Prior to joining the School of Law Bo Xie was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National University of Singapore. She obtained her LL.B and M.A. in Corporate Law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law in China. She also studied an LL.M in European Business Law at Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, graduating in 2006 with Distinction. She came to the UK to study for her PhD in Corporate Insolvency Law. During her PhD studies she also worked as a Teaching Assistant at Manchester Law School.
Dr Xie's primary research interests are in the areas of company law and insolvency law. She is particularly interested in governance issues in corporate rescue law and comparative studies of corporate insolvency law.
Comparative Insolvency Law: The Pre-pack Approach in Corporate Rescue. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham.
'The two-pronged control models under Chinese reorganisation procedure: application, problems and improvement' International Company and Commercial Law Review, vol 24, no. 3, pp. 104-116.
'Role of insolvency practitioners in the UK pre-pack administrations: challenges and control' International Insolvency Review, vol 21, no. 2, pp. 85-103. DOI:
'Regulating Pre-packaged Administration -: a complete agenda' Journal of Business Law, vol 2011, no. 5, pp. 513-527.
'Protecting the Interests of General Unsecured Creditors in Pre-packs – The Implication and Implementation of SIP 16: the Implication and Implementation of SIP 16' Company Lawyer, vol 31, no. 6, pp. 189-195.