Bernard Schneider

Visiting Associate Professor and Fellow
Notre Dame London Law Program

Bernard Schneider is Senior Lecturer in International Tax Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. He also serves as Academic Director of the Institute of Tax Law, Director of the LL.M. in Tax Law, and LL.M. Research Director. He teaches international and comparative, U.S. and Chinese taxation.

Schneider wrote his Ph.D. thesis on the development of the Chinese income tax system. His main research interests are in the areas of international and comparative tax law, tax policy and administration, the taxation of individuals, tax law as public law, and the U.S. and Chinese tax systems.

He graduated from the New York University School of Law with a J.D. and an LL.M. in Taxation, and he 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 is fully proficient in Mandarin Chinese and can read and write traditional and simplified characters.

Prior to completing his thesis, Schneider practised in New York, China, and the United Kingdom, primarily in the areas of international and U.S. taxation.