tax system, with a particular focus on the rule of law.
Prior to completing his PhD he practised law in New York, China and the United Kingdom, primarily in the areas of international, US and UK taxation. He holds the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.