CHEONG Jun Ming Mervyn

Legal Skills Programme

LL.B. (NUS, 2nd Upper Class), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore

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Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
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Subjects Taught

Legal Analysis, Research and Communication

Brief Biodata

Mervyn graduated from NUS in 2008 with a Second Upper Bachelor Degree in Law and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2009. He spent 7 years in private practice before joining an international financial institution as an in-house legal counsel. As a litigator, Mervyn's practice areas straddled both civil/commercial litigation and criminal litigation. He was also one of the youngest lead counsel to be appointed under two key pro bono schemes in Singapore: the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme administered by the Law Society, and the Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences administered by the Registrar of the Supreme Court. He also had conduct of the first successful case under the Innocence Project (Singapore). Outside of the legal landscape, Mervyn is a certified self-defence instructor and also volunteers regularly by serving the elderly community.

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