Elijah studied law in Nanjing and Shanghai (China) and then German in Berlin and Mittweida. He holds an LL.M. in German and European Law and Legal Practice from Humboldt Universität Berlin. Likewise, he now studies law at Freie Universität Berlin and focuses on German legal history and comparative private law. Within the ERC project, he has assisted Prof. Lomfeld and his research assistants in their research on bankruptcy law, focusing on the relationship between the social credit system in China and bankruptcy law.