IPBA 2021

Gao Xiaoli


The Supreme People's Court of P. R. China


Mrs. Gao Xiaoli is the Deputy Chief judge of Sixth Circuit Court of the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China. She is also the judge of the Intentional Commercial Court of SPC and in charge of the Second International Commercial Court of SPC.

Judge Gao has been serving as a judge in SPC for over 20 years and has participated in the adjudication of over 1000 cases. She also exerts great influence as the main drafter of 11 Judicial Interpretive Directives, another important aspect of the judicial work of SPC.

She got her Ph.D. in law from Law School of University of International Business and Economics, Master in Law from Law School of Beijing University, LL.M. in Law School of Montreal University of Canada, Bachelor in Law from China University of Political Science and Law. She was a visiting scholar in Max-Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Germany in autumn of 2012.